Under ConstructionTown Profile: Goondiwindi The name Goondiwindi derives from a local Aboriginal word meaning the resting place of the birds. The town is situated on the Queensland side of the MacIntyre River, 350 kilometres south west of Brisbane. Just over 5,000 people call Goondiwindi home, with the town servicing the many trucks and other travellers who venture along the six highways that pass through or near the town (Newell, Leichhardt, Gore, Cunningham, Barwon and Bruxner). Goondiwindi is a major centre for agricultural production with the district farming a diverse range of produce including cotton, grain, sorghum, corn, barley, wheat, chickpeas, beef, wool, lamb and pork. Goondiwindi has an active sporting community with participants able to get involved in Rugby Union, Rugby League, Cricket, Golf, Tennis, AFL, Netball and Swimming . The town boasts a large indoor gymnasium, and a large man made water park that can be used for water skiing, swimming and other recreational activities.
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