Cooloolabin is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

Geography

Most of Cooloolabin is mountainous, densely forested and within the , including Mount Bottle and Glass (230 metres) and Swain Peak (280 metres). Only two small valleys to the south are developed as rural residential areas.[2]

History

Cooloolabin is an Aboriginal word meaning "place of koalas".[1]

Cooloolabin Provisional School opened in 1915. It became Cooloolabin State School on 1 September 1916. It closed in 1962.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Cooloolabin - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 49230)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0