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Up to 150 business leaders unite at big-name event

Get top business insights at Community, Leadership, Give First, sponsored by Sunshine Coast Council which unites 150 entrepreneurs, technologists, innovators and more at Maroochy RSL on Tuesday, August 27 from 11.30am-4pm. Industry leaders and Deputy Mayor Cr Tim Dwyer will discuss attracting big business, and retaining and attracting talent, while sustaining a healthy smart lifestyle […]

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Grants galore on offer from Sunshine Coast Council

Grants alert! Sunshine Coast Council is accepting applications for its Major Grants, Minor Grants – Community Events Category only and Environment Levy Grants. All grant rounds close August 26. The Major Grants are open to eligible community organisations which can apply for a grant of up to $30,000 for one-off projects, events and activities that benefit the […]

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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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Kenilworth transport trial boosts accessibility

A new 12-month Sunshine Coast Council transport trial is aiming to give Kenilworth residents better access to Maleny, Nambour, Mapleton, Eumundi and Yandina. The new volunteer-run Kenilworth Community Transport Service, which was set up on June 21, is supported by Council’s Transport Levy. It is designed to provide residents with affordable, reliable and accessible transport […]

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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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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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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 […]