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  • Mayor Mark Jamieson
    Sunshine Coast employment opportunities continue to rise
    • Monday 25 September 2017
    Mayor Mark Jamieson has welcomed new statistics which show employment opportunities in the region are on the increase and unemployment figures are amongst the lowest in the state at 4.8%.
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    Langs Building Supplies officially opens on the Sunshine Coast
    • Monday 25 September 2017
    Following its announcement in May of 100 new jobs for the Sunshine Coast, Langs Building Supplies has officially celebrated the opening of its new $20 million Caloundra warehouse and trade store during a ceremony with Mayor Mark Jamieson today (September 25).
  • The Newsmakers Exhibition at Landsborough Museum
    Get the news of the past 50 years in museum’s Newsmakers Exhibition
    • Monday 25 September 2017
    Did you know the Sunshine Coast was originally called the Near North Coast? Or, that four men and a cat travelled from Ecuador to the Sunshine Coast on a man-made raft? Or, that in 1967 a three-bedroom house in Kawana Waters cost $9700?
  • John Gallina
    Gentle giant’s passing a loss for Sunshine Coast
    • Monday 25 September 2017
    John Gallina, the man at the helm of Sunshine Coast’s disaster management program, has been hailed a visionary, a logistical expert, a calming influence under high pressure, a man of compassion, a consummate professional and a gentle giant. Mr Gallina passed away unexpectedly yesterday (Sunday, September 24),
  • Fire warning
    Disaster group on alert as community urged to take care during heatwave
    • Friday 22 September 2017
    With this weekend bringing a forecast heatwave and a high risk of bushfires, the Sunshine Coast Local Disaster Management Group has moved to alert status in support of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services’ (QFES) Wildfire Level 3 warning.
  • First 5 Forever
    Boost your child’s brain power with words
    • Friday 22 September 2017
    Practical advice is just one element of council’s local First 5 Forever program which, throughout October, will focus on the importance of talking with children under five.
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    Friends of Beerwah Library Knitting Circle donated gifts provide comfort
    • Friday 22 September 2017
    Those in need will find comfort thanks to the Friends of Beerwah Library Knitting Circle’s generous donation of colourful knitted rugs and teddy bears to Sunshine Linus Inc. this month.
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    Hot public showers available for residents experiencing water shortages
    • Thursday 21 September 2017
    In partnership with council, community facilities across the Coast have opened their doors to residents in need.
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    Get involved in Queensland Mental Health Week
    • Thursday 21 September 2017
    To launch Mental Health Week from October 8-14, council invites the community to join Fusion Sunshine Coast’s 4.8km Walk/Run for Wellness from Maroochydore Rotary Park, Cotton Tree, on Sunday, October 8.
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    Council plans ahead for community and customer service
    • Thursday 21 September 2017
    Council has unanimously endorsed a new organisational structure to ensure it is fit to meet the future growth challenges in the region.