Ekibin, a suburban locality 8 km south-east of central Brisbane is now part of Tarragindi. It was named after the Ekibin Creek, a watercourse with headwaters from Toohey Forest Park, Holland Park West and Greenslopes. These streams joined Ekibin Creek in the vicinity of the Greenslopes private hospital, whereupon the creek widened, becoming the Burnett Swamp. The swampy watercourse, originally expressed as Ekkibon (thought to be an Aboriginal word describing the creek), becomes Norman Creek at Logan Road, Stones Corner.

Further Reading: 

John Kerr, ed, The annals of Annerley, Brisbane, Royal Historical Society of Queensland, 1997

Annie Mackenzie, Memories along the Boggo Track, Bowen Hills, Boolarong Publications, 1992

Juliet O'Brien et al, A history of Wellers Hill, Tarragindi and Ekibin 1850-1976, Brisbane, Wellers Hill State School, 1976


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