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Mudjimba
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Population 1,510 (2006 census)
 • Density 1,080/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4564
Area 1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location 7 km (4 mi) NNE of Maroochydore
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Maroochy
State electorate(s) Maroochydore
Federal Division(s) Fairfax
Suburbs around Mudjimba:
Sunshine Coast Airport Marcoola Coral Sea
Pacific Paradise Mudjimba Coral Sea
Twin Waters Twin Waters Coral Sea

Mudjimba is a suburb in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, and forms part of the Maroochydore urban centre.

History

Mudjimba gets its name from the local plant, the Midyam (Austromyrtus) bush.

Geography

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.

Transport

Sunshine Coast Airport is located adjacent to the suburb; the Sunbus depot is near the airport.

Attractions

Recently the ex-HMAS Brisbane was scuttled five kilometres off the coast.

Amenities

Mudjimba is home to the Mudjimba Surf Life Saving Club. The club was founded in 1996.

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