Sunshine Coast, Queensland
|Population||438 (2011 census)|
|Location||96 km (60 mi) from Brisbane|
Chevallum is a suburb in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It had a population of 438 at the 2011 Australian Census. Part of the western boundary of the suburb is marked by the Bruce Highway. Eudlo Creek, a tributary of the Maroochy River courses through the suburb.
Chevallum is known for its strawberries and participates in the local Strawbfest. It has a local permaculture group devoted to organic and sustainable farming, which holds regular meetings at Chevallum School. Chevallum School is participating in a national educational reform called the "New Basics", which promotes "Futures Oriented" education based on active citizenship, life pathways, interaction with the environment, and communication.
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