Crystal Waters, Queensland

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Crystal Waters
Queensland
Crystal Waters is located in Queensland
Crystal Waters
Crystal Waters
Coordinates 26°47′06″S 152°42′50″E / 26.785°S 152.714°E / -26.785; 152.714Coordinates: 26°47′06″S 152°42′50″E / 26.785°S 152.714°E / -26.785; 152.714
Population 250 (?)[1]
 • Density 96.5/km2 (250/sq mi)
Established 1989[1]
Area 2.591 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s) Glass House
Federal Division(s) Fisher

Crystal Waters (also known as Crystal Waters Permaculture Village and Crystal Waters Ecovillage) is a sustainable housing development situated in Conondale in the Sunshine Coast hinterland of Queensland, Australia.[2]

In 1996, the village of Crystal Waters was a finalist in the World Habitat Awards by the Building and Social Housing Foundation for its "pioneering work in demonstrating new ways of low impact, sustainable living".[3] In 1998, the village of Crystal Waters was included in the "World's Best Practices" database of the United Nations organization.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.crystalwaterscollege.org.au/
  2. ^ a b Crystal Waters Archived 4 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Crystal Waters Permaculture Village". World Habitat Awards. Retrieved 25 July 2015.