Blumbergville no longer exists by that name, but when the small village in the Scenic Rim Region of Queensland, was established in 1885, it was one of the very few Australian towns ever to be named for a Jewish family.
Claimant Eddie Mabo, a Murray Islander; represented by Ron Castan QC.
Increased to 53 during 1991
1920-25. Earlier Governor of Gold Coast, Hong Kong & Natal, Chairman of the British G.P.O. and Chairman of the Inland Revenue.
Foundation stone laid 7 July 1885
They meet in rented auction rooms and a Masonic temple pending the consecration of its first synagogue in 1886.