Nudgee, a residential suburb, is 15 km north-east of central Brisbane. It is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal word describing a wild or black duck, although other meanings are recorded.

The area originally included most, if not all, of Banyo and Boondall, which explains how the primary school and Nudgee College are now found in those suburbs.

Further Reading: 

Sue Pechey and Jean Tremayne, Pioneers, picnics and pineapples: community history of Banyo-Nudgee, Spring Hill, Aebis Publishing, 1994


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