Plans to construct a 105 hectare sand extraction facility at Eudlo Flats Road and Maroochydore Road, Forest Glen have ceased with the applicant, Maroochydore Sands Pty Ltd, discontinuing the appeal against Sunshine Coast Council.
As music artists and performers increasingly request the sustainability credentials, Venue 114 – the Sunshine Coast Council owned and operated community venue at Bokarina – has had its sustainability commitment recognised by the world’s leading scientific benchmarking certification and advisory group for travel and tourism.
Sunshine Coast Council has today (16 June 2020) submitted a development application to ensure a plan is in place to protect Sir Leslie Wilson Park, at Cooroora Street Dicky Beach, from the threat of future severe shoreline erosion.
The Humpback Whales are back and the 2020 Whale Watching Season on the Sunshine Coast has begun, presenting a special opportunity for locals and Queenslanders.
A secondary school student who has worked tirelessly to make her school a more environmentally-friendly place has been awarded the inaugural Les Hall Conservationist Award 2020.
At a Special Meeting today (24 October), Sunshine Coast Council unanimously endorsed a nomination for the local government area to become a UNESCO Biosphere.
The Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year and leading sustainable business expert Arron Wood has been announced as the MC of the National Clean Technologies Conference due to take place from 29 – 31 May 2019 on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
The Sunshine Coast Council Solar Farm has been honoured in the National Awards for Local Government which showcase innovative and resourceful solutions that local governments have implemented to make a difference within their communities. The Solar Farm won the Boosting Productivity through Infrastructure Award, highlighting council’s forward thinking approach to invest in modern infrastructure to […]
Sea Life Sunshine Coast has welcomed three Grey Nurse Sharks back to the Sunshine State, becoming the only tourist attraction in Queensland to house the endangered species. The trio – Pallas, Huey and Patches – were recently transported more than 1,000 kilometres from Manly Sea Life Sanctuary to Sea Life Sunshine Coast, and have since […]
A four-year research project has been launched to understand the types of wildlife that have been attracted to the rehabilitated wetlands at the Maleny Sewage Treatment Plant (STP). The project will look for and then monitor all the species that return to the area, including those that are endangered. Unitywater and the University of the […]