Dicky Beach

Dicky Beach is a coastal suburb 2.5 km north of Caloundra's town centre. It was named after the SS Dicky grounded near the beach in 1893 to avoid damage from the local headlands during a severe storm.

Dicky Beach was separated from Caloundra by the Tooway Creek until a bridge was built in 1937. The year before Dicky Beach came under vice-regal notice when the Governor of Queensland built a holiday residence, Currimundi House, in Wilson Avenue, just north of the creek. Farlow and Henzell, Caloundra real estate agents, ventured a few house subdivisions at Dicky Beach.


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