Moffat Beach, Queensland

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Moffat Beach
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Moffat Beach is located in Queensland
Moffat Beach
Moffat Beach
Coordinates 26°47′28″S 153°08′20″E / 26.791°S 153.139°E / -26.791; 153.139Coordinates: 26°47′28″S 153°08′20″E / 26.791°S 153.139°E / -26.791; 153.139
Population 2,565 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 1,221/km2 (3,160/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4551
Area 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location 2 km (1 mi) NE of Caloundra
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Bribie
State electorate(s) Caloundra
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Moffat Beach:
Caloundra Dicky Beach Coral Sea
Caloundra Moffat Beach
Caloundra Kings Beach Shelly Beach

Moffat Beach is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, located within the Caloundra urban centre directly north-east of Caloundra CBD.

The suburb and beach were named after James C. Moffat, a chemist from Brisbane, who established a holiday house on Moffat Head in 1883.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Moffat Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Sydney Morning Herald 8 February 2004

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