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Dundowran Beach
Hervey BayQueensland
Population 2,079 (2016 census)
 • Density 157.5/km2 (408/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4655
Area 13.2 km2 (5.1 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
  • 9.8 km (6 mi) W of Pialba
  • 9.9 km (6 mi) W of Urraween
  • 32.8 km (20 mi) NNE of Maryborough
  • 293 km (182 mi) N of Brisbane
LGA(s) Fraser Coast Region
State electorate(s) Maryborough
Federal Division(s) Hinkler
Suburbs around Dundowran Beach:
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Hervey Bay
Craignish Dundowran Beach Eli Waters
Craignish Dundowran Dundowran

Dundowran Beach is a coastal suburb in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Dundowran Beach had a population of 2,079 people.

Geography

The suburb is bounded by the bay Hervey Bay to the north, Grinstead Road to the east, and Pialba Burrum Heads Road to the south.

The land in the west of the suburb is residential while the land is the east is still used for agriculture, a mix of crops and grazing on native vegetation. The northern boundary is a long sandy beach.

History

In the 2016 census, Dundowran Beach had a population of 2,079 people.

Education

There are no schools in Dundowran Beach. The nearest primary school is Yarrilee State School in Uraween to the south-east and Hervey Bay State High School in Pialba to the east.

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