Gunnawarra Homestead, from the west, 2001
|Population||13 (2016 census)|
|• Density||0.0136/km2 (0.0352/sq mi)|
|Area||956.2 km2 (369.2 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||207 km (129 mi) SW of Cairns|
Gunnawarra is 207 kilometres (129 mi) south-west of Cairns via the Bruce Highway, Gillies Range Road, Lake Barrine Road, State Route 25, State Route 24, the Kennedy Highway and Gunnawarra Road. From further west it can be accessed via the Kennedy Highway.
The name Gunnawarra comes from the pastoral property established by Walter Jervoise Scott and his brother Arthur Jervoise Scott, and is derived from Aboriginal words gunnaya meaning camp and warra meaning small.
Gunnawarra has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Gunnawarra Road: Gunnawarra Homestead
Gunnawarra is the start and end of two sections of the Bicentennial National Trail.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gunnawarra, Queensland.|
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Gunnawarra (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
- "Gunnawarra - locality in Tablelands Region (entry 48666)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 October 2019.
- "Gunnawarra Homestead (entry 600544)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
- "Section One – Cooktown to Gunnawarra". Bicentennial National Trail. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
- "Section Two – Gunnawarra to Collinsville". Bicentennial National Trail. Retrieved 23 March 2014.