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


The name Wootha comes from the Kabi language (Dallambara dialect) meaning red cedar tree.[1]

Blackall Range Provisional School opened about 1886, becoming Blackall Range State School on 1 October 1909. It was renamed Wootha State School in 1937. It closed in 1949.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Wootha - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48944)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  2. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0

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