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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Burnside is located in Queensland
Coordinates 26°37′54″S 152°56′04″E / 26.6316°S 152.9344°E / -26.6316; 152.9344Coordinates: 26°37′54″S 152°56′04″E / 26.6316°S 152.9344°E / -26.6316; 152.9344
Population 2,409 (2016 census)
 • Density 455/km2 (1,180/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4560
Area 5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
  • 4.5 km (3 mi) W of Nambour
  • 105 km (65 mi) N of Brisbane
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s) Nicklin
Federal Division(s) Fairfax
Suburbs around Burnside:
Kureelpa Highworth Nambour
Perwillowen Burnside Nambour
Perwillowen Perwillowen Coes Creek

Burnside is a locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Burnside had a population of 2,409 people.


Burnside State School is a government primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at 51 Blaxland Road (26°37′49″S 152°56′51″E / 26.6304°S 152.9475°E / -26.6304; 152.9475 (Burnside State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 485 students with 47 teachers (40 full-time equivalent) and 22 non-teaching staff (14 full-time equivalent).

Burnside State High School is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at Blaxland Road (26°37′49″S 152°56′50″E / 26.6304°S 152.9472°E / -26.6304; 152.9472 (Burnside State High School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 796 students with 78 teachers (72 full-time equivalent) and 36 non-teaching staff (24 full-time equivalent).

Nambour Special School is a special primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 70 Windsor Road (26°37′58″S 152°56′45″E / 26.6329°S 152.9458°E / -26.6329; 152.9458 (Nambour Special School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 151 students with 46 teachers (37 full-time equivalent) and 53 non-teaching staff (34 full-time equivalent). It provides special education in the Sunshine Coast region.

St John's College is a Catholic secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at Perwillowen Road (26°38′16″S 152°56′42″E / 26.6379°S 152.9449°E / -26.6379; 152.9449 (St John's College)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 765 students with 58 teachers (55 full-time equivalent) and 34 non-teaching staff (26 full-time equivalent).

Physically the TAFE campus is the largest of Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE campuses, and offers courses including Childcare, Community Work, Conservation and Land Management, Horticulture, Construction, Graphic Design, Music, Photography, Interior Design, and Building Design.

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