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Shire of Quilpie
Division of Maranoa
The Shire of Quilpie is a local government area in South West Queensland, Australia. It covers an area of 67,633.5 square kilometres (26,113.4 sq mi), and its administrative centre is the town of Quilpie.
The dominant industry is grazing. Opal fields are also worked within the shire.
Shire of Quilpie Wikipedia
The Shire was created on 17 July 1930 from parts of the Shires of Barcoo, Murweh and Paroo and part of the abolished Shire of Adavale and all of the abolished Shire of Bulloo. However, on 4 July 1931, the Shire of Bulloo was re-instated.1930-1933 H. J. Pegler
1997 - 2011 P. David Edwards
2012 - Stuart Mackenzie
The Shire of Quilpie includes the following settlements:Quilpie
Vaughan Johnson, Queensland state politician
Ewen Jones, Australian federal politician
Professor Don Markwell, social scientist and educational leader
Sandy McPhie, former Queensland state politician
Justine Saunders, late Australian actor