Shire of Yeerongpilly
The Shire of Yeerongpilly was a local government area in the southern suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland. The shire, administered from Rocklea, covered an area of 175 square miles (453 km2), and existed as a local government entity from 1879 until 1925, when it was split up following the creation of the City of Brisbane under the City of Brisbane Act 1924.
|Shire of Yeerongpilly|
|Population||3,500 (1923 est.)|
|• Density||7.69/km2 (19.92/sq mi)|
|Area||455 km2 (175.7 sq mi)|
On 11 November 1879, the Yeerongpilly Division was created as one of 74 divisions within Queensland under the Divisional Boards Act 1879 with a population of 3428. It included and took its name from Yeerongpilly (now a suburb of Brisbane).
With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, Yeerongpilly Division became the Shire of Yeerongpilly on 31 March 1903.
On 1 October 1925, the Shire of Yeerongpilly was abolished, with its urban area becoming part of the new City of Brisbane, and the rural areas being divided between the Shires of Beaudesert, Tingalpa and Waterford.
- 1925: J. Cox
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (1924). Statistics of Queensland, 1923. p. 9F. Accessed at University of Melbourne, [[Parkville, Victoria|]].
- "Proclamation [Yeerongpilly Division]". Queensland Government Gazette. 11 November 1879. p. 25:989.
- "Agency ID1853, Stephens Divisional Board". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
- "Yeerongpilly". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
- "Agency ID9633, Yeerongpilly Shire Council". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
- "Order in Council". Queensland Government Gazette. 26 September 1925. p. 125:1288.
- "Mayors and Chairmen of Councils Who Were Entertained Yesterday By Alderman Jolly". The Brisbane Courier. National Library of Australia. 1 October 1925. p. 9. Retrieved 26 December 2013.