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Have your say on the future of Nambour

Calling all Nambour residents, business owners and workers! It’s time to have your say on the Reimagine Nambour project. This project aims to provide a road-map to Nambour’s future. It is an economic transition strategy aimed at transforming the local economy while retaining Nambour’s distinct cultural identity. The Reimagine Nambour Steering Committee, of which RDA […]

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New disability grant up for grabs

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has released its next round of Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Grants. Up to $19.9 million (including GST) in total is available with applications for this round closing on Friday, 21 December 2018 at 2pm. The NDIA is seeking applications from disabled people and family organisations (DPFO), with […]

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Nominate a digital champion

Want to nominate yourself or someone else as being a Sunshine Coast digital champion? Check out the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions program. An initiative of the Queensland Government Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation, the program aims to encourage Queenslanders to explore and enjoy the benefits of the digital age through the stories […]

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Coast defence sector gains new grant program

The Sunshine Coast’s burgeoning defence sector has been given a boost thanks to the new Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants program. Federal Member for Fisher Andrew Wallace is encouraging local businesses to apply for the new Federal Government annual grants program. It will provide up to $17 million to Australian small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) […]

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Free small business mentoring for growth

Calling all Sunshine Coast small businesses! The Queensland Government Department of Employment, Small Business and Training is striving to help you grow and take on new business opportunities via free mentoring. It is running a Mentoring for Growth Program at the Mike Ahern Building, 12 First Ave, Maroochydore on Tuesday, December 4. Any small business […]

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Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast welcomes new committee member

Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast has welcomed new committee member, senior management professional Alister Morrison. The not-for-profit, community-based organisation is an Australian Government initiative. It is part of a national network of 52 Regional Development Australia (RDA) organisations created with the aim of strengthening and building regional communities. Now, RDA Sunshine Coast looks forward to […]

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New high-tech “small office home office townhomes” to be built in the new Maroochydore CBD

Want to see what a home of the future looks like? The new Maroochydore CBD will showcase “small office home office (SOHO) townhomes” which double as businesses in order to meet the region’s growing mobile workforce. In a futuristic first for Queensland’s residential market, Brisbane’s Habitat Development Group is transforming the Coast’s small business and […]

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Sunshine Coast businesses win big at the 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards

Congratulations to the three big Sunshine Coast winners at the 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards Gala held at The Star Gold Coast last Friday night. Australia Zoo took home a Gold Award in the Major Tourist Attractions category, Novotel Twin Waters Resort won Gold in the Business Event Venues category and RACV Noosa Resort (pictured) won […]