|Maroochy is a shire and Local Government Area that comprises one of the three Local Government Areas of the Sunshine Coast metropolitan area.|
Maroochy shire is the includes the centre of Maroochydore, the regional centre of the Sunshine Coast. The shire measures 1,158 km², and is situated on the Pacific Ocean just 100 km north of the state capital of Brisbane.
The Sunshine Coast, a statistical division, includes three local government areas, has a population of 220,199 (2006).
Official Municipal Website: http://www.maroochy.qld.gov.au/