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RBA cuts rates to new record low to kickstart economy


At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.25 per cent. The Board took this decision to support employment growth and provide greater confidence that inflation will be consistent with the medium-term target.

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Fancy owning your own island?


One of 74 islands in the Whitsundays Victor Island is located two kilometres from the mainland, just south of Mackay, and has been extensively renovated by the current owners.


 

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APRA moves to ease mortgage-lending criteria


"Under these proposed changes, if we look at the same scenario as previous, whereby someone is looking to borrow at an interest rate 3.9%. This borrower would previously been assessed on their ability to repay the mortgage at an interest rate of 7.25%; now they would be assessed on their ability to repay at a lower 6.4%," said Kusher.

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Sunshine Coast "Free Little Pantry" Locations


Many groups in the community are providing collection / distribution points to provide emergency supplies for those in need.

We have compiled a list of ideas for donations, and a list of 'free little pantries' on the Sunshine Coast.

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Job Creation Continues in Queensland


“Queensland’s trend unemployment rate in April also fell to 5.9% from an upwardly revised 6.0% in March and is significantly lower than the one we inherited from the LNP (6.6% off a 6.7% high),” said Ms Trad.


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Containers for Change Sunshine Coast | Recycle, Refund and Donate to Charity


Did you know that you can now get cash for refundable containers in Queensland?

Did you know that you can donate your refund straight to charity?

Do you know where to take your refundable containers on the Sunshine Coast?

 

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Sunshine Coast - the right city at the right time in history


"I have a specific reason why I think the Sunshine Coast is the right city at the right time in history. It is a demographic reason. Population projections released by the Queensland state government last November, based on the 2016 Census, and updating previous projections made in 2015, tell a compelling story."

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APPROVED: Controversial Buddina Beach Development approved by Sunshine Coast Council


Sunshine Coast Council has approved the controversial ‘Buddina Beach’ apartment building at a meeting held on Tuesday.

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Sunshine Coast Polling Places Now Open for Early Voting


Not sure whether you'll be able to attend a polling booth on voting day?

Sunshine Coast early voting centres are now open, and we've compiled a list for your reference.

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$30 Million Bli Bli Retail Village set to open next month


The Bli Bli Village Town Centre will soon become the central hub of one of the most vibrant and rapidly growing communities on the Sunshine Coast. Read more
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