Wallangarra, a town on the Queensland - New South Wales border, is 200 km south-west of central Brisbane. It is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal expression describing a local waterhole. The town is near the 1859 surveyor's tree carving that marked the state border, and there is a pre-federation customs house erected for the regulation of inter-colonial trade.

Further Reading: 

Marie Ditton, Wallangarra Jennings 1888-1988: the town - the schools and the people, Wallangarra, The Wallangarra -Jennings Centenary Committee Inc., 1988


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