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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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Students rise to the challenge with amazing ideas

From a unique ocean cleaner, to a fix for the housing crisis and ‘Fundies’ underpants that help the injured and elderly, the Sunshine Coast’s young entrepreneurs and innovators are rising to the challenge. The excitement is building as our latest cohort of visionaries in Years 9 to 12 move to the next phase of the

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Bli Bli community set to commemorate special ANZAC Day service

Hundreds of locals are expected to attend a special ANZAC Day ceremony at the Parklakes Bli Bli cenotaph at the Avenue of Honour thanks to the foresight of the estate’s developers along with the incredible work of approximately 100 veterans living within the community. Dan Penman is one of the Halcyon Veterans responsible for the

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‘Precious days’: art prize winner’s moving message

An artist’s emotion-charged tribute to “precious days of presence and deep love”, created as she cared for her partner in his final moments, has earned the Sunshine Coast’s top art prize. Susan Schmidt was crowned the Local Contemporary Art Prize ‘Best in Show’ winner and recounts why she felt compelled to create the artwork, Breathe

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‘Volunteering is so special’: Eddie’s field of dreams

Boots thud against the ball, excited parents cheer from the sidelines and ever-watchful referees blow their whistles to ensure a fair game for all. These have been the familiar sounds and sights of local soccer clubs for generations and here on the Sunshine Coast Eddie Muller, 42, has been part of the scene for three

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Sunshine Coast’s new Council starts term

Sunshine Coast Council’s new Mayor and Councillors have made their Declarations of Office and commenced their 2024-2028 term. The 2024-2028 Council is: Mayor Rosanna Natoli Cr Jenny Broderick (Division 1) Cr Terry Landsberg (Division 2) Cr Tim Burns (Division 3) Cr Joe Natoli (Division 4) Cr Winston Johnston (Division 5) Cr Christian Dickson (Division 6)

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Sunshine Coast Mum wins awards with her innovative ‘Croc’ beach bag

Design a ‘Croc’ bag but make it cute. That was the mission of Sunshine Coast Mum Krystal Rand when she set about creating her cult classic Kove & Co Tribe Bag. The idea was born not long after her daughter arrived, when Krystal’s days were spent rushing around doing errands with a toddler in tow

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New European Villa-Inspired Wine Bar brings Mediterranean Vibes to Mooloolaba

Feel the salty sea breezes and taste the Mediterranean at the newly opened Casita, only moments from Mooloolaba beach. This intimate new wine bar will transport you to the sun-kissed beach bars of the Mediterranean coastline. An elegant and Instagram-worthy setting with stylish plates, exquisite cocktails and fine wines sourced from the vineyards of Spain,

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