Smart City news
  • Last updated:
  • 19 Feb 2019
  • Community Update: International Broadband Submarine Cable

    The submarine cable landing station, located at Maud Street, Maroochydore, will help deliver Australia’s fastest data and telecommunications connection to Asia from the east coast of Australia and the second fastest to the United States via an undersea fibre optic cable.

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  • Sunshine Coast among Top7 Intelligent Communities in the world

    The Sunshine Coast has been recognised as one of the Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2019, sharing the spotlight with communities from Canada, Taiwan and the United States including Chicago.

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  • Council expands its solar program into waste

    Sunshine Coast Council started installing 30 kilowatts of solar panels to the roof of the Nambour waste transfer station yesterday, further expanding its rooftop solar program and building on the success of the Sunshine Coast Solar Farm.

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  • Serious savings stack up as solar farm turns one

    One year ago today (24 July 2018), the Sunshine Coast Solar Farm started feeding power into the grid and the latest data shows this game-changer project is far exceeding all expectations.

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  • Sunshine Coast sheds new light on LiFi technology

    The Sunshine Coast has become the first Asia-Pacific region to put the next phase wireless internet technology on public display.

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  • Solar Farm wins national boosting productivity award

    Our Solar Farm has been honoured in the National Awards for Local Government which showcase innovative and resourceful solutions that local governments have implemented to make a difference within their communities.

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  • RideScore on top of the podium for national award

    Council's TravelSmart team has received what could be considered the yellow jersey at the 2018 We Ride Australia Cycling Luminaries Awards in recognition of its Australian-first RideScore program that merges fitness with fun while giving peace of mind to families.

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  • A new super hero at Sunshine Coast Stadium

    He can scale heights others can't, sense danger before it arrives and cut the competition down to size. His creators call him L400i Deluxe but at Sunshine Coast Stadium he's known as "Batman"!

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  • Council innovation recognised with Smart City Award

    Sunshine Coast Council's commitment to innovation and use of new platforms to improve community engagement has been recognised at the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) awards.

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  • Sunshine Coast bringing the future of transport to South East Queensland

    Sunshine Coast will be the first council in South East Queensland to experience the future of transport as EasyMile EZ10 electric, driverless shuttle arrives in Mooloolaba.

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  • Intelligent community taps innovation partnerships

    With the Sunshine Coast named as one of the world's Smart21 Communities for 2017, council has joined 19 peer groups to take regional collaboration to new levels.

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  • Sunshine Coast named one of the world's Smart21 communities

    The Sunshine Coast has again been named a Smart21 community for 2016 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), during the 4th Annual Next Gen Tech Conference in New York City (October 28).

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  • Sunshine Coast on track with smart city technology

    Over the past 14 months, council has begun to implement its Smart City Framework in a bid to make it easier to live, work and do business in our region - and with a number of smart integrated technologies and initiatives already in place, it's off to a great start. See what's next.

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