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Sunshine Coast gets ready to welcome back Trans-Tasman travel

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is rolling out the welcome mat and getting ready to welcome back Kiwi visitors.This follows today’s announcement by the New Zealand government for quarantine-free Trans-Tasman travel for Australians to start from 11.59pm, Sunday 18 April, 2021.Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC) CEO Matt Stoeckel warmly welcomed the news as a critical step for the region’s t...
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UPDATE: Sunshine Coast Link Delivers Esports to the World

The Sunshine Coast is poised to become Australia’s global esports hub thanks to its high-speed international fibre link.The COVID-19 crisis played havoc with professional sport in 2020 but it proved a boon for another form of sporting contest: esports.The Sunshine Coast is in a prime position to play a key part in that opportunity due to the city's international broadband cable netw...
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2020 Sunshine Coast Christmas Lights Locations

2020 Sunshine Coast Christmas Lights Locations The streets and canals of the Sunshine Coast are lit up with colourful lights and Christmas displays, and we have a map and list of the best locations to check out on the Coast this Christmas!   Open in Google Maps         Please let us know if we are missing any by emailing [email protected]
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Christmas on the Coast 2020

Christmas on the Coast 2020 While Covid may have prevented a few of the Sunshine Coast's traditional Christmas festivities, like the Christmas Boat Parade, there are still many options to help you get your festive spirit on! Buderim Family Carols 2020 When: 5:30pm & 7:00pm 17 DecWhere: Buderim War Memorial Hall - 1 Main Street, Buderim, 4556Price: Children $5, Adul...
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Fresh look for popular Maroochy foreshore revealed

The Maroochy River foreshore along Bradman Avenue at Maroochydore has never looked better, with an extensive $2.623 million facelift in two locations ahead of the summer holidays.Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark Jamieson said works were delivered in partnership with the Queensland Government, with $700,000 invested by the Department of Transport and Main Roads’ Cycle ...
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Direct flights from Sunshine Coast to Canberra launched

Sunshine Coast Airport has joined forces with the Queensland Government, Alliance Airlines and Canberra Airport to launch a new service to Australia’s capital for the first time ever.From 23 October, Alliance Airlines will provide two services a week between the Sunshine Coast and Canberra.Tourism Minister Kate Jones said the deal – secured through the government’s $15 million...
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Sunshine Coast's NightQuarter Entertainment Precinct Launch

  NightQuarter is an all-weather entertainment precinct, home to 40 shipping container based stallholders serving up global eats, desserts, drinks and speciality retailers. Every Friday and Saturday night from 4pm-10pm, the space will come alive with live music across five stages, immersive performances, street art, bars and vintage amusement rides.On Sundays make the most of t...
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Calling all Foodies! Maroochydore CBD's StrEATside Markets now open!

Launching Sunday 23rd August, StrEATside artisan markets are set to attract foodies and music lovers alike.StrEATside invites you to 'come and enjoy a selection of delicious food from a diverse range of food vendors, sip on craft beer and wine, browse a range of arts & crafts, listen to live music from local young folk, indie, reggae & jazz musicians, play outdoor games, and ...
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Sunshine Coast City Hall construction to commence

Construction is set to start next month on Maroochydore CBD's landmark Sunshine Coast City Hall.Located in the new Maroochydore City Centre, Sunshine Coast Council are due to develop a leading edge, visionary commercial tower as their new central administration facility.This new building will consist of 9,400m2 of commercial, retail and civic spaces principally developed to ho...
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$100 million powerline project for Sunshine Coast

Work is complete on a $100 million project to install a 17km long, 132,000V powerline, which will support the continued growth of the Sunshine Coast region.The SunCoast powerline between Palmwoods and West Maroochydore, delivered by Energex, will power more than 275,000 homes, as well as jobs and business growth.Queensland Minister for Energy, Dr Anthony Lynham, said essential infrastructure su...

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