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Cr Maria Suarez

Division 9

Representing Bli Bli, Coolum Beach, Doonan, Marcoola, Maroochy River, Mount Coolum, Pacific Paradise, Peregian Beach, Peregian Springs, Valdora, Verrierdale, Weyba Downs, Yandina Creek.

View the Division 9 boundary map [878KB].

Contact details

Cr Suarez's office is located in City Hall, 54 First Avenue Maroochydore.

Cr Suarez conducts Community Chats on the second Wednesday of each month for community members to come along and speak with her about any local government issue. 

See below for times and locations:

  • Peregian Springs - 8am to 10am - outside Coles, Peregian Springs Shopping Centre
  • Coolum Beach - 11am to 1pm - Arts Shelter, Tickle Park, Coolum Beach
  • Bli Bli - 2pm to 4pm - outside White's IGA, Bli Bli

If you would like to meet with Cr Suarez, please call to arrange an appointment time.

Phone:      (07) 5475 9810
Mobile:     0437 794 703
Email:       maria.suarez@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au
Online form: Contact your local Councillor

For after hours emergencies contact council.


  • Environment and Liveability

Council positions

  • Member: Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy Project Control Group (PCG)
  • Member: Biosphere PCG
  • Member: Nambour Centre Activation PCG
  • Member: Invasive Weeds Taskforce
  • Member: Steering Committee Information Classification and Management Project
  • Member: Sunshine Coast Ecological Park Steering Committee
  • Member: Sunshine Coast International Broadband Network (Cable) PCG
  • Executive Steering Committee Member: Blue Heart
  • Member: Waste Advisory Group
  • Member: 2032 Games PCG  and Legacy Plan representative
  • Council Representative: Sunshine Coast Airport Community Aviation Forum
  • Council Representative: Climate Risk Pilot Project

Areas of interest in council

  • Environment
  • Liveability
  • Community and Economic Development


BBus (Marketing) - University of the Sunshine Coast

Career history

  • Sole trader - Marketing Consultant
  • Lend Lease Hyatt Coolum  - Marketing Manager
  • Lensworth Kawana Waters - Marketing Assistant
  • Royal Australian Airforce - Sergeant

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