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Population 123 (2016 census)
 • Density 6.95/km2 (18.0/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4650
Area 17.7 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
LGA(s) Fraser Coast Region
State electorate(s) Maryborough
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Localities around Tinnanbar:
Tuan Forest Great Sandy Strait Great Sandy Strait
Tuan Forest Tinnanbar Great Sandy Strait
Tuan Forest Tin Can Bay Tin Can Bay

Tinnanbar is a coastal town and a locality in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Tinnanbar had a population of 123 people.


Tinnanbar is bounded by the Great Sandy Strait on the north and east and by Kauri Creek to the south. The town is located on the north coast, while the east coastal strip is protected as the Great Sandy Conservation Park. The marine areas and tidal flats of the conservation park has populations of dolphins, turtles and dugongs. It is an important roosting area for migratory wading birds and a nesting area for the false water rat.

The only access road to the town is Tinninbar Road, which connects to the Maryborough-Cooloola Road.


The town has a white sandy beach at both high and low tide. Fishing and sailing are popular activities. There is a 2-lane boat ramp at the end of Boat Ramp Drive.

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