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Sunshine Coast History

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The resource rich Sunshine Coast area was home to the Gubbi Gubbi people who used the trees for the canoes, plants for food and fibre and the marine animals for food, sewing and ornaments.

In the 1860's cattle leases were given and a timber mill started. Much land was cleared. In 1915 dairies, sugarcane and banana plantations were established and a major agricultural industry established.

In more recent times the Sunshine Coast has developed as a major tourism destination and home to families moving to this beautiful area from other parts of Australia and the world.

For more information about the history of the Sunshine Coast click on the links below.

Buderim History

Eumundi Historical Society

Landsborough History Museum

Maroochy History

Montville Historical Society

Noosa Historical Society

Sunshine Coast Railway Heritage

Australian Heritage

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