DemographicsTambo is approximately 617.72 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Tambo was 367. The population is 51% male and 49% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Tambo are $600 to $799. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $0 to $74.
DescriptionTambo is a town located in Central West Queensland, Australia, on the banks of the Barcoo River. Tambo is 101 kilometres (63 mi) southeast of the town of Blackall via the Landsborough Highway, and approximately 862 kilometres (536 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Tambo had a population of 345. Tambo was settled in 1863, making it the oldest town in western Queensland. Like much of the west, sheep became the mainstay of the economy. Tambo takes its name from an Indigenous Australian word, meaning "hidden place", or, "resting place, fish, shady waters, hidden waters, a secluded spot, hidden place and native yam." Today, cattle and tourism are of major importance to the town. A number of heritage buildings survive from the earliest days of settlement. The Carnarvon National Park (Salvator Rosa section) lies to the east of Tambo