From the Mountains to the Sea Exhibition at USC Gallery. Image credit: Barry Alsop.
Sunshine Coast Cultural Heritage Reference Group

The Sunshine Coast Cultural Heritage Reference Group (SCCHRG) is made up of heritage specialists and members of the community. It provides advice on preserving and accessing cultural heritage on the Sunshine Coast.


The group aims to:

  • raise the profile of cultural heritage in the region
  • contribute to a shared vision for cultural heritage that is inclusive, relevant and innovative
  • support the development of a regional network of individuals, organisations and museums in the heritage sector
  • identify partners and opportunities to preserve, access and enhance cultural heritage across the region and
  • assist in forming strategic priorities for expenditure of the Heritage Levy.


Four meetings are held throughout the year.


Name Organisation
Cr Rick Baberowski (Chairperson) Councillor, Sunshine Coast Council
Jason Murphy
Jinibara Traditional People representative
Roger Todd Heritage Architect and Caloundra Lighthouses
Frances Windolf Historian
Deborah Collier
Yandina & District Historic Society
Esma Armstrong
Heritage Practitioner and President Maroochy Landcare Group Inc.

Voluntary positions are for two years.

More information can be obtained by emailing the Cultural Heritage Services Unit