Council has commenced pumping sand onto two popular Coast beaches, ensuring they are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. Division 8 Councillor O’Pray said from June 9, Council would pump over 75,000 cubic metres of sand onto Maroochydore Beach. “The dredge has arrived and everything is on track to start pumping sand via pipeline onto […]
Sunshine Coast Council will only need to construct a buried seawall at Maroochydore to protect community infrastructure if significant erosion puts the council’s beachside assets at risk. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said the seawall would only be considered in an extreme emergency where assets were in serious jeopardy and would be built as a […]
A local family company, GeoDrill Pty Ltd, based in Buderim run by father and son team Steve and Tom Partleton, are completing the geotechnical drilling works required to resurrect the beloved Surf Life Saving Tower located at Mooloolaba Beach. The tower received a great deal of damage after this summer’s wild and battering weather. In January […]
The New Year’s Eve long weekend provides a great opportunity to enjoy the Sunshine Coast’s many beautiful beaches as long as beachgoers and holiday makers remember to pack some simple beach safety messages.
Maroochy Beach attracts nearly three million visitors per year and contributes around $88 million to the local economy. A$1.2 million renourishment project would soon be carried out by council to counter erosion.
More efficient and effective lifeguard services providing even greater incentive for people to make a splash across Sunshine Coast’s beautiful beaches.