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The Sunshine Coast Hinterland Region is 90 kilometres north of Brisbane, surrounding the Blackall Range. Nearby towns include Witta, Maleny, Landsborough, Montville, Peachester, Palmwoods and Hunchy. Many places of geographical significance surround our area and include the Glass House Mountains and Baroon Pocket Dam.
Maleny has a number of heritage-listed sites, including 15 Porter's Lane: Fairview and 58 Maple Street Maleny, the old Maleny Lodge. Explore the surrounding villages and discover a region steeped in history.
Home to a large number of cooperative enterprises, Maleny boasts art galleries, health food and organic produce stores, cafes, a thriving business centre, rural settlements, community golf course, alternative schools, alternative medical treatment, organic farming, intentional communities including the Crystal Waters Permaculture Village in nearby Conondale and the Fountainhead organic retreat and education centre (whose founder received a certificate from Senator Mark Furner for his work in helping those with depression and anxiety).
Maleny hosted the Maleny Folk Festival from its inception in 1987 to 1993, when it was moved to the nearby town of Woodford and renamed to the Woodford Folk Festival, still in easy reach of Jacaranda Cottages.