Chevallum, Queensland

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Chevallum
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Population 438 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4555
Location 96 km (60 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast
Suburbs around Chevallum:
Palmwoods Woombye Forest Glen
Palmwoods Chevallum Forest Glen
Palmwoods Ilkley Tanawha

Chevallum is a suburb in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It had a population of 438 at the 2011 Australian Census.[1] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Chevallum, Queensland". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 

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Coordinates: 26°42′S 152°59′E / 26.700°S 152.983°E / -26.700; 152.983