Punthamara (QLD)

LocationOn creeks running east of Grey Range from Orient and Thargomindah north to near Quilpie; at Tobermory; on the west side of Grey Range only to Mount Margaret and Congie. Traditional movement was across the Grey Range from the west. Cameron suggests Thylungra as their locality. They practiced circumcision as a rite of male intiation, but not subincision.
Co-ordinates143°30'E x 27°25'S
Area3,200 sq. m. (8,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesMyles in Curr, 1886; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6444), 1905 (Gr. 6454); Cameron, 1904; Kirkham in Howitt, 1904; Tindale, 1940 and MS.
Alternative NamesBunthomarra, Buntamara, Buntamurra, Bantha-murra, Buntha-burra, Boonthamurra, Boontha Murra.