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Tieri is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Coordinates 23°02′06″S 148°20′54″E / 23.03500°S 148.34833°E / -23.03500; 148.34833Coordinates: 23°02′06″S 148°20′54″E / 23.03500°S 148.34833°E / -23.03500; 148.34833
Population 2,012 (2011 census)[1]
Established 1983
Postcode(s) 4709
LGA(s) Central Highlands Regional Council
State electorate(s) Gregory
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Localities around Tieri:
Lilyvale Lilyvale Lilyvale
Lilyvale Tieri Lilyvale
Lilyvale Lilyvale Lilyvale

Tieri /tiˈɛəri/ is a small mining town and locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] Established in 1983, the town like nearby Middlemount and Dysart, is a service centre for local coal mines. At the 2011 census, Tieri had a population of 2012.[1]


The German Creek (towards Middlemount), Oaky Creek Coal No.1 & North and Gregory Crinum mines (Emerald) are close to Tieri.


According to an early resident there were no facilities when people moved to the town.[4] There were no shops and a bank visited once a week. Tieri now has a whole range of shops for a mining town. Tieri has bush trails for mountain, quad and dirt bikes. The nearest purpose built motorcross track is in Middlemount approximately 40 km away.

Notable residents[edit]

Former Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak hails from Tieri.

Heritage listings[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Tieri (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Tieri - town (entry 34525)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Tieri - locality (entry 46980)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  4. ^ Murray, Georgina; David Peetz (2010). Women of the Coal Rushes. UNSW Press. p. 74. ISBN 1742232213. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Tieri War Memorial (entry 602184)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 

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