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.

National Tree Day

National Tree Day

Hundreds of hands plant 3000 native plants for National Tree Day “We are definitely coming back again next year” was the phrase heard repeatedly at Sunshine Coast Council’s National Tree Day celebrations. More than 350 pairs of willing hands...
Blue Carbon Partnership – Blue Heart

Blue Carbon Partnership – Blue Heart

Blue carbon partnership – An Australian first! Wetlands along the Maroochy River on the Sunshine Coast are set to become a world leading showcase for environmental innovation, after the Palaszczuk Government has formed an Australian-first...
Sunshine Coast Mass Transit System

Sunshine Coast Mass Transit System

Council to consider Strategic Business Case for Sunshine Coast mass transit system The draft strategic business case for a new mass transit system to cater for a growing region will be considered by Sunshine Coast Council at its July Ordinary...
Official Opening of Baringa Community Centre

Official Opening of Baringa Community Centre

Baringa Community Centre officially opened today to serve a rapidly growing community. A wonderful delivery partnership between Sunshine Coast Council, Education Qld and Stockland. The Caloundra Community Centre is responsible for operational...
World Environment Day Launch Event

World Environment Day Launch Event

We are celebrating World Environment Day at Cotton Tree Park, Sunshine Coast. Lyndon Davis provided an inspiring welcome to country and local school teacher, Rod Blom updated me on the progress of his students in Geography. We live in a wonderful...
2019 Maleny Show

2019 Maleny Show

Maleny Show Day, what a magnificent event. Perfect weather, tremendous community volunteers, all the thrills and spills of side show alley plus the ring events, pavilion displays and food. Thanks to President Ivan Hankinson and his Executive...
Sunshine Coast City Hall Design Unveiling

Sunshine Coast City Hall Design Unveiling

Announcing the concept designs for the new Sunshine Coast City Hall in our new CBD in Maroochydore. A 5 star Green Star rating will ensure it is environmentally friendly as well as a leading edge technological workplace and our seat of local...
National Clean Technologies Conference Launch

National Clean Technologies Conference Launch

The first ever National Clean Technologies Conference is underway at the Events Centre Caloundra Sunshine Coast. Visitors from all over the eastern seaboard attending and the event is chaired by Cr Aaron Wood, Deputy Lord Mayor, Melbourne. Great...