There are an estimated 5.4 million cases of foodborne illnesses every year (14,800 cases per day) in Australia, with about 120 deaths.* Sunshine Coast Council is calling on food operators to ensure they have the skills and knowledge required to provide safe food for their customers. Community Program Portfolio Councillor Jenny McKay said council now […]
[Video]Federal Member for Fisher Mal Brough MP hosted a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Reform Forum Workshop in Caloundra today to facilitate discussions on the VET sector and provide the opportunity for training organisations to give feedback directly to the Government. The workshop was attended by a variety of organisations across the Sunshine Coast including […]
Local employment law firm, Aitken Legal is holding a series of Business Seminars at Surf Clubs on the Sunshine Coast with the full fee to attend the seminar being donated to the Surf Life Saving Club associated with the Surf Club where the seminar is held. Managing Partner, Lisa Aitken says ‘We are always looking […]
If your QTAC (Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre) preferences haven’t quite delivered what you were hoping for, don’t panic. There are heaps of ways to get where you want to go or explore what the world after school has to offer. That’s the advice from TAFE Queensland career counsellor Suzanne Ketcheson who advises that TAFE can […]
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics study on Causes of Death in Australia in 2011 and Health Profiles in Australia 2011-2013, suicide and depression rates are not waning but we, as individuals can support people in our community who are hurting. The Lifeline Crisis Support Program on the Sunshine Coast are currently recruiting those […]
Like any busy Mum, Kira Klein, knows only too well that finding the balance between running a busy, marketing consultancy and raising a growing, young family with husband Steve, can sometimes prove to be tricky. This hasn’t stopped the young ‘Mumpreneur’ expanding her enterprise with a brand new venture on the Sunshine Coast. The Sunshine […]
Unitywater has welcomed six young engineers as part of its inaugural graduate program. Fresh out of university, the civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical and environmental engineers began their induction recently as the newest employees of the region’s water supply and sewerage provider. The graduate recruitment program is a new addition to the employment and training opportunities […]
LOCAL youngsters can improve their golf technique this Easter Monday (1 April) thanks to a junior golf class at Palmer Coolum Resort, hosted by resident golf professional Patrick Gibson. The 90-minute class costs just $39.00 and tees off at 8.00am, starting with a clinic on the driving range before heading to the course for a […]
A national nursing agency, with their head office located on the Sunshine Coast, is on the front foot in their quest to ensure nurses are receiving the highest possible level of training and education in the industry.
Event industry professionals are invited to attend the Sunshine Coast Council Events Network (scene) educational and networking workshop on 18 October 2012.