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The Leichhardt Highway, passing through Condamine
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Population 384 (2016 census)
 • Density 0.4927/km2 (1.276/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4416
Area 779.3 km2 (300.9 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
  • 33.1 km (21 mi) S of Miles
  • 124 km (77 mi) WNW of Dalby
  • 335 km (208 mi) WNW of Brisbane
LGA(s) Western Downs Region
State electorate(s) Warrego
Federal Division(s) Maranoa
Localities around Condamine:
Drillham South Miles Nangram
Pine Hills
Condamine Wieambilla
Barramornie The Gums

Condamine is a rural town and locality in the Western Downs Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, the locality of Condamine had a population of 384 people.

Condamine is claimed to be the location of the invention of the 'Condamine Bell', a small bell made from sheet metal used to locate herds of cattle.


Tieryboo Post Office opened on 21 May 1856. It was renamed Condamine in July of that year.


Condamine has a rugby union team which compete in the Darling Downs Rugby Union competition, against such teams as the University of Southern Queensland Rugby Union Club, Toowoomba Rangers Rugby Union Club, Toowoomba City Rugby Club, Roma Echidnas, the Condamine Cods, the Dalby Wheatmen, the Goondiwindi Emus, the Warwick Water Rats and the University of Queensland Rugby Union Club (Gatton Campus).


Condamine State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Kennedy Street (26°55′30″S 150°08′05″E / 26.9250°S 150.1346°E / -26.9250; 150.1346 (Condamine State School)). In 2016, the school had an enrolment of 32 students with 5 teachers (3 equivalent full-time) and 4 non-teaching staff (2 equivalent full-time). It is one of the oldest state primary schools in Queensland. In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 26 students with 4 teachers (3 full-time equivalent) and 4 non-teaching staff (2 full-time equivalent).

There are no secondary schools in Condamine with the nearest government schools being Miles State High School in Miles, 34 kilometres (21 mi) north of Condamine.

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