Sunshine Coast Council has completed the first stage of work on the Maroochy groyne to help maintain and protect the Cotton Tree coastline from erosion.
Almost 20 years ago, local surf artist Owen Cavanagh painted a large mural of Mudjimba Island on the side of an old cane shed next to the Sunshine Motorway. In the coming weeks the mural will carefully propped up with metal framing set in a concrete footing.
Red and yellow flags will fly at Bokarina Beach from the September school holidays, as part of Sunshine Coast Council’s annual $5.5 million investment in lifeguard services across the region.
Council has released its third COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Package. It includes a Sunshine Coast Economic Resurgence Plan and a new Resurgence Taskforce, including local business leaders, that will help to deliver upon the Plan.
Geeribach Lane in Yaroomba is set to be transformed, with construction underway to improve access and safety for all road users. Improvements include reconstructing and sealing the existing gravel car park area and creating nine marked public parking bays. Geeribach Lane will also be resealed between the car park and Yinneburra Street. Sunshine Coast Council […]
The Electoral Commission Queensland has officially declared the winners of the Sunshine Coast Council election.
Sunshine Coast Council will only need to construct a buried seawall at Maroochydore to protect community infrastructure if significant erosion puts the council’s beachside assets at risk. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said the seawall would only be considered in an extreme emergency where assets were in serious jeopardy and would be built as a […]
Cr Jason O’Pray christened the new public outdoor tables in Des Scanlan Park, Cotton Tree this morning. The council-funded project is the first of its kind on the Sunshine Coast and complements the existing recreational facilities within the park. Public seating has been constructed alongside the two new ‘ping pong’ tables and some vibrant art […]
After its running battle with Mother Nature in recent years, the greatly anticipated Marcoola Rocks is certain to draw big crowds again when 26 January rolls around. The Australia Day celebration will take place in and around Marcoola Surf Lifesaving Club and after the event was hampered by storms earlier this year. Locals are getting […]
[Video] Friday, 30th August 2013, marked a special milestone in the history of Cotton Tree as the parcel of land at the rear of the swimming pool on the edge of the Maroochy River officially became known as Black Swan Park. The official naming and opening event was also an opportunity for Sunshine Coast Council, […]