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Stories from early Nambour

 

    Photograph courtesy Sunshine Coast Libraries

Nambour is a small town of about 14 000 people, and is located about 100 kilometres north of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is half-an-hour's drive west of the splendid Sunshine Coast beaches of Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Coolum and Noosa. Nambour was first settled in the 1880s and the first 50 years or so saw rapid development which continues to this day. The early pioneers and citizens of the little town have left us some fascinating stories. Some of them are recounted here ......

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