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    Backward Glance - It’s show time again at Maleny!
    • Wednesday 23 May 2018
    Every year around this time, Maleny Showgrounds becomes a hub of excitement when the locals and visitors come to town for the Maleny Agricultural Show.
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    Seminar to un-mystery history and reflect on reconciliation
    • Monday 21 May 2018
    Explore the Sunshine Coast's past and learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures at the Sunshine Coast Reconciliation Group’s 10th Shared History seminar on Thursday, May 24 (9am-2pm) at the North Shore Community Centre, Mudjimba.
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    Backward Glance - Kathleen McArthur: Artist and activist
    • Wednesday 16 May 2018
    This week we bring you the story of Kathleen McArthur, an artist, author, environmentalist and activist whose life blossomed on the Sunshine Coast and left a legacy that continues to be enjoyed today.
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    Backward Glance - Shining a light in May: Mothers, Nurses and Carers
    • Wednesday 09 May 2018
    On the second Sunday in May, Australians celebrate Mother's Day. We thank our mums and also show appreciation for the love and dedication of mothers and motherly figures from all walks of life.
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    Sunshine Coast volunteers are priceless
    • Friday 04 May 2018
    Each year thousands of volunteers enrich life on the Coast by supporting a diverse range of community organisations and Sunshine Coast Council community programs and services. National Volunteer Week (NVW) from May 21-27, is a great opportunity to shine the spotlight on some of the region’s volunteers who make a difference in our community.
  • SS Dicky bell, Graham Smith, Russell Henderson, Colin White
    Story of the S.S. Dicky bell uncovered
    • Thursday 26 April 2018
    For many years, the story of the famed bell from the S.S. Dicky shipwreck was a mystery. That was until the discovery of a 1983 letter written by the bell’s past owner, the late I.L.B Henderson.
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    Backward Glance - Fred Fink
    • Thursday 26 April 2018
    Fred John Fink lived most of his life in Yandina where he worked as a cane cutter – but that is only a very small part of a fascinating story.
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    Backward Glance - Memorials to WWI
    • Wednesday 18 April 2018
    Anzac Day is a time when we, as Australians, gather to reflect on those who served and sacrificed their lives in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.
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    Backward Glance - Old days, old ways remembered
    • Wednesday 11 April 2018
    Times change and the years go by. People call it progress, but memories of how it used to be are always interesting to younger generations.
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    Do you have historical photos of Landsborough?
    • Tuesday 10 April 2018
    Sunshine Coast Council is on the hunt for old photos of Landsborough to be included in a documentary about the hinterland town’s history.