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Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Enjoy and explore the history of Caloundra’s unique and fascinating journey from early European permanent settlement
through to the present day with the collection of historical books by Anne Wensley, John and Janice Groves
The name “Caloundra” is thought to be derived from an indigenous word for the place of the white Beech tree “Kal’awen-dha”
You are welcome to Contact the Authors today for information and to secure your Caloundra historical book of choice

View the historical photo slideshow here.

Old Lighthouse

Caloundra’s first lighthouse was built in 1896  and used as a fixed light with a wick burner. Image c1930s Courtesy: Mark Small