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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 […]

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RDA Sunshine Coast backs current Airport Expansion Project

Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast (RDASC) is strongly backing the current Sunshine Coast Airport (SCA) Expansion Project due for completion by the end of 2020. The SCA project will deliver a new 2450m X 45m runway – already under construction – and will enable direct flights to more destinations across Australia, Asia and the Western […]

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Is the Sunshine Coast set to become a biosphere?

Local business owners and residents are being urged to have a say on Sunshine Coast Council’s proposal to nominate the local government area to become a UNESCO biosphere. A biosphere is a special place which reflects a balanced relationship between people and nature; where responsible development and sustainability can coexist. Council believes biosphere status would further enhance the […]

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Sunshine Coast named one of the world’s Top7 Intelligent Communities

The Sunshine Coast has been honoured as one of the Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2019, sharing the global spotlight with communities from Canada, Taiwan and the US. The announcement was made last February by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) in Quebec, Canada. The ICF acknowledges those communities which exemplify best practices in broadband deployment and […]