Nambour is a small town is South East Queensland. It lies 101 km’s north of the state capital Brisbane. It is nestled in the subtropical hinterland of the Sunshine Coast at the foot of the Blackall Range. It is currently the administrative centre of the Sunshine Coast region.
A short drive from the infamous “Big Pineapple” it is directly off the M1 Bruce Highway.
First called “Petries Creek” but later changed to Nambour, the name originates from the Aboriginal word “naamba” which refers to the red lowering bottle-brush in the areas surrounds.
Nambour is the central business district of the Sunshine Coast and highly residential with the industries in town primarily tourism and the growing of tropical fruits.