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    TurtleCare Sunshine Coast a finalist in the Healthy Land and Water Awards
    • Wednesday 26 July 2017
    Sunshine Coast Council’s TurtleCare program has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Healthy Land and Water Awards
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    Council grant recipient wins gold at Va’a World Championships
    • Wednesday 26 July 2017
    With the help of a Sunshine Coast Council Individual Development Grant, as well as community and business support, outrigger Ted Baker won gold representing Australia at the recent inaugural IVF Va’a World Distance Championships in Tahiti.
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    Backward Glance: Celebrate 50 years since the official naming of the Sunshine Coast
    • Wednesday 26 July 2017
    The name Sunshine Coast is now well known, but back in the 1950s and early 1960s, when the area was known as the Near North Coast, there was a grassroots movement in the community to find a more appealing and memorable name that would help attract tourists and investment to the area.
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    Festival of Community Halls to help celebrate our 50th anniversary
    • Tuesday 25 July 2017
    Small halls across the region will take centre stage in the 50th Anniversary of the Naming of the Sunshine Coast celebrations with the Festival of Community Halls to showcase the role they have played, and continue to play, in our community.
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    Curtain drawn on new look Events Centre
    • Tuesday 25 July 2017
    The Sunshine Coast’s premier performing arts and conference centre, The Events Centre in Caloundra, has a modern new look, with extensive exterior improvements now complete.
  • Council TV: Sunshine Coast Solar Farm goes live
    • Tuesday 25 July 2017
    Sunshine Coast Council is proud to be the first local government in Australia to build a solar farm to offset 100% of our electricity consumption. Check out this video on how it is helping us to deliver on our vision to be Australia's most sustainable region - healthy, smart, creative.
  • Cr OPray Plastic Free July
    • Monday 24 July 2017
    What I’m about to say SHOULD shock you – In a period of just four months earlier this year, 3493 plastic bottles and 2659 plastic bags were pulled out of Sunshine Coast waterways.
  • Cr Rogerson Kenilworth camp grounds
    • Monday 24 July 2017
    In my most recent column I presented you, the readers, our residents, with what I believe were the plain, simple and unbiased facts regarding the verge garden furore in Buderim. Well, here again today in the limited space I have, I hope to provide you with some clarity and balance on another issue that’s currently prominent in the news, regarding the campground at Kenilworth that is operating without approval.
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    Sunshine Coast Solar Farm goes live in Australian first
    • Monday 24 July 2017
    The Sunshine Coast Solar Farm is now live and feeding electricity into the power grid, making Sunshine Coast Council the first local government in Australia to offset 100% of its electricity consumption with energy from a renewable source.
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    Sunshine Coast residents helping to protect the region’s cultural heritage
    • Monday 24 July 2017
    Our region’s rich history will continue to be protected following Sunshine Coast Council’s endorsement of the annual Cultural Heritage Levy Program, committing almost $1.5 million to a wide range of projects.