Buddina, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Buddina is located in Queensland
Coordinates 26°41′24″S 153°08′02″E / 26.69000°S 153.13389°E / -26.69000; 153.13389Coordinates: 26°41′24″S 153°08′02″E / 26.69000°S 153.13389°E / -26.69000; 153.13389
Population 3,666 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,670/km2 (4,320/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4575
Area 2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Mooloolah
State electorate(s) Kawana
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Buddina:
Mooloolaba Coral Sea Coral Sea
Minyama Buddina Coral Sea
Parrearra Warana Coral Sea

Buddina /bəˈdnə/ is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2]


Buddina includes the business district of the Kawana Waters urban centre.

The eastern half of Buddina fronts the Coral Sea with a long stretch of beaches, whilst the western half of the suburb is a canal neighbourhood.


In 1977 a fatal shark attack was reported on Buddina Beach.[3]


A notable feature of Buddina is the Kawana Shoppingworld shopping centre, which is one of the largest shopping centres on the Sunshine Coast and features over 100 stores including Big W, Woolworths, Coles and Aldi.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Buddina (Caloundra City) (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 January 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Buddina - suburb (entry 48545)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 June 2017. 
  3. ^ The Age 1/9/1977

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