Sunshine Coast, Queensland
|Population||2,544 (2006 census)|
|• Density||1,340/km2 (3,470/sq mi)|
|Area||1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||Sunshine Coast Region|
Minyama is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, located within the Kawana urban centre. Situated on the Mooloolah River, the suburb is almost entirely surrounded by water, and artificially constructed harbours and waterways dominate the topography. The suburb's main thoroughfare, Nicklin Way, is the location of several large retail outlets. Kawana Shoppingworld is located just outside Minyama.
McDonald's development controversy
Local member of federal parliament Peter Slipper has said that any new development be given serious and honest consideration to the various potential impacts on the community.
The McDonald's restaurant was built, but it is not 24 hours, it now closes at 11 o'clock each night and opens at 5 o'clock every morning.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Minyama (Caloundra City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
- "Sunshine Coast Council ratifies McDonald's development rejection". Wikinews. 7 December 2008. Retrieved 12 December 2008.
- "Minyama residents promise to keep fighting to stop McDonald's development". Wikinews. 2 December 2008. Retrieved 12 December 2008.
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