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Sunshine Coast teen gives up schoolies week for Silicon Valley 

While his peers are celebrating the successful completion of high school, Year 12 Unity College student Jordan Josic travelled from Australia to Silicon Valley, looking to network and find inspiration for his future in tech. A foundation member of the Silicon Coast tech and innovation community, Josic has been actively involved in building several tech […]

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Smart Transport Forum [Large Employers]

About 85% of trips made by employees are by private motor vehicle. As the population grows, this will become unsustainable and impact the Coast’s lifestyle and environment. Alternate, SMART transport solutions are available now. The purpose of the Smart Transport Forum (Large Employers*) is to educate employers about available options. Employers are critical to influencing […]

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Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 2 Applications Open!

The Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round Two applications are open! The $481.6 million Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. There are two streams of funding available under the program: The Infrastructure Projects Stream supports projects which […]

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RDA Sunshine Coast welcomes the new network charter

RDA Sunshine Coast welcomes the new network charter – want to make a difference in your community? The Sunshine Coast branch of Regional Development Australia is repositioning itself to deliver on the RDA network’s new charter. Following a review of RDA committees, Fiona Nash announced changes to the RDA charter with increased focus on investment […]

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$1 Million Regional Innovation Program Launches

Entrepreneur Mike Knapp speaking at the #SCRIPT launch The $1 million regional innovation program was announced this week, with the program designed to drive innovation, boost economic opportunities and create new jobs in the Sunshine Coast. More than 100 people from across the Sunshine Coast region, including Sunshine Coast Mayor, Mark Jamieson, and Noosa Mayor, […]

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Seeking Applications for Chair Position – Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast Committee

Regional Development Australia (RDA) is seeking highly-motivated leaders with vision, drive, and strong ties to their region to volunteer to Chair their local RDA Committee. RDA Committees are vital promoters for their region. They bring together private business and all levels of government with regional communities to build and drive economic growth. Applications are sought […]

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RDASC Welcomes Federal Funding for Coast projects

RDA Sunshine Coast has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to award more than $72,500 to three Coast projects under the first round of its Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Community Investments Stream. The successful projects were announced by Senator Fiona Nash, Minister for Regional Development, who said 147 projects had been funded to a value […]

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Sunshine Coast proves perfect location for digital businesses with work-life balance

In 2009, Managing Director of Oncore Brenton Henderson moved his young family to the Sunshine Coast after 10 years of navigating the rapid growth of his Brisbane-based business. Specialising in Contractor Payroll Solutions, the company established a strong reputation in supporting professional contractors, recruitment agencies and corporate clients from a West End office. Enjoying the […]

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Digital Sunshine Coast launches new features

A one-stop-shop of information and resources designed to support entrepreneurs on the Sunshine Coast has expanded with two new features now available on the Digital Sunshine Coast website. Designed to support anyone looking to better connect and encourage closer partnerships with the local digital and entrepreneurial community on the Sunshine Coast, the website offers a […]