While a pledge of $20 million was confirmed in late 2020 by the Queensland Government, together with pledges of $11 million from local philanthropists, the Federal Government has failed to commit funding for the Sunshine Coast Stadium expansion project (Stage 1) in the May Budget.
Additional safe places for women and children escaping domestic and family violence will be available on the Sunshine Coast following a $2.6 million Morrison Government Safe Places grant announced for Coast2Bay Housing Group.
WATCH: Sunshine Coast business leaders gathered today at Federal Member for Fisher Andrew Wallace’s Fisher Manufacturing Forum to learn more about how to access the Morrison Government’s $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy and bring new jobs to the Coast.
Installation is underway on four permanent CCTV cameras in the Brightwater estate. Last month a funding agreement was finalised between the Brightwater Community Association and the Australian Government allowing installation to begin.
Sunshine Coast Hinterland men will soon have a new place to socialise, support each other and contribute to the community with the beginning of construction on the long-awaited Mooloolah Valley Men’s Shed.
In more roads news for SEQ, the construction contract has just been signed for six-laning the Bruce Highway between Caboolture and Beerburrum, a spot that backs up regularly, particularly after a long weekend. Works should start before Christmas. This project is jointly funded 80/20 by the Australian and Queensland Governments.
Federal Member for Fisher Andrew Wallace joined members of the Men’s Shed this morning to turn the first sod on construction of the Federally funded new facility.
Maroochydore’s Surf Life Saving Club and Nambour’s Vinnies are two very different charities in two very different locations. But they also have two wonderful things in common.
Yandina Community Gardens has combined the funds from two Federal Government Environment Grants to pilot a three-way organic waste management system for the town.
WATCH: Sunshine Valley Men’s Shed is going from strength to strength and thanks to funding from the Federal Government’s Community Development Grant it now has the facilities to attract new members.