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    Backward Glance – Kawana Library celebrates 30 years
    • Thursday 11 July 2019
    This month Sunshine Coast Council’s Kawana Library is celebrating its 30th Birthday. To celebrate this major milestone, let’s reflect on the history of Kawana and how the library came to be.
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    Backward Glance – Charles Clarke, a pioneering entrepreneur
    • Wednesday 03 July 2019
    It is said that entrepreneurship is a key generator of economic growth. Charles Clarke, in his time, was most likely unaware of his entrepreneurial impact on the development of Mooloolaba.
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    Backward Glance – The day Alan Kippax’s cricket team came to Nambour
    • Thursday 27 June 2019
    While our Australian cricketers are competing at the World Cup in England, we remember when the Sunshine Coast had a rare chance to see international cricketers in action at the Nambour cricket ground.
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    Our community is our future in Division 10
    • Friday 21 June 2019
    A $2.4 million upgrade of Kiamba Road in Kiamba, a $1.48 million pedestrian pathway extension on Nambour Connection Road and a $763,000 commitment to progress the Nambour Heritage Tramway Project are among the Sunshine Coast Council 2019/20 Budget highlights for Division 10.
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    Backward Glance – All bets and an unsung hero
    • Wednesday 19 June 2019
    For as long as man has walked the Earth, he has found a way to bet. Whether it be on fleas, cockroaches, mud crabs, pigs, dogs or horses – if it can move there’s been a bet on it.
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    Backward Glance – Sunshine Coast Show through the sands of time
    • Thursday 13 June 2019
    The Sunshine Coast Show had its beginnings in Woombye when the Maroochy Pastoral Agricultural Horticultural and Industrial Society was established in 1900 at a meeting held in the Woombye School of Arts building.
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    Stories come to life at Bankfoot House in July
    • Wednesday 12 June 2019
    Remember the stories your grandparents told you? How they took you back in time? Re-live your memories through shared stories in the latest exhibition at Bankfoot House.
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    Backward Glance - Pubs and beer
    • Wednesday 05 June 2019
    Craft beer is a growing trend and the Sunshine Coast is home to what are now considered some of the best craft beer breweries in Australia.
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    Backward Glance – Maleny Show Time
    • Thursday 30 May 2019
    Agricultural shows have been part of Australian culture since 1822. They are strongly connected to local communities through educational, competitive, social and cultural experiences. This week the Maleny Agricultural Show will open its gates to welcome locals and visitors as agricultural life is celebrated and shared on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, June 1.
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    Backward Glance – Lights, Action, Greasepaint
    • Thursday 23 May 2019
    Theatre is one of the most remarkable mediums of performance. It’s a collaborative art that brings diverse people together, working harmoniously to stage performances.