Theebine

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Theebine
Queensland
Theebine Hotel 2010.JPG
Theebine Hotel
Theebine is located in Queensland
Theebine
Theebine
Coordinates 25°57′0″S 152°33′0″E / 25.95000°S 152.55000°E / -25.95000; 152.55000Coordinates: 25°57′0″S 152°33′0″E / 25.95000°S 152.55000°E / -25.95000; 152.55000
Population 182 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4570
Location
LGA(s)
State electorate(s) Gympie
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Localities around Theebine:
Miva Paterson Gootchie
Miva Theebine Kanigan
Miva Scotchy Pocket Gunalda

Theebine is a small town and locality split between the Gympie Region and the Fraser Coast Region, both in Queensland, Australia.[2][3][4] In the 2011 census, Theebine had a population of 182 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The town is located 204 kilometres (127 mi) north of the Queensland's capital city, Brisbane. Most of the locality and the town is within Gympie Region with only a small area in the north-east in the Fraser Coast Region. The western boundary of the locality is the Mary River. The North Coast railway line passes through the locality from south to north with the Theebine railway station serving the town. The former Kingaroy railway line (later the Nanango railway line) branched at Theebine with the Dickabram railway station (25°57′13″S 152°30′02″E / 25.95361°S 152.50056°E / -25.95361; 152.50056 (Dickabram railway station))[5] located in Theebine just before the Dickabram Bridge over the Mary River.[6]

History[edit]

The town was originally established to service the railway junction where the Kingaroy line branched from the North Coast railway line.

The Theebine Hotel was first built in 1909.[7]

The Kilkivan Junction Provisional School opened in 1889 and became Kilkivan Junction State School on 1 Jan 1909. In 1910 it was renamed Theebine State School.[8]

Heritage listings[edit]

Theebine has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Attractions[edit]

The town is best known for the restored Theebine Hotel, a tourist attraction.[7]

Education[edit]

Theebine State School is a government co-educational primary school (P-6) at 631 Scrub Road. In 2015, it had an enrolment of 5 students with 1 teacher and 2 non-teaching staff (1 equivalent full-time).[10]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Theebine (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 March 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Theebine - town (entry 44222)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Theebine - locality in Gympie Region (entry 49521)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Theebine - locality in Fraser Coast Region (entry 47503)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Dickabram - railway station (entry 9894)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Theebine". Fraser Coast Holidays. Fraser Coast South Burnett Tourism. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  8. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  9. ^ "Dickabram Bridge (entry 600836)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
  10. ^ "2015 School Annual Report" (PDF). Theebine State School. Retrieved 2 March 2017.

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