Conondale, Queensland

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Conondale
Queensland
ConondaleGeneralStore.JPG
Conondale General store
Conondale is located in Queensland
Conondale
Conondale
Coordinates26°44′S 152°43′E / 26.733°S 152.717°E / -26.733; 152.717Coordinates: 26°44′S 152°43′E / 26.733°S 152.717°E / -26.733; 152.717
Population858 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4552
Location
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal Division(s)Fisher

Conondale is a town in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland hinterland region of Queensland, Australia. The town is located in the Sunshine Coast Region local government area and on the banks of the upper Mary River, 114 kilometres (71 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2016 census, the locality of Conondale, which includes the surrounding area, had a population of 858.[1]

Crystal Waters ecovillage[edit]

Conondale is home to the Crystal Waters ecovillage which provides accommodation for 200 residents. It was established formally in 1987 making it one of the first in Australia.[2]

History[edit]

Conondale Post Office opened by 1949 (a receiving office or Telegraph office had been open from 1904) and closed in 1974.[3]

Heritage listings[edit]

Conondale has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Amenities[edit]

The Sunshine Coast Regional Council operates a mobile library service which visits the at the school on Maleny-Kenilworth Road.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Conondale (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 January 2019. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "The village people". Green Lifestyle. nextmedia. 26 September 2012. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Conondale Timbers Sawmill (entry 602689)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Libraries: Mobile timetable". Sunshine Coast Regional Council. Archived from the original on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

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