Cooee, Tasmania

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Cooee
Tasmania
Cooee is located in Tasmania
Cooee
Cooee
Coordinates 41°02′28″S 145°52′35″E / 41.04111°S 145.87639°E / -41.04111; 145.87639Coordinates: 41°02′28″S 145°52′35″E / 41.04111°S 145.87639°E / -41.04111; 145.87639
Population 559 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7320
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) City of Burnie
State electorate(s) Braddon
Federal Division(s) Braddon
Suburbs around Cooee:
Bass Strait Bass Strait Bass Strait
Ocean Vista Cooee Parklands
East Cam East Cam Park Grove

Cooee is a small town on the north-west coast of Tasmania immediately west of Burnie, to which it is in effect a dormitory suburb. At the 2011 census, Cooee had a population of 559.[1]

The Burnie GP Super Clinic is located in Cooee as well as a pharmacy and North West Pathology.

History[edit]

Cooee Creek Post Office opened on 1 April 1906 and was renamed Cooee in 1912.[2]

During the 1970s it proudly promoted its "Golden Mile" of new and used car lots and service stations. One of Burnie's two State Schools is situated on its western edge.

Education[edit]

Sport[edit]

The Cooee Bulldogs and Burnie Tigers joined the North Western Football Association in the 1940s. They merged in the 1980s and become the Burnie Hawks. They merged again in 1995 to become the Burnie Dockers In 2007 the merged club Burnie-Cooee was inducted into the Tasmanian Football Hall of Fame.[3]

Notable People[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Cooee (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Burnie-Cooee inducted into Hall of Fame". AFL Tasmania. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Suzannah Pearce, ed. (17 November 2006). "CORNISH Ronald, Hon.". Who's Who in Australia Live!. North Melbourne, Vic: Crown Content Pty Ltd. 
  5. ^ "Bryan Green – Member for Braddon". Tasmanian Branch. Australian Labor Party. Archived from the original on 18 October 2007. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "Alastair Lynch". Eighties Tasmanian Football Legends. Tasmanian Football Legends. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  7. ^ Kirby, Michael (5 November 2005). "Three Tasmanian Law Reformers". Speeches. High Court of Australia. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 

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