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Chevallum is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 441 (2016 census)
 • Density 48.5/km2 (126/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4555
Area 9.1 km2 (3.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s) Nicklin
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Chevallum:
Palmwoods Woombye Forest Glen
Palmwoods Chevallum Mons
Eudlo Ilkley Ilkley

Chevallum is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Chevallum had a population of 441 people.


Chevallum is known for its strawberries and participates in the local Strawbfest. It has a local permaculture group devoted to organic and sustainable farming, which holds regular meetings at Chevallum School. Chevallum School is participating in a national educational reform called the "New Basics", which promotes "Futures Oriented" education based on active citizenship, life pathways, interaction with the environment, and communication.


Chevallum State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 460 Chevallum Road (26°41′54″S 152°59′57″E / 26.6984°S 152.9993°E / -26.6984; 152.9993 (Chevallum State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 478 students with 41 teachers (33 full-time equivalent) and 23 non-teaching staff (14 full-time equivalent). The school includes a special education program.

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