Moffat Beach, Queensland

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Moffat Beach
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Moffat Beach is located in Queensland
Moffat Beach
Moffat Beach
Coordinates26°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
Population2,553 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,216/km2 (3,150/sq mi)
Area2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location2 km (1 mi) NE of Caloundra
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
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 coastal 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 (27 June 2017). "Moffat Beach (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Sydney Morning Herald 8 February 2004

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