Mudjimba, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMudjimba
Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Mudjimba Island and Mudjimba Beach, 2004
|Population||2,540 (2016 census)|
|• Density||794/km2 (2,060/sq mi)|
|Area||3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||Sunshine Coast Region|
Mudjimba gets its name from the local plant, the Midyam (Austromyrtus) bush.
Mudjimba Island sits about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) off the coast. Also known as Old Woman Island, this is arguably the best surf break in the Sunshine Coast Region.
Sunshine Coast Airport is located adjacent to the suburb; the Sunbus depot is near the airport.
Recently the ex-HMAS Brisbane was scuttled five kilometres off the coast.
Mudjimba is home to the Mudjimba Surf Life Saving Club. The club was founded in 1996.
There are no schools in Mudjimba. The nearest primary school is Pacific Paradise State School in neighbouring Pacific Paradise to the west. The nearest secondary school is Maroochydore State High School in Maroochydore to the south.
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