HISTORICAL MEANINGS FOR MORANBAH STREETS

  • - Bacon Lane - William Bacon was a Shire Councillor for over 30 years.
  • - Bacon Street - William Bacon was a Shire Councillor for over 30 years.
  • - Belshore Street - Mervyn Belshore was a champion athlete from Central Queensland.  In 1956, he was an official starter at the Olympics.
  • - Bernborough Avenue - Famous Australian Racehorse, won 15 races in a row, and he was later sold for an Australian record to America.
  • - Connor Drive - Dan Connor who settled to the East, the Range and River also bear his name.
  • - Elliot Street - Herb Elliot was a Australian and Olympic champion athlete.
  • - Flinders Drive - Matthew Flinders was an explorer and navigator (1774-1814).
  • - Fraser Street - Dawn Fraser and Australian Olympic champion swimmer.
  • - Griffin Street - Wilton Griffin, General Merchant and Mayor Clermont 1890's.
  • - Grout Street - Wally Grout was an Australian Test Cricketer.
  • - Isaac Way - Fredirick Neville Isaac from Darling Downs.
  • - Lawrence Street - James William Lawrence was a prominent Clermont identity in business and sport.
  • - Lawson Drive - Henry Lawson was a famous Australian poet and writer.
  • - Leichhardt Street - Ludwig Leichhardt was an explorer and naturalist.
  • - McCool Street - Colin McCool was a Queensland Test Cricketer (1946-1947 All Rounder).
  • - Renier Crest - Pier Luigi was an Italian businessman instrumental in the development of Utah Mining Towns.  His family were 'Doges' of Venice.  The 'Doge' was head of state until 1797.
  • - Sinnot Court - Jim Sinnot a Shire Clerk 1930.
  • - Williams Street - Old pioneer of Moranbah.