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  • Image peg Burnett, Maleny Library, plaque
    Past Maleny Library stalwart honoured for tireless dedication
    • Wednesday 18 May 2022
    Beloved Sunshine Coast hinterland icon Peg Burnett’s (1915-2007) legacy has been formally recognised, with a new plaque installed in her memory at Maleny Library.
  • Heritage Symposium
    Packed house for annual Heritage Symposium
    • Friday 29 April 2022
    More than 100 history enthusiasts received a VIP all-access pass into South East Queensland’s distinguished heritage homes and museums at the fully booked Sunshine Coast Heritage Symposium.
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    S.S. Dicky maritime heritage set to inspire next sea custodians
    • Wednesday 27 April 2022
    Historic 129-year-old S.S. Dicky wreck pieces are undergoing a thorough restoration process to have parts of the iconic vessel preserved and on display in Caloundra and at the Landsborough Museum.
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    BACKWARD GLANCE: International Women's Day
    • Tuesday 08 March 2022
    International Women's Day is a global day celebrated annually on March 8 for more than 100 years to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women.
  • Historians in residence
    Share your Sunshine Coast story and help write history
    • Tuesday 08 February 2022
    There’s nothing quite like local knowledge and personal stories to bring our heritage alive and that’s why Sunshine Coast Council’s historians-in-residence are seeking your help during two upcoming community story sharing days.
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    BACKWARD GLANCE: Local Christmas Cheer
    • Friday 17 December 2021
    Ho! Ho! Ho! It is the Festive Season and our local business are alive with a special Christmas spirit, so now is the ideal time to make Christmas shopping a joy by shopping locally for all your special gifts, unique and handcrafted items as well as wide range of staple Christmas goods.
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    BACKWARD GLANCE: Remembrance Day - Letters to home
    • Thursday 11 November 2021
    Why is this day important to Australians?
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    Annual report showcases council’s commitment to community during COVID-19 pandemic
    • Thursday 11 November 2021
    Sunshine Coast Council today (10/11/2021) endorsed its 2020/21 Annual Report, demonstrating council’s strong commitment to creating a safer, secure future for our community and supporting recovery from the economic and social impacts of COVID-19.
  • Landsborough Museum
    A new era for the Landsborough museum
    • Wednesday 10 November 2021
    At the request of the Landsborough and District Historical Society, Sunshine Coast Council will now manage one of the largest community museums in South East Queensland, including its collection of more than 14,000 objects.
  • Virtual Reality at Bankfoot House
    Heritage Levy delivers for the region
    • Wednesday 10 November 2021
    A digital First Nations experience, funding assistance for heritage-listed buildings, and projects supporting our region’s museums and heritage sector top the list of significant achievements in Sunshine Coast Council’s Heritage Levy annual report.