A new environmental offset agreement with Energex is set to help Sunshine Coast Council power towards its objective to create Australia’s most sustainable region – vibrant, green and diverse. Mayor Mark Jamieson said the offset agreement will see the rehabilitation of nine hectares of open space at London Creek Environment Reserve, Peachester, which council purchased in […]
Local environment groups will remember the successful Green Corp environmental programs run by the Howard Government. Tony Abbott will reintroduce a similar program if the Coalition Government is elected. Mal Brough, LNP candidate for Fisher, welcomes this policy announcement and is calling on local environmental groups to be involved in the proposed Green Army program. […]
While Coolum’s Kids Plus Child Care Centre already ticks all the boxes as a caring, friendly and fun environment for young children, a recent yard enrichment is encouraging learning through natural experiences.
The Queensland Government has announced two significant initiatives to reduce green tape and put money back into the pockets of thousands of Queensland small businesses. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the government would delete 20 environmentally relevant activity (ERA) thresholds, contributing to its drive to reduce regulation and green tape by […]
Still disposing of your old batteries in the regular rubbish?If you’re close to Coolum, there’s now a convenient, environmentally-friendly way to dispose of used batteries so they don’t end up as dangerous landfill.
[vid]The health of Maroochy River waterways will be given a major boost thanks to the Queensland Government’s Everyone’s Environment grants.
Coolum District Coast Care, with the support of The Shop Coolum and Sunshine Coast Council, are presenting a ‘Clean Waves, Clear Water’ event in Coolum’s Tickle Park on Sunday 20 January 2013.
New born babies are drawing their first breath and taking their first steps on a number of Sunshine Coast beaches. Endangered Loggerhead Turtle hatchlings have once again started emerging from their nests.
Sunshine Coast Council will take another significant step in reducing its carbon footprint by supporting a project that diverts green waste from Coast tips to use as compost or mulch on local farms.
Ornamental fish enthusiasts and backyard pond owners are reminded to help stop the spread of pest fish this festive season.