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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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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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Petition calls for State Government action over Caloundra congestion

Caloundra’s traffic woes are the subject of a new community petition. Federal Member for Fisher Andrew Wallace has launched the petition after calls from frustrated residents. The Caloundra Rd-Nicklin Way roundabout and Caloundra Rd congestion are his two biggest areas of concern. “We need to work together to find a solution and put pressure on […]

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Sunshine Coast Airport fastest-growing airfield in Australia

The Sunshine Coast Airport has again been named as Australia’s fastest-growing airfield by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). In the BITRE report for September 2018, Sunshine Coast Airport recorded a 7.2 per cent increase in passenger movements compared to September 2017. For the year ending September 2018, the airport recorded 12.3 […]