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.
Previous Next
Test Caption
Test Description goes like this