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Australian Regional Development Conference 2019 hits Coast

Are you interested in the strategic direction for the progress, growth and investment of the region? Check out the upcoming 6th annual Australian Regional Development Conference 2019 at Novotel Twin Waters Resort on September 16-17. RDASC CEO Paul Fisher is on the advisory committee for this much-anticipated event, which is critical to connecting industry leaders and […]

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Free Sunshine Coast Manufacturing Networking event

The free Sunshine Coast Manufacturing Networking event set for last week has been rescheduled due to bad weather. Presented by the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, Langs Building Supplies and Sunshine Coast Council, it is now on at Langs Building Supplies and Fabrication, 85 Claude Boyd Pde, Bells Creek on Thursday, July […]

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Noosa North Shore Beach Campground to get $2.4 million upgrade

The popular Noosa North Shore Beach Campground will undergo a $2.4 million makeover in time for the December summer school holidays. Noosa Council has awarded Midson Construction the campground upgrade contract. The campground upgrade will provide 28 more powered campsites, bringing its total to 36, plus internal road and track upgrades, a new disabled access […]

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First homeless men’s housing community gets $500,000 boost

Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien has announced $500,000 funding for what he’s calling the “Sunshine Coast’s first homeless men’s housing community” at Nambour. The funding will be used to construct seven self-contained, purpose-built houses, forming a small community with an onsite caretaker. Both the build and running of the shelter will be managed by […]

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Three community groups win Building Better Region Fund grants

Three Sunshine Coast community organisations will receive a combined $2.72 million in Federal Government funding in round three of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Sunshine Beach Surf Life Saving Club Inc (pictured) has secured $2.5 million for its Club Redevelopment Project to demolish its aged clubhouse dating back to 1983, paving the way for […]

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New $2 million Mooloolaba Boardwalk unveiled

After five months in the making, the new $2 million Mooloolaba Boardwalk was unveiled on December 10. Gone is the 20-year-old timber boardwalk, with a 3.4m-wide, long-lasting and organic-styled pathway made with aluminium and stainless steel in its place, expected to last 50 years. The upgrade also includes new lighting, improved beach access points, seating […]