Doonan, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Doonan is located in Queensland
Coordinates26°26′31″S 153°00′40″E / 26.442°S 153.011°E / -26.442; 153.011Coordinates: 26°26′31″S 153°00′40″E / 26.442°S 153.011°E / -26.442; 153.011
Population3,459 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density65.76/km2 (170.32/sq mi)
Area52.6 km2 (20.3 sq mi)
Location15 km (9 mi) SW of Noosa Heads
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Wide Bay
Suburbs around Doonan:
Cooroy Mountain Tinbeerwah Noosaville
Eumundi Doonan Weyba Downs
Eumundi Verrierdale Peregian Springs

Doonan is a suburb on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. The name is believed to come from the Aboriginal word for leaf.[2][3][4] The northern part is within the local government area of Shire of Noosa and the southern part is within Sunshine Coast Region (between 2008 and 2013 it was entirely within Sunshine Coast Region). At the 2016 Australian Census, Doonan recorded a population of 3,459.[1]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Doonan (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ South East Queensland - Place Names Archived 22 August 2006 at the Wayback Machine. 16 December 2006.
  3. ^ Maroochy Council - Place Name Origins Archived 10 December 2006 at the Wayback Machine. 16 December 2006.
  4. ^ Noosa Community Guide 2005 Part D Archived 24 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine. 19 December 2006.

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