Encouraging local families to get outdoors and become ‘citizen scientists’ is a key goal for the Sunshine Coast’s first ‘ClimateWatch Trail’ which has been unveiled just in time for the school holidays.
WATCH: Sunshine Coast Council has won a national award for a program which helps migrants new to the region find work. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien, joined by Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark Jamieson, announced the award in front of staff and participants of the program for which Council has been honoured.
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.
The Prime Minister visited the Sunshine Coast today and promptly cut short an extended Queensland visit due to the worsening COVID crisis in Victoria. Here is his media conference.
Wednesday morning at Coolum, Ted spoke with the local chamber of commerce and residents about post-COVID recovery plans along with issues residents/business owners are raising. Watch the extended interview.
WATCH: Ted O’Brien MP – Federal Member for Fairfax today joined Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey to turn the sod on the Sunshine Coast’s next major infrastructure upgrade, which will revamp the Maroochydore Road and Mons road interchanges to tackle safety and major congestion issues in the area while supporting hundreds of jobs.
WATCH: People living with quadriplegia and other disabilities will have access to competitive sport on the Sunshine Coast, some for the very first time, following a six figure Federal Government grant for Sippy Downs club Suncoast Spinners.
Support from the Federal Government is now flowing to Wildlife HQ to help cover the operational costs of caring for their animals will also go a long way to ensuring the zoo’s continued success.