Yandina Creek, Queensland

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Yandina Creek
Queensland
Yandina Creek is located in Queensland
Yandina Creek
Yandina Creek
Coordinates26°31′35″S 153°01′35″E / 26.5263°S 153.0263°E / -26.5263; 153.0263 (Yandina Creek (centre of locality))Coordinates: 26°31′35″S 153°01′35″E / 26.5263°S 153.0263°E / -26.5263; 153.0263 (Yandina Creek (centre of locality))
Population760 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density28.90/km2 (74.8/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4561
Area26.3 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Ninderry
Federal division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Yandina Creek:
North Arm Verrierdale Verrierdale
Valdora Yandina Creek Coolum Beach
Maroochy River Maroochy River Coolum Beach

Yandina Creek is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Yandina Creek had a population of 760 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Yandina Creek is in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.[3]

History[edit]

The name Yandina comes from Indigenous words yan meaning to go and dinna meaning feet.[4][5]

Yandina Creek Provisional School opened on 16 June 1914. On 1 May 1917, it became Yandina Creek State School. It closed on 30 September 1920. On 9 May 1932, the school reopened and then closed in December 1941.[6] In 1949, the school building from the former Valdora State School was relocated to Yandina Creek and re-opened on 1 February 1949 as Yandina Creek State School. It closed on 7 August 1964.[6] The school was at 931 North Arm Yandina Creek Road (26°30′41″S 153°01′01″E / 26.5115°S 153.0169°E / -26.5115; 153.0169 (Yandina Creek State School (former))).[7][3]

On 4 January 2004, Coolum Beach Christian College was established by the Coolum Christian Family Church with 35 primary school children.[6] In 2007, it expanded to offer secondary education.[8]

In the 2016 census, Yandina Creek had a population of 760 people.[1]

Education[edit]

Coolum Beach Christian College is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 2 Arcoona Road (26°32′07″S 153°02′50″E / 26.5354°S 153.0472°E / -26.5354; 153.0472 (Coolum Beach Christian College)).[9][10] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 295 students with 23 teachers (20 full-time equivalent) and 23 non-teaching staff (13 full-time equivalent).[11] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 356 students with 28 teachers (25 full-time equivalent) and 24 non-teaching staff (15 full-time equivalent).[12]

The nearest government primary schools are in Coolum Beach and North Arm. The nearest government secondary schools are in Coolum Beach and Nambour.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Yandina Creek (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Yandina Creek – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 49690)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 March 2022.
  3. ^ a b c "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  4. ^ "South East Queensland – Place Names". Archived from the original on 21 August 2006. Retrieved 16 December 2006.
  5. ^ "Maroochy Council – Place Name Origins". Archived from the original on 10 December 2006. Retrieved 16 December 2006.
  6. ^ a b c Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  7. ^ "Queensland Two Mile series sheet 2m76" (Map). Queensland Government. 1943. Archived from the original on 5 May 2021. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  8. ^ "Our Story". Coolum Beach Christian College. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  9. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Coolum Beach Christian College". Archived from the original on 14 October 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  11. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  12. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.

Further reading[edit]

  • Blyth, Audienne (2003). Streets and roads of Yandina & district : their history & origins : includes the localities of: Bridges, Cooloolabin, Kiamba, Kulangoor, Maroochy River, North Arm, Valdora and Yandina Creek. Audienne Blyth. ISBN 978-0-646-42982-3.
  • Blyth, Audienne Desley (2009). Yandina & District : a pictorial history, including the localities of Bridges, Cooloolabin, Kiamba, Kulangoor, Maroochy River, North Arm, Valdora and Yandina Creek. The Author. ISBN 978-0-646-51739-1.

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