Gunnewin is a locality in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]


The name Gunnewin was first used in 1926 and is an Aboriginal word meaning ringtailed possum or possum trap.[1]

Upper Injune Provisional School opened on 11 October 1926. In 1928 it was renamed Gunnewin West State School. It closed on 1945.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Gunnewin - locality in Maranoa Region (entry 47426)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  2. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0