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  • Cultural Heritage, Museum and Galleries Queensland Awards
    Cultural Heritage project wins Gallery and Museum Achievement Award
    • Tuesday 11 December 2018
    The protection and promotion of our heritage and our stories was in the spotlight when Sunshine Coast Council was a finalist in two categories, including achieving an award victory, at the annual Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards.
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    Backward Glance: Driving and motor garage memories – Part 1
    • Wednesday 05 December 2018
    Over the next two weeks we will shine the spotlight on the history of driving and the role garages have played on our Sunshine Coast.
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    Backward Glance: Looking through the shop window – Part 2
    • Wednesday 28 November 2018
    We continue our story from last week where we are taking a trip down memory lane to peek through shop windows on the Sunshine Coast.
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    Backward Glance - Looking through the shop window, Part 1
    • Wednesday 21 November 2018
    In the very early days, settlers on the Sunshine Coast purchased basic items such as flour, sugar and tea in bulk and regular orders were delivered to their home by horse and cart or, in even earlier times, by bullock.
  • Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards trophy
    Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards - time is running out to nominate a local hero
    • Tuesday 20 November 2018
    If you know a person, community group or organisation making a difference to the Sunshine Coast community, give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for a 2019 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award.
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    Backward Glance – Horses, transport and companionship
    • Wednesday 14 November 2018
    Life for early settlers and their families in this region was hard, but never boring.
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    Backward Glance – Beyond the broken years, the end of World War I
    • Wednesday 07 November 2018
    The Near North Coast was a young community when war was declared on August 3, 1914.
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    Backward Glance – Bli Bli, a settlement on the Maroochy River, Part 2
    • Wednesday 31 October 2018
    Today we continue the story about the families and milestones of Bli Bli.
  • Heritage calendar, cultural heritage
    Iconic Sunshine Coast architecture celebrated in 2019 heritage calendar
    • Friday 26 October 2018
    A Maroochy River boat shed, the 1939 Rustic Cabin refreshment stop, Elston Guest House in Montville and the Moffat Beach Overland Cabins are just some of the iconic images making an appearance in the Architecture: Past and present 2019 cultural heritage calendar.
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    Backward Glance - Bli Bli, a settlement on the Maroochy River
    • Wednesday 24 October 2018
    Up until the 1860s, early Europeans didn’t know much about the coastal rivers north of colonial Brisbane.