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Jundah, Barcoo area far west Queensland

Jundah is a town in far western Queensland, Australia. The administrative centre of the Barcoo Shire, the town is located on the Thomson River, 1,122 kms west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Jundah had a population of 93.
The outback town was established in 1883 and given a name meaning "woman" in a local Aboriginal language. First settled by pastoralists, Jundah was home to an opal mining industry for around twenty years in the early twentieth century before it closed down due to water shortages.

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Jundah is a town in far western Queensland, Australia. The administrative centre of the Barcoo Shire, the town is located on the Thomson River, 1,122 kms west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Jundah had a population of 93.<br />
The outback town was established in 1883 and given a name meaning "woman" in a local Aboriginal language. First settled by pastoralists, Jundah was home to an opal mining industry for around twenty years in the early twentieth century before it closed down due to water shortages.