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  • Bankfoot House
    Historic doors to reopen in the Glass House Mountains
    • Tuesday 16 June 2020
    Bankfoot House, the Sunshine Coast’s state heritage-listed house museum, will reopen its doors again on Friday, June 19 to welcome locals and visitors to this historic property in the Glass House Mountains.
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    Backward Glance – From Maroochydore Aerodrome to Sunshine Coast Airport
    • Wednesday 10 June 2020
    With the first plane set to land on the new Sunshine Coast Airport Runway 13/31 on Sunday June 14, 2020, it seems only fitting that we take a moment to reflect on how far we have come.
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    Nominations open early for Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards
    • Monday 01 June 2020
    2020 has been unlike anything the Sunshine Coast has experienced before and the community response has been nothing short of inspirational, which is why Sunshine Coast Council has opened nominations for the 2021 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards earlier than usual.
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    Anzac Day - We will remember them
    • Friday 24 April 2020
    When Anzac Day comes each year we pause to remember the servicemen and women who lost their lives defending Australia. It is also a time to pause and think about those who have and are currently serving our country across the world.
  • ANZAC Day, light up the dawn
    Join the driveway Dawn Service and show your support this ANZAC Day
    • Monday 20 April 2020
    This ANZAC Day (Saturday, April 25) will be very different, but you can still show your support for those who have served and sacrificed in times of war by taking part in Light Up the Dawn.
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    Stay, Connect, Create - Council gets creative to deliver online edutainment
    • Friday 03 April 2020
    To help keep our community informed, inspired and entertained during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Sunshine Coast Council has launched a new series of online programs and videos thanks to Caloundra Regional Gallery, Horizon Festival, Cultural Heritage, Living Smart and Sunshine Coast Libraries.
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    Backward Glance – The Thrills of Big Game Fishing at Mooloolaba
    • Friday 20 March 2020
    With marlin often spotted in waters off the Sunshine Coast, it is interesting to revisit the history of big game fishing on the Coast.
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    Backward Glance – The Edison of Mapleton
    • Friday 13 March 2020
    Enjoying a leisurely drive into the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast, the road takes you through beautiful countryside and picturesque hamlets. One such place is Mapleton.
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    Backward Glance - Ride2School Day
    • Friday 06 March 2020
    Friday March 13 is Ride2School Day and it’s Australia’s largest celebration of active travel to school. Bicycles have been in the past, and are still today, one of the most popular means of transport for children and adults alike.
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    Backward Glance – Remembering our sea saviours
    • Friday 28 February 2020
    The origins of Surf Life Saving can be traced back to the actions of Mr William Gocher, at Manly Beach in September 1902. He defied the laws by bathing during the prohibited time (daylight hours) and forced the laws to be changed. This very popular recreational and sporting pastime is now entrenched in the Australian way of life.