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BALLINA: James Ainsworth, son of Thomas Ainsworth, said the name Bullenah was the aboriginal name for Ballina. He understood it related to fish and oysters, their abundance in the neighbourhood and the ease with which they could be obtained ((Trove 31.07.1936)

Balloona is also an Aboriginal name meaning 'place of dead, dying or wounded',' blood running from wounded' (Trove 26.4.1904 p.13)

CUMBALUM: Cumbulam is an aboriginal name for 'flathead fish' (Trove 26.4.1904 p.13)

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