A vibrant community

  • Put in place the Sunshine Coast Social Strategy – to ensure our community continues to thrive and our residents continue to enjoy a lifestyle that sets us apart.
  • Improving community access to facilities by allocating more than $22 million since 2012 for new or upgraded community facilities.
  • A massive major events program for the community to enjoy and from which local businesses to benefit.
  • Provided on average, $7.5 million in grants each year to community organisations to help deliver improved services, programs and facilities for our residents.
  • Established the Disaster Management Hub – providing our community with real time access to flood maps and council and state controlled road closures during an emergency situation.
  • Ensuring new communities – like Aura (Caloundra South) and Palmview – are provided with the community facilities they will need, without a residual cost to existing ratepayers.
  • Allocating more than $180 million since 2012 to improve and maintain the accessibility and safety of our local road network.

Take a gallery tour, the Menshed did

Take a gallery tour, the Menshed did

It’s never too late to discover your artistic side, and a gallery tour could be just the right way to start. Whether you’re a budding artist, have an appreciation for art, or just want to learn more about art, gallery tours could provide you with...
Sunshine Coast kids set Ride2School record

Sunshine Coast kids set Ride2School record

Sunshine Coast school kids rode their way to a new record for National Ride2School Day this year, with 1945 students riding a total of 4,194km to school last Friday. That’s a 51% increase in participants compared to 2015. With that record in...
A heart-warming story at Coolum Civic Centre

A heart-warming story at Coolum Civic Centre

La Boite Theatre Company’s compassionate and hilariously unsentimental theatre performance 4000 miles by Amy Herzog will be presented by Sunshine Coast Council’s Coolum Civic Centre on Saturday, April 23 at 7.30pm. La Boite Theatre Company is...
The Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival

The Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival

The World is Coming to the Sunshine Coast in 2016 and from Thursday our region will be the focal point for millions of national and international television viewers as well as elite athletes and guests. More than 5000 participants will line up in...