Tempy, Victoria

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Tempy, Victoria, Mar 1940.jpg
Front of the H.V. McKay Agency, at Tempy in March 1940
Tempy is located in Shire of Yarriambiack
Coordinates35°20′40″S 142°25′30″E / 35.34444°S 142.42500°E / -35.34444; 142.42500Coordinates: 35°20′40″S 142°25′30″E / 35.34444°S 142.42500°E / -35.34444; 142.42500
State electorate(s)Mildura
Federal Division(s)Mallee
Localities around Tempy:
Ouyen Ouyen Mittyack, Pier Milan
Patchewollock Tempy Nandaly, Tyenna
Patchewollock Speed Straten

Tempy is a locality in Victoria, Australia, located approximately 136 km from Mildura, Victoria and south of Ouyen. The area was settled after the arrival of the railway, the Post Office opening on 18 July 1910.[2]

The major industry in this region, The Mallee is farming, predominantly sheep and wheat.

Tempy Primary School opened in June 1910 on a site a mile south of the town. The building was moved to the town itself in 1914, and replaced by a new building in 1919 where the Roman Catholic Church later stood. It was replaced in 1925 by a new school on the present site.[3]

Tempy West State School (No. 3978) opened five miles west of the town in late 1918 and closed in 1936.[4]


  1. ^ Travelmate
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ What Happened To All The Schools?. Local History Resource Centre. 1989. p. 48.
  4. ^ What Happened To All The Schools?. Local History Resource Centre. 1989. p. 51.