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Mount Tamborine
Queensland
Population 1,184 (2006 census)
Established 1875
Postcode(s) 4271
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Beaudesert
Federal Division(s) Wright

Mount Tamborine is a town (and former suburb) on Tamborine Mountain in South East Queensland, Australia.

History

Mount Tambourine Post Office opened by March 1924 (a receiving office had been open from 1881, originally known as Tambourine Mountain), was renamed Mount Tamborine in 1926 and closed in 1977.

Formerly a suburb in its own right, in 1997, Mount Tamborine was merged with other former suburbs North Tamborine and Eagle Heights to create the larger locality of Tamborine Mountain.

Heritage listings

Mount Tamborine has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

  • Geissmann Drive: Tamborine Mountain Road
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