Tim Harcourt – Former Chief Economist for the Australian Trade Commission, lead economic commentator and business lecturer – is on the Sunshine Coast today to launch council’s Export and Global Capability Program. Businesses that export or are considering exporting are invited to participate in the new program. Mayor Mark Jamieson – who will join Mr […]
[Video]Six key Australian business leaders have joined Mayor Mark Jamieson on the region’s new Economic Futures Board. The board will provide expert advice to guide the implementation of the Regional Economic Development Strategy 2013-2033 – and help ensure that the region achieves the strong economic goals that have been set in that strategy. Mayor Mark […]
The Sunshine Coast Mayor sees enduring employment potential in the Coast’s Health, Medical and Well Being Sector. The Mayor toured the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital at Buderim today (Feb 26, 2014) to meet staff and inspect the newest operating theatre opened earlier this month.
Only a few short weeks ago the Sunshine Coast Council identified Cleantech Industries as one of the region’s nominated seven high value industry sectors in its Economic Development Strategy so it is fitting that one of the Coast’s newest residents is contributing to this growing market. Tony Innes of Sustainable Directions says he was attracted […]
About 60 business leaders from across the Sunshine Coast today (Wednesday) met for the second Business Leaders Round Table. Mayor Mark Jamieson addressed the forum to bring the audience up to date on council’s actions since the first round table held in 2012 to strengthen business confidence and the regional economy. The Round Table also […]
[Video] International contact centre specialist Stellar has announced it will be taking on additional customer service specialists as it further expands its service here on the Sunshine Coast. Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson said he welcomed the great news. “In addition to the 190 jobs Stellar planned for when it first announced its intention to open […]
Sunshine Coast Council, in partnership with the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast (ICSC), invites the region’s creative industry to access rent-free office space as part of the Creative Industries Business Incubation Lab.
Member for Caloundra Mark McArdle has raised concerns over the perception that the future Caloundra South development could become a shoppers paradise, stating if that’s the extent of its value, then it will be a disaster.
Mayor Mark Jamieson is attending Australia’s premier economic development conference this week as part of council’s push to make our economy more sustainable.
Sunshine Coast Council has introduced a range of incentives to build a sustainable economy on the Coast.