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06 Mar 15 NY artist’s interactive wings take flight

Ten hours, 40 paint pens, three interviews, one panel discussion and a glass of champagne to celebrate!

This is what high profile New York City artist Kelsey Montague packed into one day while completing the Sunshine Coast’s beautiful interactive wings called #whatliftsyou.

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05 Mar 15 Flood mapping updates quickly tested

Updates to Sunshine Coast Council’s Disaster Management flood mapping and maintenance of the telemetry-based flood warning system, highlighted in the December 2014 quarterly report, were quickly tested during recent weather events.

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05 Mar 15 Show goes on for Ball Park Music at Lake Kawana Community Centre

Due to the recent severe weather event, Australia’s favourite Indie-pop-rock band Ball Park Music rescheduled their show at Sunshine Coast Council’s Lake Kawana Community Centre to 7pm on Saturday, March 28.

This is Ball Park Music’s only show on the Sunshine Coast and a.....(more details)

05 Mar 15 Nominations sought to help conserve the region’s cultural heritage

Do you want to contribute to conserving and celebrating our cultural heritage?

Community Programs Portfolio Councillor Jenny McKay said nominations are invited for membership of the Sunshine Coast Cultural Heritage Reference Group (SCHRG).

“The Council endorsed Reference Gro.....(more details)

04 Mar 15 A positive health check for employment

Sunshine Coast Council’s support for investment within the Kawana Health Campus has yielded major positives for employment during the second quarter of the 2014/15 financial year.

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04 Mar 15 Learn how to make your marketing memorable

Business people from across the Coast are invited to attend the Five-0-Five Drinks networking event this Friday, March 6 from 5.05pm to 7pm at Sunshine Coast Council’s Nambour Civic Centre.

Each month, the Five-O-Five Drinks networking event focusses on a dif.....(more details)


03 Mar 15 Brakes on around Brightwater

Navigating around the thriving community of Brightwater is now a drive in the park following a recent review and upgrade of local road signage.

Sunshine Coast Division 6 Councillor Christian Dickson said installation of community facility name signs at several entry points to the estate a.....(more details)

03 Mar 15 An opportunity to align your brand with national art prize

Sunshine Coast Council today announced a unique opportunity for companies to align their brand with the highly coveted 2015 Sunshine Coast Art Prize – the prestigious art competition that attracts entries from across Australia.

Community Programs Portfolio Councillor Jenny McKay sai.....(more details)

03 Mar 15 Economic strides taken at home and abroad

A blueprint for the future of the region’s economy and improvements to export capabilities are among the highlights for Sunshine Coast Council for the second quarter of the 2014/15 financial year.

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03 Mar 15 Help shape the future of arts funding on the Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Council is undertaking a review of the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) program and you are invited to have your say.

And it’s easy to do – simply complete the short on.....(more details)

03 Mar 15 Success of Suppliers Forum spells future events

More than 330 business owners and operators attended Sunshine Coast Council’s first Suppliers Forum last week, prompting plans for future forums to keep the local business community up to date with construction opportunities.

Economic Development portfolio councillor Steve Robinson .....(more details)

02 Mar 15 Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2015 entries now open

Nation-wide entries are now being sought for the prestigious 2015 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, offering combined prizes in excess of $125,000.

Now in its tenth year, the Sunshine Coast Art Prize has achieved national acclaim for its annual representation of contemporary Australian art and of.....(more details)

02 Mar 15 Help shape the future of the Coolum Library

Make sure you have your say on draft concept floor plans which outline potential opportunities for extending Council’s Coolum Library.

Division 9 Councillor Stephen Robinson said the Sunshine Coast Libraries Plan 2014-2024 recommended Council .....(more details)

Last Updated 07-Mar-15