Diwan, Queensland

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Diwan QLD 4873, Australia - panoramio (56).jpg
Diwan landscape, 2013
Diwan is located in Queensland
Coordinates16°11′10″S 145°25′24″E / 16.1861°S 145.4233°E / -16.1861; 145.4233Coordinates: 16°11′10″S 145°25′24″E / 16.1861°S 145.4233°E / -16.1861; 145.4233
Population153 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density6.24/km2 (16.17/sq mi)
Area24.5 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
LGA(s)Shire of Douglas
State electorate(s)Cook
Federal Division(s)Leichhardt
Suburbs around Diwan:
Noah Thornton Beach Coral Sea
Noah Diwan Coral Sea
Cow Bay Cow Bay Cow Bay

Diwan is a coastal locality in the Shire of Douglas, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Diwan had a population of 153 people.[1]


The locality is partly bounded by Cape Tribulation Road to the north, by Alexandra Bay (within the Coral Sea) to the east, and by Hutchinson Creek to the south.[3]

Most of Diwan is within the Daintree National Park.[3]


Alexandra Bay State School opened on 1 June 1986.[4]

The locality was named and bounded on 8 September 2000.[2]


Alexandra Bay State School is a government primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at Lot 1 Cape Tribulation Road (16°12′50″S 145°25′20″E / 16.2138°S 145.4222°E / -16.2138; 145.4222 (Alexandra Bay State School)).[5][6] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 31 students with 3 teachers and 6 non-teaching staff (3 full-time equivalent).[7]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Diwan (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Diwan - locality in Shire of Douglas (entry 48609)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Alexandra Bay State School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  7. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.

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