Yaroomba, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Population1,623 (2016 census)[1]
Location117 km (73 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast
Suburbs around Yaroomba:
Coolum Beach Coolum Beach Point Arkwright
Coolum Beach Yaroomba Pacific Ocean
Mount Coolum Mount Coolum Pacific Ocean

Yaroomba is a suburb in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is also the site of a historic 150-year-old shipwreck, a piece of which was found in 2007.[2] The suburb began life as a housing estate named Coronation Beach in 1953 in honour of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth. The name was changed to Yaroomba, which means "surf on the beach", in 1961. [3]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Yaroomba (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ extract from Whitby Gazette http://www.whitbygazette.co.uk/news/Piece-of-town39s-history-washes.3225802.jp Accessed online 28-4-08
  3. ^ http://www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/library/documents/heritage/sunshine_coast_place_name_origins.pdf Accessed online 25-10-10

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Coordinates: 26°33′S 153°06′E / 26.550°S 153.100°E / -26.550; 153.100