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Federal is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 303 (2016 census)
 • Density 9.90/km2 (25.6/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4568
Area 30.6 km2 (11.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Shire of Noosa
State electorate(s) Nicklin
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Suburbs around Federal:
Cooran Cooran Pomona
Tuchekoi Federal Black Mountain
Tuchekoi Ridgewood Black Mountain

Federal is a rural locality in the Shire of Noosa, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Federal had a population of 303. It is located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland near the towns of Cooran and Pomona.


There are a number of homesteads in the locality:

  • Cliona Lodge (26°23′01″S 152°47′00″E / 26.3836°S 152.7834°E / -26.3836; 152.7834 (Cliona Lodge (homestead)))
  • Dunromin (26°24′23″S 152°48′40″E / 26.4064°S 152.8110°E / -26.4064; 152.8110 (Dunromin (homestead)))
  • Monte Video (26°25′33″S 152°48′18″E / 26.4258°S 152.8051°E / -26.4258; 152.8051 (Monte Video (homestead)))


Federal State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 40 Middle Creek Road (26°23′34″S 152°47′39″E / 26.3929°S 152.7943°E / -26.3929; 152.7943 (Federal State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 89 students with 11 teachers (7 full-time equivalent) and 7 non-teaching staff (4 full-time equivalent).

There is no secondary school in Federal. The nearest secondary school is Noosa District State High School which has its junior campus at neighbouring Pomona to the north-east and its senior campus at Cooroy to the east.

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