Maleny Queensland - Heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland

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The unique rural community of Maleny is perched high above the Sunshine Coast beaches on the Blackall Range between Brisbane and Noosa and also overlooks South-East Queensland's amazing Glasshouse Mountains.

It is an area of spectacular views and stands of lush rain forest. Maleny was initially a timber region with virtually all of the Cedar, Beech & Hoop Pine being felled to provide furniture and construction timber for SE Queensland and the UK. Once clearing had been achieved it quickly became a dairy farming area and supported the surrounding areas for many years with all their milk-based products.

Maleny is now better known for its tourist activities and its diverse population! The area is a craft paradise and is home to many nationally recognised artists and art galleries. It is also an area of extreme interest to the eco-tourist.

Other towns on this strip of range are Montville and Mapleton both of which are tourist attractions in their own right!

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Calendar of Events
Community Group Contacts
Emergency Numbers
Religious Groups
Sporting Groups
The Glasshouse Mountains
Bus & Train Time Tables

Sunrise over the Glasshouse Mountains