Mount Tarampa, Queensland

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Mount Tarampa
Queensland
Lower Lockyer Creek.jpg
Lower Lockyer Creek, Mount Tarampa, 2011
Mount Tarampa is located in Queensland
Mount Tarampa
Mount Tarampa
Coordinates27°27′55″S 152°29′04″E / 27.4652°S 152.4844°E / -27.4652; 152.4844Coordinates: 27°27′55″S 152°29′04″E / 27.4652°S 152.4844°E / -27.4652; 152.4844
Postcode(s)4311
Area34.8 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
LGA(s)Somerset Region
State electorate(s)Nanango
Federal Division(s)Blair
Suburbs around Mount Tarampa:
Atkinsons Dam Atkinsons Dam Clarendon
Lockyer Waters Mount Tarampa Rifle Range
Kentville
Lynford
Lockrose Brightview

Mount Tarampa is a locality in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

Geography[edit]

Lockyer Creek forms the southern and eastern boundary of the locality. Although the locality is predominantly flat farming land, there is a local prominence (also called Mount Tarampa) of 150 metres in the southern part of the locality.[2]

History[edit]

Mount Tarampa Provisional School opened on 23 July 1906, becoming Mount Tarampa State School on 1 January 1909.[3]

Education[edit]

Mount Tarampa State School is a government co-educational primary school (P-6) at 9 Profkes Road. In 2016, the school had an enrolment of 44 students with 4 teachers (3 equivalent full-time) and 6 non-teaching staff (3 equivalent full-time).[4]

Heritage listings[edit]

Mount Tarampa has the following heritage-listed sites:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mount Tarampa - locality in Somerset Region (entry 44904)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ "Annual Report 2016" (PDF). Mount Tarampa State School. Archived (PDF) from the original on 12 September 2017. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Mt Tarampa State School (entry 602853)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 10 February 2018.

External links[edit]

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