Half yearly rate notices were issued on 23 January 2024, with a due date of 23 February 2024. View previous notices in MyCouncil.

Biosecurity education program

Officers provide expert advice, information about council's invasive plant and animal programs and education materials to assist community members.

To educate and engage with the community, council's invasive plant and animal officers attend a range of events each year. This enables council to engage with the community and work in collaboration to protect against invasive plants and animals.

Officers will be available at the following events:

Invasive Plants and Animals WorkshopBelli Park Community Hall20 April 2024
Maleny Wood ExpoMaleny Show Grounds4–6 May 2024
Maleny ShowMaleny Show Grounds31 May–1 June 2024
Sunshine Coast Agricultural ShowNambour Show Grounds14–16 June 2024
Qld Garden ExpoNambour Show Grounds5–7 July 2024
Australasian Vertebrate Pest ConferenceSydney29 July–1 August 2024
Australasian Weeds ConferenceBrisbane25–28 August 2024
Australian Biosecurity SymposiumGold Coast27–29 August 2024
Invasive Species walks and talksGreen Park Connondale6 September 2024
Kenilworth ShowKenilworth Show Grounds14 September 2024
Library displaysMultipleNovember 2024
Invasive Species MonthSunshine Coast LGANovember 2024
Coastal Weed WalkWaranaTBA

Biosecurity workshops can be booked via SSC education bookings.

If you would like to speak to an officer about invasive plants or animals outside of these events, please contact council and an officer will get in contact with you.