Sunshine Coast, Queensland
|Population||5,676 (2016 census)|
|• Density||237.5/km2 (615.1/sq mi)|
|Area||23.9 km2 (9.2 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||100 km (62 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA(s)||Sunshine Coast Region|
Palmwoods is part of the Sunshine Coast situated near Nambour. It is situated close to popular family tourist attractions such as The Big Pineapple. Pineapple growing remains the most important primary industry in the area. Palmwoods is located 15 minutes from the beach and the Blackall Range.
Palmwoods Provisional School opened on 21 October 1889. On 1 January 1909 it became Palmwoods Provisional School. A preschool was added in 1985.
Palmwoods has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
Palmwoods is regarded for its various eating and drinking establishments. The Palmwoods Pub, built in 1902, has recently undergone a multimillion-dollar renovation, and is known for creating job opportunities for backpackers. Ricks Garage, an American themed diner, is one of the most popular eateries in Queensland, and attracts tourists from across eastern Australia.
Palmwoods State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 111 Palmwoods-Montville Road ( In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 495 students with 40 teachers (37 full-time equivalent) and 23 non-teaching staff (13 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.).
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- "Palmwoods - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48827)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
- Environmental Protection Agency (Queensland) (2000). Heritage Trails of the Great South East. State of Queensland. p. 134. ISBN 0-7345-1008-X.
- Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Archived from the original on 15 May 2014. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
- "History of the Buderim-Palmwoods Tramway from 1911 to 1935". Archived from the original on 1 March 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Palmwoods (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
- "Palmwoods to Buderim Tramway Track Foundation and Formwork Remnants (entry 601711)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
- "Another development threat in Palmwoods?". Sunshine Coast Daily. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
- Slade, Carolyn (2010). Take a Walk Around Palmwoods. Nambour, Qld: Genealogy Sunshine Coast. pp. 61–66. ISBN 9780980353846.
- "Libraries: Mobile timetable". Sunshine Coast Regional Council. Archived from the original on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
- "Branch Locations". Queensland Country Women's Association. Archived from the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
- "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
- "Palmwoods State School". Archived from the original on 5 November 2011. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
- "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Palmwoods, Queensland.|
- "Palmwoods". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.