Australia Zoo has hosted a bee-utiful celebration for Bindi Irwin’s 21st birthday! Bindi’s birthday is traditionally one of the biggest and most exciting days on the Australia Zoo calendar and this year they celebrated her biggest milestone yet! Here’s an extended taste of the day.
It is official: Maroochydore City Centre ― on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast ― is underway with the first sod turned at its landmark commercial building, Foundation Place, this morning. The $30 million, cutting-edge commercial premises is the first building to emerge in the core commercial area in what will become the new heart of the Sunshine […]
The draft strategic business case for a new mass transit system to cater for a growing region will be considered by Sunshine Coast Council at its July Ordinary Meeting (Thursday, July 25). Here the Mayor Mark Jamieson outlines the process to the local media and answers questions about the business case and what it means […]
Work will commence this month fitting out the new Police Beat at the Mooloolaba Wharf complex. The announcement follows the successful finalisation of a lease agreement undertaken by the Public Safety Business Agency. On-site works are expected to be complete by September. Policing operations will commence upon the work being completed. Police Minister Mark Ryan […]
Queensland Police have taken a 25-year-old man into custody after a series of alleged violent car thefts in the Wide Bay area this morning. It will be alleged around 6.25am a man was forced out of his Holden Colorado ute on Watson Street in Hervey Bay by a man armed with a knife. The man […]
Over 90 Capital Works projects were completed, totalling nearly $23 million during the last financial year. That means, Council and its contractors delivered 96 per cent of the Capital Budget in 12 months.
The countdown is on for the 35th Queensland Garden Expo and it promises to be big, thanks to the beautiful weather forecast for the weekend! There will be 360 exhibitors and displays, as well as 120 lectures and demonstrations making up a stellar three-day event on the Sunshine Coast between 12 and 14 July.
A stakeholder roundtable, secured by Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien with Airservices Australia, is currently (5th July 2019)taking place in Marcoola, discussing the Consultation and Approvals Processes in relation to the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion project. More than 20 people are attendance including Airservices Australia, the Aircraft Noise Ombudsman, Sunshine Coast Council, Noosa Council, Flight […]
The Sunshine Coast Daily is reporting this morning, that the State Housing and Public Works Minister Mick de Brenni for Springwood is proposing new laws which will allow licenced Queensland certifiers to hold professional indemnity insurance with cladding-related exclusions.
The Liberal National Government will invest $12 million over three years to support the construction of a new Sunshine Coast Health Foundation Accommodation Hub to help families whose loved ones are receiving treatment in hospital.
Andrew Wallace – LNP Federal Member for Fisher today announced a Federal grant for $60,000 for Mooloolaba Bowls Club to replace ten year old lights, that with age, had become too dim to perform their original function.
The Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year and leading sustainable business expert Arron Wood has been announced as the MC of the National Clean Technologies Conference due to take place from 29 – 31 May 2019 on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Building on the success of The Cleantech Effect event, run by the Sunshine […]
The results are in! A time of great anticipation for thousands of school-leavers with OP (overall position) results released over the weekend and for ten students from Sunshine Coast Grammar School the excitement of achieving an OP1, the pinnacle of academic success was more than overwhelming. The realisation of hard work and commitment has finally […]
After 14 years with Noosa Council and 30 years in local government, Noosa’s widely respected Director of Community Services, Alan ‘Fox’ Rogers, retires this week. Mr Rogers has played an instrumental role in the development of some of the Shire’s most significant public infrastructure, including the Cooroy Library, The J theatre and the recently completed […]
Champions have been crowned across six divisions today at the 2018 Rip Curl GromSearch presented by Flight Centre on the Sunshine Coast. Competitors faced windy and tricky conditions and 3-4ft waves (1.5m) as competition got underway at 7:30 am. Coolum Beach was once again the location of choice, which held the best waves on the […]
Day one of the 2018 Rip Curl GromSearch presented by Flight Centre has kicked off at Coolum Beach with the 12 and under, and 14 and under divisions run today. Competitors were greeted with clean 2-3ft waves as the event got underway – with the predicted downpour of rain staying away for most of the […]