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Gayndah is the oldest gazetted town in Queensland

Gayndah lays claim to being the oldest gazetted town in Queensland and was first settled in 1849, and was once considered as a possiblt capital for the state.

Several buildings n Gayndah have been heritage listed including Mellors Drapery (one of the few buildings in Australia which still uses a "flying fox" to deal with transactions), old section of the State School, Gayndah Soldiers' Memorial Hall (Town Hall and Council Chambers), racecourse and several rail bridges.


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