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Coast event launches Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2019

Local businesses can grow their export-ise (get it?) at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2019 Awards Briefing and Exporter Info Session at Alexandra Headland Surf Club, 167 Alexandra Pde on Wednesday, June 19 from 10-11.45am. The export awards acknowledge Queensland businesses engaged in international trade and reward their dedication to excellence. The local event […]

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New SCRIPT Chair heralds Coast as an innovation paradise

The Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Program (#SCRIPT), which fuels the culture of innovation on the Sunshine Coast, has announced an exciting new team for the second half of 2019. At a recent Open House networking event at the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast, SCRIPT announced a new Chair, a new Regional Innovation Coordinator (RIC) and farewelled outgoing […]

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Small business owners get tech savvy on clients

Ever wondered who’s your ideal client? Check out new ASBAS Digital Solutions Qld workshop, presented by RDA Brisbane – Capturing your ideal client – held in partnership with Sunshine Coast Council, Maleny Commerce and Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast. It will be hosted by The Orangery Maleny on Thursday, June 6 from 5.30-7.30pm. Presenter Tracey […]

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Meet the region’s top movers and shakers at connectors’ breakfast

Network with the region’s top movers and shakers at the Kawana Chamber of Commerce’s Meet the Connectors Breakfast at The Lakehouse Sunshine Coast on Wednesday, June 5 from 6.30-8.30am. Connectors include Paul Fisher, CEO, Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast (pictured); Paul Martins, Head of Economic Development, Sunshine Coast Council and Linda Delamotte, President, Sunshine Coast […]

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Countdown is on for national cleantech conference

The countdown is on until the RDA Sunshine Coast supported event – the National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition at The Events Centre, Caloundra from May 29-31, featuring a stellar line-up of speakers, including TV star builder/designer Barry Du Bois. Limited tickets are still available to Australia’s only event for the producers, stakeholders and commercial […]

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Nambour to run world-first heritage tram by 2021

Calling all tram and railway buffs: Did you know Nambour is set to get a world-first, heritage tram by 2021? The Nambour Heritage Tramway project is moving forward with Sunshine Coast Council approving the allocation of additional funding. The proposed tram will be a 600mm gauge, solar-powered, electric-battery model. This means it does not require electric overhead […]

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RDASC CEO special guest at SEQ City Deal lunch event

Twenty people attended today’s Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce lunch event – SEQ City Deals with Matt Collins, General Manager, Queensland Treasury Smart Cities Transformation Taskforce, at Urbane Restaurant, Brisbane City. Mr Collins is leading the State Government’s cities agenda, with a particular focus on city deals to boost prosperity, liveability and sustainability. The deal will […]

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International Broadband Submarine Cable economic benefits unveiled at conference

Want to learn how the Sunshine Coast International Broadband Submarine Cable will “supercharge” the region’s economic development and jobs growth? Grab your tickets now to the Sunshine Coast Business Council’s upcoming conference, Digitalisation – Big Data – Fast Access: Potential to spearhead new industries, new jobs, at the Maroochydore RSL Events Centre on Tuesday, June […]