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Chevallum
Queensland
Population 441 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 4555
Location 96 km (60 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s) Nicklin
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Chevallum:
Palmwoods Woombye Forest Glen
Palmwoods Chevallum Forest Glen
Palmwoods Ilkley Tanawha

Chevallum is a locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. It had a population of 441 at the 2016 Australian Census.

Economy

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.

Education

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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