Place:Ekibin, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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NameEkibin
Alt namesBurnett's Swampsource: The State of Queensland (Department of Environment and Resource Management) 2010.
Typeinhabited place
Coordinates27.515°S 153.050833°E
Located inBrisbane, Queensland, Australia     (1975 - )
source: Family History Library Catalog

Neighbourhood within Tarragindi was named by Queensland Place Names Board 11 August 1975. Ekibin probably is derived from Aboriginal Yuggera language, Turrbal dialect word "yekkebin" indicating reeds or rushes (probably Typha augustifolia). Refer J.G. Steele. Aboriginal pathways. Brisbane, 1986, p.134. Previously known as Burnetts Swamp (184?-1863).


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