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  • Cr Robinson - Kids teaching kids
    • Wednesday 26 April 2017
    Council’s Kids in Action event brings schools together to explore local environmental issues in a fantastic format where the students teach each other. Bli Bli State School will participate for the first time this year. They were also the winner of the early bird registration draw and received an iPad prize that I’m sure will come in useful for various activities. 
  • Cr Connolly - More seats means more views at Alexandra Headland
    • Friday 21 April 2017
    There will soon be a new viewing deck at Alexandra Headland, south of the surf club, near beach access 160.
  • Cr Dickson - Slam dunk for Sunshine Coast basketball
    • Wednesday 19 April 2017
    The 2.1 million expansion of Maroochydore Basketball Stadium is now complete. The stadium expansion, was jointly funded by council’s Capital Works Program, the Queensland Government Get Playing Plus Program and the Maroochydore Eagles Basketball Association.
  • Cr Baberowski - Take a ‘selfie’ during the Discovery Weekend and win!
    • Wednesday 19 April 2017
    Planes, trains, a lighthouse, museums and more are waiting to be discovered during the Discovery Weekend on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7.
  • Cr Baberowski - Have your say to help manage the future of parking
    • Wednesday 19 April 2017
    This week, the draft framework to proactively manage car parking across the whole of the Sunshine Coast was unveiled and residents are encouraged to have their say.
  • Cr Baberowski - Help improve council’s customer service
    • Wednesday 19 April 2017
    Did you know that Sunshine Coast Council responds to more than 175,000 phone calls, 36,000 emails, 38,000 counter visits and 6000 web chats each year!
  • Cr Robinson - Blended Youth Festival
    • Wednesday 19 April 2017
    Despite the rain dampening the evening, I hear this year’s Blended Youth Festival was another well-organised event with plenty of great young artists contributing to the entertainment. Well done to IFYS and everyone involved for their fantastic efforts in bringing the event together.
  • Cr Cox - Draft Parking Management Plan consultation
    • Wednesday 19 April 2017
    Council faces an interesting challenge when managing our on and off-street car parking, both now and into the future. With that in mind, I encourage you to take a look at the draft Parking Management Plan which is out for community consultation until May 5.
  • Mayor Jamieson - Get involved in the Youth Action Plan
    • Friday 14 April 2017
    At the moment, council has an extra special focus on our youth as we create a new Youth Action Plan that aims to strengthen how young people participate and contribute to our healthy, smart and creative community.
  • Cr Cox - Beach access improvements
    • Wednesday 12 April 2017
    A project to strengthen the dunes at beach access 235 in Warana is now complete. Two community planting sessions have been held by the ‘Beach, Bush & Birds’ Conservation Group, with the latest one seeing 160 ground cover plants added to the dunes.