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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.
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    BACKWARD GLANCE: New Water Park
    • Friday 29 October 2021
    News that a new water park project at Glenview is proposed to begin in November this year is not only thrilling but will provide the region with its first new major theme park in more than three decades.
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    BACKWARD GLANCE: Nambour Library
    • Wednesday 20 October 2021
    With the closure of the Nambour and Heritage Library for refurbishment this week, Monday 18 October to Sunday 24 October, we are reminded just how much the library space and location has changed over the years.
  • Heritage Calendar 2022
    Take a trip down memory lane for just $6
    • Friday 15 October 2021
    The 2022 Sunshine Coast Heritage Calendar is out now, providing the perfect Christmas gift for friends and loved ones.
  • Historian in residence
    Untold stories set to be revealed in ground-breaking program
    • Thursday 14 October 2021
    Sunshine Coast Council’s first resident historians are embarking on two new projects to fill key gaps in our region’s sporting and First Nation’s history.
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    2021 meets the 1950s at Bankfoot House
    • Thursday 30 September 2021
    A new era dawned at the Bankfoot House Precinct today with the unveiling of a new patio at the Mary Grigor Interpretive Centre, new pathways and a retro paint job for the old house.
  • Museum Mystery Madness
    Mystery madness hits Sunshine Coast Museums
    • Friday 27 August 2021
    Visit your local museum in September to test your powers of observation and complete a fun-filled quiz for a chance to win a prize.
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    Calling local historians for new residency program
    • Tuesday 03 August 2021
    Council is calling for expressions of interest from historians to join the residency program and is offering two positions on a three-month contract.