Help name a Maryborough landmark


Fraser Coast residents are being encouraged to suggest an official name for the uniquely-designed spillway at the Ululah Lagoon in Maryborough.

“The spillway was built in the 1880s and there are not many of this type in Australia,” Councillor Paul Truscott said.

“It could also be the oldest of its type in Australia.”

The spillway channels the excess water from the lagoon to the Mary River.

“The Ululah Lagoon was made soon after the settlement of Maryborough by building an earth wall across Ululah Creek.

“The original timber spillway was later replaced by the current brick spillway.”

The structure has also been called the Ululah Lagoon Well. 

“Technically, it is not a well in that it isn’t for the supply of water, but rather for the discharge of water.”

Residents can send their suggestions for a name of the historical infrastructure to

OpenSpace& .

Suggestions must be received close of business on Tuesday, July 14.