Teebar, Queensland

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Teebar
Queensland
Teebar is located in Queensland
Teebar
Teebar
Coordinates25°39′34″S 152°12′26″E / 25.6594°S 152.2072°E / -25.6594; 152.2072Coordinates: 25°39′34″S 152°12′26″E / 25.6594°S 152.2072°E / -25.6594; 152.2072
Population43 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density0.634/km2 (1.643/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4620
Area67.8 km2 (26.2 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Fraser Coast Region
State electorate(s)Maryborough
Federal Division(s)Wide Bay
Suburbs around Teebar:
Boompa Boompa Brooweena
Boompa Teebar Gigoomgan
Malarga Malarga Gigoomgan

Teebar is a locality in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Teebar had a population of 43 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Eel Creek and Sandy Creek form the north-western boundary of the locality. Munna Creek forms the north-eastern boundary. Teebar Creek forms the south-eastern boundary. All of these creeks are ultimately tributaries of the Mary River.[3]

The Brooweena Woolooga Road passes through the locality from south (Malarga) to north (Boompa). Boompa Road enters the locality from the north-west (Boompa) and terminates at its junction with the Brooweena Woolooga Road in the north-west of the locality.[3]

The principal land use is grazing on native vegetation.[3]

History[edit]

A copper mine and shelter were established in Teebar in 1873 by the Teebar Copper Mining Company Ltd. The location is described as being "north side of Munna Creek one and a half miles west of Clifton Station" and the ruins include a 100 ton slag heap.[4]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Teebar. The nearest primary school is in Brooweena and the nearest secondary school is in Maryborough.[3]

Events[edit]

Teebar holds an annual agricultural show which includes a campdraft and rodeo.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Teebar (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Teebar - locality in Fraser Coast Region (entry 46677)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  4. ^ Pearson, Michael (2003). "The early copper mining industry in Central Queensland, 1863-1879 - History and place". Journal of Australasian Mining History: 17.
  5. ^ "Teebar". Our Fraser Coast - Regional Lifestyle, Arts and Culture | Maryborough - Hervey Bay. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Teebar Campdraft and Rodeo Home Page". www.teebar.com.au. Retrieved 19 August 2019.