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  • Horizon Festival Program Launch 2022
    Uplifting and accessible: Horizon festival reveals 2022 program of homegrown hits and world-class wonder
    • Friday 17 June 2022
    The much-anticipated Sunshine Coast festival of arts and culture Horizon unveiled its 2022 program on the sandy banks of the Maroochy River last night. Supporting a stellar line-up, Horizon Festival is back – live and up close and personal from Friday, August 26 to Sunday, September 4.
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    Backward Glance: Royal visits to the Sunshine Coast
    • Friday 03 June 2022
    Although the first reigning Monarch to visit Queensland was Queen Elizabeth II in 1954, many Royal tours and visits have taken place in our sunny state since 1868.
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    National Reconciliation Week Events begin on the Sunshine Coast
    • Thursday 26 May 2022
    Traditional Custodians, the Sunshine Coast First Nations community and council representatives have met on Jinibara lands to launch National Reconciliation Week.
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    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?