The buzz around Coolum has reached fever pitch this week as the town welcomes the arrival of Australia’s best surf lifesaving athletes for round five of the Kellogg’s NutriGrain IronMan and Telstra IronWoman Series.
Following months of speculation, the PGA of Australia yesterday (11 February) confirmed the Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola is headed to a new home in 2013, officially farewelling the Sunshine Coast and Palmer Coolum Resort which has hosted the tournament for the last 11 years.
The annual Girls Go Surfing Day – the world’s longest running female learn-to-surf program – hits Australian beaches this weekend (9-10 February). The annual ‘girls only’ day promotes the benefits that surfing provides for the fitness and well-being to females of all ages.
Dinosaur number two has taken residence at Palmer Coolum Resort in the shape of a huge skeletal Omeisaurus nicknamed ‘Bones. The Jurassic giant will soon befriend Palmer Coolum Resort’s original dinosaur, the now world famous Tyrannosaurus Rex, ‘Jeff’.
Just a week after receiving a Department of Community Services (DCS) Australia Day Achievement Medallion, Maroochy River Rural Firefighter Peter Garrett was busy displaying the outstanding operational leadership that earned him the accolade in the first place.
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.
A selection of the best surfboat crews in Queensland converged on Coolum’s main beach on Saturday for the opening round of the prestigious six-leg Queensland Cup.
Coolum’s newly formed Men’s Shed is finally up and running following an executive decision to lease an industrial shed when a public plea for a suitable community venue failed to yield results late last year.
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.