Doonan is a rural residential locality split between the Sunshine Coast Region and the Shire of Noosa, both in Queensland, Australia.[2][3] In the 2016 census, Doonan had a population of 3,459 people.[1]

Geography

The northern part is within the local government area of Shire of Noosa and the southern part is within Sunshine Coast Region (between 2008 and 2013 it was entirely within Sunshine Coast Region).

History

The name is believed to come from the Aboriginal word for leaf.[4][5][6]

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Doonan (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Doonan - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48611)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Doonan - locality in Shire of Noosa (entry 48610)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  4. ^ South East Queensland - Place Names Archived 22 August 2006 at the Wayback Machine. 16 December 2006.
  5. ^ Maroochy Council - Place Name Origins Archived 10 December 2006 at the Wayback Machine. 16 December 2006.
  6. ^ Noosa Community Guide 2005 Part D Archived 24 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine. 19 December 2006.

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