Tiaro, Queensland

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Tiaro
Queensland
Tiaro Bruce Highway.JPG
Bruce Highway at Tiaro
Tiaro is located in Queensland
Tiaro
Tiaro
Coordinates 25°44′S 152°35′E / 25.733°S 152.583°E / -25.733; 152.583Coordinates: 25°44′S 152°35′E / 25.733°S 152.583°E / -25.733; 152.583
Population 433 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 4650
Location
LGA(s) Fraser Coast Regional Council
State electorate(s) Maryborough
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay

Tiaro /ˈtr/ is a small town on the Mary River in Queensland, Australia. The town is situated on the Bruce Highway 27 kilometres (17 mi) south of Maryborough and 227 kilometres (141 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Tiaro had a population of 433.[1]

Timber and farming are the predominant industries in the Tiaro area, although the town's position on Queensland's main coastal highway also brings economic benefits.

History[edit]

Tiaro War Memorial

The Tiaro War Memorial commemorates those who served in World War 1. It was unveiled on 25 April 1921 (ANZAC Day) by Sir Thomas William Glasgow.[2] [3]

Originally the main centre of the Shire of Tiaro, Tiaro became part of the Fraser Coast Regional Council after the amalgamations of local councils on 17 March 2008.

Notable residents[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tiaro (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-07-25. 
  2. ^ "Tiaro War Memorial". Monument Australia. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "PERSONAL.". The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) (Qld.: National Library of Australia). 19 April 1921. p. 9. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 

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