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PROJECT UPDATE: Wave Pool Planned for Actventure at Steve Irwin Way in Glenview

Endless Surf is one of three key elements in Sanad Capital’s integrated $130 million project that will give the region a unique, world-class tourism showpiece.
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Employment falls below pre-pandemic levels

A 1.1% decline in employment was recorded between August and September according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
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One of the world’s largest hydrogen equipment manufacturing hubs set for Gladstone

One of the world’s largest hydrogen-equipment manufacturing facility is planned for Gladstone as part of a new partnership between the Palaszczuk Government and leading renewable energy and hydrogen company Fortescue Future Industries (FFI).
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Big Hearts for Tiny Homes - Youth Homelessness campaign

Tiny Homes can provide short-term, transitional housing to young people in need of homelessness support. After receiving help to resolve crisis in their lives, a young person could receive ongoing social support and tenancy in a Tiny Home, before taking the next step to independent living.
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Australia records less births and deaths, and a historic low population growth

Source: TheBull/CommSecWhat happened? Australia’s population increased by 6,900 people or 0.03 per cent in the December quarter, 2020 to 25,694,393 people. In 2020, Australia’s population grew by 136,300 people – the slowest pace since at least June 1982 when Bureau of Statistics (ABS) records began.Overall, the annual population growth rate eased from 1.54 per cent in 2019 to...
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Additional $160 million for the Mooloolah River Interchange

The Palaszczuk Government will commit $160 million to the Mooloolah River Interchange to funding in last week’s State Budget, resulting in $320 million in joint funding to improve traffic flow for one of the Sunshine Coast’s most congested intersections.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the investment will create 290 jobs and join the pipeline of upgrades in the government’s ...
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$816 million budget for 2021/22

Creating a safer, secure future for our community remains sharply in focus with Sunshine Coast Council endorsing its $816 million budget for 2021/22.Mayor Mark Jamieson said the budget would continue to support the region’s recovery from the impacts of COVID-19 by investing $268 million in job-creating local infrastructure projects, supporting pensioners through increased concessions and ...
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Aviation’s Post-Crisis Recovery Series Sunshine: Coast Airport

30 April 2021 | Source: International Airport ReviewSunshine Coast Airport’s CEO, Andrew Brodie, reflects on the changes brought about by the unprecedented pandemic, and speaks of the strengths and positives that have evolved from that adversity which are guiding the airport’s future in the latest instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series. The CO...
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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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