Australia Zoo today officially opened their new Tiger Cub enclosure. The nine week old cubs will be on display in the enclosure till mid December. For the complete tiger cub experience, guests can purchase an additional tiger cub encounter allowing guests to venture inside the enclosure. Money raised from these encounters will go directly […]
Sunshine Coast Council has endorsed a 10 year community lease — including a funding contract — with Maleny Golf Club for land at the Maleny Community Precinct. Council will contribute $450,000 from its Capital Works Program to construction of the new nine hole golf course, which will be completed over the next five years.
The State Government has today announced legislation enabling the handover of state land upon which Sunshine Coast Airport stands, to Sunshine Coast Council. Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has unveiled the Queensland Government Airport Directions Statement, which outlines the future for airports throughout the state, and which will enable Sunshine Coast Airport to more easily attract […]
Multiple storms are predicted for the upcoming summer, are you prepared? As we’ve learnt in previous summers the Sunshine Coast can be affected by flooding or left without power for long stretches of time due to severe storms. Local Disaster Management Chair, Mayor Mark Jamieson said now was the time for local residents to ensure […]
A sellout crowd of 12,000 runners, all dressed in white running gear today completed the 5km course around Stockland Park at Kawana Waters for The Swisse Color Run – known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet – being showered with blue, pink, orange and yellow colour powder (100% natural food grade corn starch) along […]
Are you ready to turn your clutter into cash? Every year Sunshine Coast residents take clothes, household and electrical items, sports equipment and toys by the trailer load to local tips. But there’s an alternative – The National Garage Sale Trail on Saturday 26 October. The Sunshine Coast launch of the 2013 event was held […]
Sunshine Coast Council today announced its most recent purchase under the Environmental Levy program, a unique 60 hectare property at the base of Mt Ninderry. The $2.6 million purchase expands the existing Mt Ninderry Bushland Conservation Reserve to more than 150 hectares, ensuring its long-term protection for future generations.
There’s a new pathway under construction between Pattemore House and The Bales. The pathway follows the original farm house track along the Obi Creek on the Maleny Precinct and is the first of a number of trails starting to take shape on the Precinct.
The Sunshine Coast’s newly painted helicopter was unveiled today (Thursday 12 September), sporting the iconic blue and yellow of RACQ CareFlight Rescue. It was announced in July that the State’s two biggest not-for-profit helicopter rescue services had merged under CareFlight, and the RACQ had embraced the Sunshine Coast Helicopter Rescue Service with a generous sponsorship […]
LNP Candidate for Fisher in the 2013 Australian Federal Election Mal Brough has this afternoon (Sept 11, 2013) claimed victory, stating that regardless of the final preference flow he will have sufficient votes to win.