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Ropeley Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2006
Ropeley is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 194 (2016 census)
 • Density 7.132/km2 (18.47/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4343
Area 27.2 km2 (10.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Lockyer Valley Region
State electorate(s) Lockyer
Federal Division(s) Wright
Suburbs around Ropeley:
Lower Tenthill Woodlands Blenheim
Upper Tenthill Ropeley Blenheim
Upper Tenthill Ingoldsby Rockside

Ropeley is a rural locality in the Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Ropeley had a population of 194 people.


Rosenblatt family posing outside a wooden dwelling, Ropeley, Queenslandf
Rosenblatt family posing outside a wooden dwelling, Ropeley, Queensland

The Deep Gully Provisional School opened in 1890 and in 1892 was renamed Ropeley Provisional School. On 2 Sep 1901 it became Ropeley State School. The school celebrated its centenary in 1990.


Reflecting its German heritage, Ropeley has one church, the Ropeley Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Ropeley has two cemeteries:

  • Ropeley Immanuel Lutheran cemetery, adjacent to the church
  • Ropeley Scandinavian Lutheran cemetery, associated with the former Scandinavian Lutheran congregation


Ropeley State School
Ropeley State School

Ropeley State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 4 Hoger Road (27°39′28″S 152°15′31″E / 27.6579°S 152.2587°E / -27.6579; 152.2587 (Ropeley State School)). In 2013, the school had 11 enrolled students with two teaching staff (one equivalent full-time). In 2015, only one child was enrolled. In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 5 students with 2 teachers (1 full-time equivalent) and 4 non-teaching staff (1 full-time equivalent).

There is no secondary school in Ropeley. The nearest government secondary school is Lockyer District State High School in Gatton to the north.

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