A special time of year as we approach Australia Day. For the past few years I anticipate the latest offering from the Meat and Livestock Association promoting the virtues of being Australian through eating more Lamb. These humorous, seriously tongue in cheek and self deprecating advertisements featuring Sam Kekovich often test the boundaries of political correctness making them the […]
The founding member of not-for-profit community organisation Compass Institute, David Dangerfield, is the 2014 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Citizen of the Year. Compass Institute is an accredited post-school disability service provider and today is the fastest growing service of its kind in Queensland. David joined some of the Coast’s most noteworthy residents at special Australia Day Awards […]
Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) is urging beachgoers to make Australia Day memorable for all the right reasons this year. With that in mind, SLSQ lifesaving services manager Peta Lawlor is encouraging swimmers to take responsibility for their safety and stay between the red and yellow flags over the long weekend. “The beach is always […]
Help plan your Australia Day celebrations by grabbing a copy of the Sunshine Coast Festive Season Program 2013/14 to find out what’s happening in your local area. Sunshine Coast Councillor for Division 2, Tim Dwyer said the spirit of Australia Day will be celebrated on Sunday 26 January with a range of community events happening right across […]
Coolum’s Caribbean Dreams is hosting their very first Ice-Cream eating competition as part of the Australia Day spectacular, to be held in Tickle Park on 26 January.
The starting lineup has been finalised for this year’s infamous Coolum Cup –The North Shore Realty Cane Toad Handicap Race, to be held in Tickle Park as part of Coolum’s Australia Day spectacular on 26 January.
Australia’s favourite summer event will be back at Mooloolaba next Australia Day. Participants will again band together in an attempt to set a new world record for the longest line of inflatable Havaianas joined in the water.
Sunshine Coast Council Deputy Mayor Chris Thompson will launch the 2013 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards at the newly renovated Mooloolaba Surf Club on Monday 3 September 2012 at 10am. Deputy Mayor Chris Thompson said the Awards provide an opportunity to nominate people from our own backyard who have made a contribution to the region […]
The fourth annual Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards celebrate the achievement and contribution of individuals and organisations on the Coast. The winner’s were announced on the eve of Australia Day.
Come rain, hail or storm, Sunshine Coast Council will host three events to celebrate Australia Day in 2012 – now all undercover.