Lake Macdonald, Queensland

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Lake Macdonald
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Population 1,129 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4563
Location 23 km (14 mi) W of Noosa Heads
LGA(s) Shire of Noosa
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Suburbs around Lake Macdonald:
Pomona Ringtail Creek Cooroibah
Cooroy Lake Macdonald Tinbeerwah
Cooroy Cooroy Mountain Cooroy Mountain

Coordinates: 26°23′24″S 152°56′20″E / 26.39°S 152.939°E / -26.39; 152.939

Lake Macdonald is a locality of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is within the local government area of Shire of Noosa (between 2008 and 2013 it was within Sunshine Coast Region).[2]


Located adjacent to the suburb is the Six Mile Creek Dam, a rock and earth-fill embankment dam across the Six Mile Creek that impounds the reservoir, called Lake Macdonald. The main purpose of the reservoir is for potable water supply of the Sunshine Coast region and for recreation.[3]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Lake Macdonald (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 May 2013.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Lake MacDonald - locality in the Shire of Noosa (entry 48719)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Register of Large Dams in Australia" (Excel (requires download)). Dams information. Australian National Committee on Large Dams. 2010. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 

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