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Population 153 (2016 census)
 • Density 69.5/km2 (180/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4650
Area 2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Fraser Coast Region
State electorate(s) Maryborough
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Localities around Tuan:
Tuan Forest Boonooroo Boonooroo
Tuan Forest Tuan Great Sandy Strait
Tuan Forest Tuan Forest Tuan Forest

Tuan is a coastal rural town and locality in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Tuan had a population of 153 people.


Big Tuan Creek forms the southern boundary of the locality while Little Tuan Creek bounds the locality to the north. The shore of the Great Sandy Strait bounds the locality to the east. The town is situated on the eastern shore.


The town name takes its name for an Aboriginal word from a Sydney dialect meaning brush tailed phascogale.


There are no schools in Tuan. The nearest primary schools are in Maryborough and its suburbs. The nearest secondary school is in Maryborough.

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