An environment and lifestyle that is second to none

  • Expanding Council’s environmental land holdings since 2012 to 2761 hectares, with further acquisitions in the pipeline. More than 15% of the total conservation estate has been purchased under the Jamieson Council.
  • Fostered the largest Land for Wildlife membership of any council in Queensland, with 866 participating properties.
  • Continuing to work hard to improve the water quality and catchment for the Pumicestone Passage. Protecting the Passage has been a key priority for our Council in negotiating the infrastructure agreement for Caloundra South.
  • Advocating strongly with the Queensland Government for the preservation and protection of our Regional Inter-urban break between Moreton Bay and the Sunshine Coast.
  • Spending over $2.1 million on coastal dunal rehabilitation and shoreline erosion management.
  • Committing to a 15MW utility scale grid connected solar farm – by the end of 2016, 100% of Council’s electricity needs will be provided from a renewable source.

Clean Up for the Hatchlings

Clean Up for the Hatchlings

Clean Up for the Hatchlings shows hope for behaviour change With wet weather on the horizon, Sunshine Coast Council event organisers were unsure how many community volunteers would help with the seventh annual Clean Up for the Hatchlings. They...
UNESCO Biosphere Sunshine Coast

UNESCO Biosphere Sunshine Coast

One step closer to a biosphere for the Sunshine Coast Thursday 24 October will be noted as a momentous day for the Sunshine Coast. At a Special Meeting today (24 October), Sunshine Coast Council unanimously endorsed a nomination for the local...
Environment Levy Annual Report

Environment Levy Annual Report

Real achievements in preserving our environment outlined in annual report card Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark Jamieson today (3 October) released an extensive report card on what Council has delivered in the 2018/19 financial year thanks to...
Energex Offsets Launch

Energex Offsets Launch

Your Sunshine Coast Council in partnership with Energex announced a $1.5m vegetation offset at Verrierdale on a 250 hectare site owned by Council. The planting of several thousand Gums and Mahogany will revegetate the area make it more attractive...