As part of de-amalgamation and the pending re-establishment of the former Noosa Shire Council, Sunshine Coast Council will begin separating the regional library service to establish two independent library services by June 2014. The separation will occur in two stages. As of 1 January 2014 the Cooroy and Noosa Library buildings, the mobile library and all Noosa […]
A public meeting is being held in Cooroy to provide an update about the de-amalgamation process and the progress to date. Transfer Manager, Peter Franks will be in attendance to give a presentation and answer any questions. The meeting is hosted by Cooroy Chamber of Commerce but is open to the general public. The meeting […]
Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson has welcomed the clear cut result on de-amalgamation as it provides the certainty needed for the future of the region. Mayor Jamieson said the Sunshine Coast Council can now get on with the business of developing a sustainable economy, environment and lifestyle. “We’ll continue to create the rights conditions for […]
Former Speaker and Sunshine Coast MP Peter Slipper has called for a vote against de-amalgamation when Noosa voters vote on Saturday in a referendum on the future of the Sunshine Coast. In a statement Mr Slipper has said, “It would be both sad and economically damaging if Noosa voted to leave the Sunshine Coast. For […]
Last night, around 250 people attended the Noosa Deamalgamation information session organised by the Cooroy Chamber of Commerce with Mayor Jamieson and Councillor Green presenting the No and Yes cases respectively.
Acting Mayor Chris Thompson while welcoming the announcement of the date for a referendum on possible de-amalgamation of Noosa and district, has also advised the implications for the region.
March 9 has been set as the date for the de-amalgamation vote for the former Noosa, Livingstone, Mareeba and Douglas Shire Council areas.
Sunshine Coast Council has officially established its position on the question of de-amalgamation – with support for the current unified local government model.
Mayoral candidate and Major Projects Portfolio Councillor Debbie Blumel said the funding bid for the new runway at Sunshine Coast Airport would not be affected by de-amalgamation.
An independent report by internationally recognised professional services consultancy firm Deloitte into de-amalgamation costs has been delivered to Sunshine Coast Council.