Tieri

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Tieri
Queensland
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Tieri streetscape, September 2016
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Tieri
Location in Queensland
Coordinates 23°02′06″S148°20′54″E / 23.03500°S 148.34833°E / -23.03500; 148.34833 Coordinates: 23°02′06″S148°20′54″E / 23.03500°S 148.34833°E / -23.03500; 148.34833
Population1,129 (2016 census) [1]
Established1983
Postcode(s) 4709
Location
LGA(s) Central Highlands Region
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. In the 2016 census, Tieri had a population of 1,129 people. [1]

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Geography

The locality is an "island" within the locality of Lilyvale. The German Creek (towards Middlemount), Oaky Creek Coal No.1 & North and Gregory Crinum mines (Emerald) are situated close by. [4]

History

At the 2011 census, Tieri had a population of 2012. [5]

Heritage listings

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

Education

Tieri State School opened on 24 January 1983. [7] The school motto is 'Strive for Success'. [8] Their Annual Report states the school is coeducational and has 187 students enrolled. [9]

Amenities

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Tieri Library, 2018

According to an early resident, writing in 2010, there were no facilities when people moved to the town. [10] 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.

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Library interior, 2018

Central Highlands Regional Council operates Tieri Library at the corner of Grasstree and Anncrouye Streets, Tieri. [11]

Notable residents

Former Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak hails from Tieri.

See also

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References

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tieri (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2018. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  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. "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland . Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  5. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Tieri (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 March 2016. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  6. "Tieri War Memorial (entry 602184)". Queensland Heritage Register . Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  7. "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government . Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  8. "Tieri State School". Education Queensland. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  9. "Tieri State School Annual Report" (PDF). Education Queensland. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  10. Murray, Georgina; David Peetz (2010). Women of the Coal Rushes. UNSW Press. p. 74. ISBN   978-1742232218 . Retrieved 5 March 2016.
  11. "Tieri Library". Public Libraries Connect. State Library of Queensland. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2018.

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