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Caloundra West
CaloundraQueensland
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Beech Starship at Caloundra Airport
Caloundra West is located in Queensland
Caloundra West
Caloundra West
Coordinates 26°48′22″S 153°06′08″E / 26.8061°S 153.1022°E / -26.8061; 153.1022 (Caloundra West (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 26°48′22″S 153°06′08″E / 26.8061°S 153.1022°E / -26.8061; 153.1022 (Caloundra West (centre of suburb))
Population 6,297 (2016 census)
 • Density 759/km2 (1,970/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4551
Area 8.3 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Bribie
State electorate(s)
  • Caloundra
  • Kawana
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Caloundra West:
Little Mountain Aroona Caloundra
Baringa Caloundra West Golden Beach
Bells Creek Pelican Waters Pelican Waters

Caloundra West is a mixed-use suburb of Caloundra in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Caloundra West had a population of 6,297 people.

Education

Unity College is a Catholic primary and secondary (Prep to Year 12) school for boys and girls at 47 Lomond Crescent, Bellvista Estate (26°48′10″S 153°05′23″E / 26.8029°S 153.0897°E / -26.8029; 153.0897 (Unity College)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1,405 students with 111 teachers (100 full-time equivalent) and 62 non-teaching staff (50 full-time equivalent).

There are no government schools in Caloundra West. The nearest government primary schools are Talara Primary College in Currimundi to the north, Meridan State College in Meridan Plains to the north-west, Golden Beach State School in neighbouring Golden Beach to south-east, and Baringa State Primary School in neighbouring Baringa to the west. The nearest secondary schools are Meridan State College in Meridan Plains to the north-west and Caloundra State High School in Caloundra to the north-east.

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