||Named and bounded by Governor in Council 18 June 1988. Reportedly an Aboriginal word, language and dialect not recorded, indicating flowing water. Refer S.J. Endacott. Aboriginal Words and Place Names... Melbourne, 1990. Named and bounded by the Minister for Natural Resources and Water and Minister Assisting the Premier in North Queensland, 26 October 2007. Regazetted by the Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and Minister for Trade on the 19 November 2010 due to the council amalgamations under the Local Government Reform Implementation Act 2007.