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    Be sure to have your say on council’s proposal to preserve heritage
    • Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Council is making the final call for community feedback on protecting and managing local heritage. Make sure you have your say.
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    Backward Glance - Tourist Attractions
    • Thursday 05 September 2019
    The Sunshine Coast is one of Australia’s prime tourist destinations. Over the years there have been many tourist attractions for visitors and locals to explore.
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    Backward Glance – Tales from the field
    • Wednesday 28 August 2019
    Rugby league has a rich history on the Sunshine Coast. Looking back over the past 100 years, it has grown exceptionally since a Monday night in early March 1920 when the North Coast Rugby Union committee met to discuss the upcoming season and came to the momentous decision to adopt the ‘new game’ for the following season.
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    Backward Glance – Significant sites and buildings on the Sunshine Coast
    • Friday 23 August 2019
    To coincide with the release of Sunshine Coast Council’s proposed planning scheme amendment for historic cultural heritage, this week’s Backward Glance showcases some of our local heritage places and character areas.
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    Planning scheme amendment proposed to preserve heritage
    • Wednesday 21 August 2019
    Dating back to the 1940s, the quaint little Maroochy River boathouses jetties of Bradman Avenue have become an iconic part of our Sunshine Coast's rich history. The five boathouse jetties are direct links with the Coast's past, which is why council is proposing a planning scheme amendment to protect and manage these and other local heritage places and character areas.
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    Planning scheme amendment proposed to preserve heritage
    • Wednesday 21 August 2019
    As our region continues to grow, it is more important than ever to preserve our historical sites. Visit council’s website for a full copy of the proposed amendment, supporting information, online mapping and details on how to make a submission before September 16.
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    Backward Glance – Oyster gatherers of the Pumicestone Passage
    • Thursday 15 August 2019
    You may not know that the little township of Donnybrook, situated on the western shore of Pumicestone Passage, was once called Little Caloundra.
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    Backward Glance: Celebrating Maroochydore Library’s makeover
    • Wednesday 07 August 2019
    As we celebrate the opening of a refreshed modern library at Maroochydore it gives us time to pause and reflect on the important role libraries have played within the Sunshine Coast community for more than a century.
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    Entries for the 2020 Heritage Calendar closing soon
    • Wednesday 07 August 2019
    Get your entries in now for the 2020 Heritage Calendar competition. Entries close Monday, August 12.
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    Sunshine Coast hero honoured 75 years on
    • Wednesday 31 July 2019
    World War II RAAF Pilot Officer Jim Hocking from Nambour will be honoured by the town of March in the United Kingdom on Saturday 27 July for his heroic efforts that saved many lives.