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The Curate Plate: Australia’s newest food festival launches on Coast this August

Talk about gastro-porn: The Curated Plate, a new four-day destination culinary festival is launching on the Sunshine Coast from August 5-18, 2019. A collaboration between Fairfax Events and Entertainment, Visit Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast Council and Tourism and Events Queensland, the event will celebrate regional produce and chef expertise. It is aimed at showcasing unforgettable, […]

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Have your say on the Coast’s future

Have your say on the draft Sunshine Coast Community Strategy 2019-2041, open for public consultation until July 19. Late last year, people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds throughout the region shared their views on what a strong community meant to them and what some of the region’s key challenges and opportunities were now and […]

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Local employers urged to hire more apprentices

Sunshine Coast employers are being urged to hire more apprentices in order to boost the local economy. To facilitate this, the Apprentice Employment Network(AEN), which represents 25 Group Training Companies in Queensland who employ more than 4300 apprentices and trainees, is hosting a free information evening. Register now via apprenticeemployerevent.com.au for its Apprenticeship Promotion information evening […]

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Heywire calls for 2019 young trailblazers

Are you a young change-maker? Applications are now open for the ABC Heywire’s Trailblazers program, which showcases the stories of regional Australia’s brightest upcoming leaders. Trailblazers is an opportunity for regional change-makers aged 18–28 to have their work celebrated nationally. Successful applicants will have their story told on the ABC and also attend a Trailblazer […]