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50th Anniversary of the Naming of the Sunshine Coast – big birthday bash!

A special concert, a poetry trail, sand sculpture festival and a women’s AFL carnival are just a few of the ways we will celebrate our region’s naming anniversary, with events funded by the 50th anniversary grants endorsed today by council.Nine community and not-for-profit groups have received Category B grants from the 50th Anniversary Fund for new activities, projects or events th...
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Construction to start on two skate park upgrades in April

Skaters, BMX riders and scooter riders will enjoy two improved facilities later this year, with construction on a major skate park upgrade at Alexandra Headland and minor works at Coolum due to start in late April.Construction is timed to make the most of beneficial weather and avoid the summer holiday period.Division 4 Councillor John Connolly said preparations were now underway for constructi...
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Our Award Winning Team - First National Real Estate Qld Annual Awards

On Saturday the 11th of March, our hard-working team of 20 were very lucky to receive a whopping total of 9 awards at the annual Queensland First National Real Estate Awards Night gala at the Sofitel, Brisbane.Our office placed seventh overall in the entire state for large sales office of the year, and won the award for the Highest Gross Sales & Leasing Commission along with the award for t...
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New bus network in motion for hospital opening

Additional routes, improved frequency and reduced fares are just some of the benefits to come as the Sunshine Coast gears up for the official opening of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH).From January 23, bus services will change for Sunshine Coast locals following the opening of the SCUH to staff.Among the changes is a new bus network for Nambour, which will assist with transporting...
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Summer of Surf 'First National Real Estate Board Series'

The Summer of Surf 2016/2016 series kicked off today at Alexandra Headland, proudly hosted by Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club.A great crowd turned out to see Harriet Brown win the Women's Board, and Rhys Burrows take out the Men's Board in the First Round of the First National Real Estate Board Race.First National Real Estate is proud to again sponsor athletes to improve their lif...
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Cash in on your clutter at the Garage Sale Trail - Sat 22 Oct 2016

Sunshine Coast households, schools and community groups will have the great chance to declutter and make some money at the same time by joining hundreds of thousands of people across the country on Saturday, October 22 as a part of the sixth annual Garage Sale Trail. Last year, Garage Sale Trail sellers on the Coast pocketed an average of $318 with total sales for the region on the day surpass...
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2016 Sunshine Coast Home Show and Caravan, Camping and Boating Expo

The Sunshine Coast Home Show & Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo at Bokarina next Friday to Sunday is expected to draw over 13,000 visitors during the three days. This event is a major shopping event for the Sunshine Coast and surrounding districts and continues to grow each year. It will host an extensive range of quality home and lifestyle products including building, renovating, green...
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More than 500 jobs on show ! Wed 19 Oct 2016

If you’re looking for a job, a different job or even your first job, make a date with the Sunshine Coast JobShow on Wednesday October 19.More than 500 jobs have already been listed for the Sunshine Coast Council initiative that will be held at the TAFE Queensland East Coast Campus.Economic Development Portfolio Councillor Stephen Robinson said it would be the largest one-stop shop of curr...
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The AP&ES Games Torch is on it's way !

Source: Sunshine Coast Venues & EventsFirst held in 1984, the inaugural Australian National Police Games were founded with the intention of bringing Police Service personnel together under the common banner of sport. This spirit of friendly competition has been expanded to embrace competitors from New Zealand and other Pacific nations. From 1999, all full-time Emergency Services person...
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Submissions open for Hackfest 2016

Here’s a great chance to be part of the Sunshine Coast’s Smart City and help our region become one of the most innovative and modern in the world. After a successful inaugural event last year, Sunshine Coast Hackfest is back in 2016 as we link up community members keen to make a difference with coders, digital creatives, data analysts, story tellers and entrepreneurs to create apps...

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