Suburb Profiles

Coolum Beach

Coolum Beach - Mount Coolum - Yaroomba - Point Arkwright is a growing residential and tourist area, with some industrial and commercial areas, and substantial parklands. To the east lies the Coral Sea, to the west is Yandina Creek, and to the south is Marcoola and to the north is Peregian Beach. Coolum Beach and Mount Coolum are named after the mountain. The name Coolum is thought to derive from an Aboriginal word meaning “blunt”. Originally named “Coronation Beach”, the name Yaroomba was…

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Peregian Beach

The township runs along the Peregian Beach just east of the dunes providing most residents with easy beach access. The town centre has a lovely village feel with many cafes, restaurants and boutique shops nestled around the town square. The town, with a foot print of only 3.5 square kilometres, retains a close knit community vibe. The long expanse of open beach gives surfers, swimmers and fishermen plenty of room to enjoy the sand and the waves. Patrolled all year round, the beach also is a…

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Peregian Springs

The emerging town of Peregian Springs has something for everyone. With development continually shaping the area and building on an already thriving community, Peregian Springs offers schools, child care, a shopping centre, restaurants, a golf course, doctors, dentist, vet, dance studio and many other services. Families have a variety of local schools to choose from including St Andrews Anglican College (prep to year 12), Peregian Springs State School (prep to year 7) and near by Peregian Beach College…

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Yaroomba

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