Maroochy and Maroochy Shire

Historically there is the Maroochy district, first defined by pastoral runs north of the Mooloolah River, and decades later there were the Maroochy Divisional Board (1890) and the Maroochy Shire. As a district name, Maroochy has been overtaken by the 'Sunshine Coast'. Maroochydore (95 km north of central Brisbane) is the coast's largest urban centre.

Further Reading: 

F.W. Butcher, Maroochy Shire handbook, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 1976

Helen Gregory, Making Maroochy: a history of the land, the people and the shire, Brisbane, Boolarong with Maroochy Shire Council, 1991

E.G. Heap, 'In the Wake of the Raftsmen' in Queensland Heritage, Vol 1, No 3, 1965, and Vol 1, No 4, 1966

Hector Holthouse, Illustrated history of the Sunshine Coast, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Reed, 1982

Stan Tutt, Sunshine Coast heritage, Maroochydore, Discovery Press, a division of Sunshine Coast Tourism Promotions, 1995

'The Blackall Range', Queensland Agricultural Journal, January 1903, p. 1, December 1903, p. 501

Alexandra Headland, Bli Bli, Buderim, Burnside, Coes Creek, Coolum Beach, Didillibah, Eudlo, Eumundi, Flaxton, Ilkley, Kenilworth, Kuluin, Mapleton, Marcoola, Maroochydore, Maroochy Shire Suburbs, Montville, Mooloolaba, Mountain Creek, Nambour, Ninderry, North Arm, Pacific Paradise, Palmwoods, Rosemount, Sippy Downs, Woombye, Yandina and Yaroomba entries

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