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Well-loved seaside park begins $1.6 million makeover

Following three rounds of community engagement and a community-led new landscape plan, a popular seaside park is about to undergo a $1.6 million transformation. Much-loved and exuding ‘classic’ local character, Lions and Norrie Job Park in Coolum Beach is located between an iconic surf beach and a bustling entertainment strip. Sunshine Coast Council Division 9 […]

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Community warning as scam initiative circulates

Sunshine Coast Council is urging the community to be on alert for a scam involving a fake initiative labelled ‘Beautify the beaches program’ circulating on social media. This impersonation attempt appears as a letter from Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Rosanna Natoli. The initiative has been shared on social media platform Instagram which encourages the community

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Nambour family walk 35km for sons lost to mitochondrial disease

Team Hayden and Jacob, led by Michelle and Brett Paulsen, are taking on their sixth Bloody Long Walk this Sunday 2nd June in memory of their 2 sons lost to mitochondrial disease (mito). “The Sunshine Coast Bloody Long Walk is something very special for us as we lost our 2 sons, Hayden and Jacob, to

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For our community: landmark funding for Sunshine Coast’s Olympic venues

Three Sunshine Coast sporting venues have been given the green light to progress to tender following a funding commitment of almost $300 million by the Queensland and Australian governments. The funding signals the largest ever investment in community sporting infrastructure on the Sunshine Coast.  A $148 million Sunshine Coast Stadium expansion, a $142 million new

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Some local favourite Sunshine Coast parks for honing sporting skills

Our parks play a key role in supporting and encouraging the local community to engage in spots and outdoor activities. Beyond the physical benefits, engaging in outdoor team sports fosters resilience, teamwork and invaluable life skills. Whether it’s basketball, footy, netball, soccer or table tennis, there are endless possibilities to discover at our local parks.

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Community CoLab: New intimate venue in City Centre

The Maroochydore City Centre welcomes a new addition to its vibrant community with the opening of Community CoLab, a low-cost venue-for-hire on the ground floor of the Sunshine Coast City Hall building. Managed by Council’s experienced Community Venues team, Community CoLab offers a versatile space accommodating up to 20 people, providing an excellent venue for

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