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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   81790
Placename:   Mooball
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 23rd May 2003
GNB File:   GNB3810, 4780
LGA:   Tweed
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 26 20
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 30 10
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 26 14
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 30 14
Topographic Map:   Pottsville
1:100000 Map:   Murwillumbah 9541
Parish:   Mooball
County:   Rous
Description:   A bounded address locality. A locality on the Pacific Highway and the Main Northern Railway about 12km NNW of Brunswick Heads. Also assigned as a village. Boundaries within the Tweed Council area shown on map GNB3810.
Meaning:   From the Bandjalung-Yugambeh dialect chain word 'mobool', the cane of a lawyer vine. W E Hanlon Dictionary p250.1934.
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Originally spelt 'Moball' Source: A Meston Brisbane Courier 17.3.1924
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