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  • Virtual Reality at Bankfoot House
    Virtual Bankfoot wins national museum award
    • Thursday 10 June 2021
    Sunshine Coast Council took out the 2021 Museums and Galleries Association Award for ‘Interpretation, Learning & Audience Engagement’ in Canberra last night (9 June) for its First Nations’ digital experience at Bankfoot House.
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    It’s time to Create your Caloundra
    • Friday 28 May 2021
    Can you envision strolling through Caloundra’s new town-square designed to meet the ‘City of beaches’ lifestyle with plenty of green space entwined with shady trees, picnic areas and by twilight it turns into a creative oasis?
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    Giving thanks to active volunteers this National Volunteer Week
    • Monday 17 May 2021
    Volunteers across the Sunshine Coast are bucking national trends and staying active despite national numbers on the decline according to research by Volunteering Australia.
  • Allure of the beach
    Life’s a beach and don’t we love it!
    • Friday 14 May 2021
    In a celebration of Australia’s love of the ocean, Caloundra Regional Gallery’s latest exhibition Coastal Connections: beach culture past to present explores how beach culture is embedded in our nation’s identity, shaping our lifestyle, fashion and art. The exhibition is on show 7 May to 20 June.
  • Virtual Reality Experience
    First Nations heritage and digital era unite at symposium
    • Thursday 29 April 2021
    Two new unique immersive and interactive experiences were launched today at the Bankfoot House Heritage Precinct, during Sunshine Coast Council’s 2021 Heritage Symposium.
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    Backward Glance: Commemoration of the Air Force 100 years – Our local flying heroes
    • Friday 23 April 2021
    James 'Jim' Hocking was born in Nambour as the second child of William and Eva Hocking's five children. When war was declared in 1939, three Hocking boys were ready to sign up.
  • Scone Time
    Going old school - making it social with scones
    • Thursday 18 March 2021
    Scone Time started as a way to combat isolation experienced by our elderly residents, now it's about bringing everyone together for a good old-fashioned chat, in person
  • Dr Amy Clarke
    #choosetochallenge on International Women’s Day
    • Thursday 04 March 2021
    Heritage Listed Bankfoot House is home to some seriously impressive pioneering women of the past and the ideal setting for an International Women’s Day talk with a fruity twist, on tomorrow, Friday 5 March, 10am – noon.
  • Visitor at Caloundra Lighthouses looks to the horizon
    Ten year heritage plan gets the green light
    • Thursday 25 February 2021
    Sunshine Coast Council today (25 February) endorsed a 10-year heritage plan to protect and engage our residents and visitors in the region’s cultural heritage.
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    Backward Glance: The significance of the School of Arts Halls – Beerburrum, Beerwah and Landsborough
    • Wednesday 03 February 2021
    As settlements began to grow in the region residents called for the erection of a public hall – referred to as a ‘School of Arts Hall’ to provide the town with a place of amusement and a place for meetings to be held.