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    Backward Glance – Fond Memories
    • Monday 25 November 2019
    Time passes quickly but memories stay in your heart, especially fond memories. These memories can be of a visit to the beach, flying a kite, kicking a ball, a picnic, being with family and friends and dare we say – of school times.
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    Backward Glance – A look back at Kawana’s evolution
    • Thursday 14 November 2019
    Work began on the Kawana Island development between Mooloolaba and Caloundra in 1960.
  • sunshine coast art prize, ben vos
    Council endorses a regional plan for arts infrastructure
    • Thursday 14 November 2019
    The arts help to shape a region’s identity, foster community wellbeing and develop the economy – so what infrastructure will this region need as the Sunshine Coast local government area grows into a major region of more than 500,000 people by 2041?
  • Debra Knight, Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards
    Time is running out to nominate a local legend
    • Thursday 07 November 2019
    Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award nominations close on November 18 so nominate a deserving local today - we know they are out there, but we need your help to find them.
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    Backward Glance – Remembrance Day, a bridge across time
    • Wednesday 06 November 2019
    Remembrance Day, November 11 each year, is the day we remember and pay tribute to our Australian soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen who did not return home from their service for our country. It’s the day the Great War armistice was signed, 101 years ago.
  • 2019 Queensland Heritage Awards
    Bankfoot House awarded again
    • Wednesday 06 November 2019
    Bankfoot House, the Sunshine Coast’s heritage listed house museum, has received two High Commendation awards at the prestigious 2019 Queensland Heritage Awards.
  • nambour museum, heritage grants
    What number please?
    • Thursday 31 October 2019
    Do you remember the days of the telephone exchange? Soon you will be able to step back in time at Nambour Museum to see a new display reminiscent of an early Post Office and Telephone Exchange thanks to Sunshine Coast Council’s latest round of Heritage Levy grants.
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    Backward Glance – Trials and tribulations of a pioneering bank manager
    • Wednesday 30 October 2019
    This is a tale about the perseverance and determination of one pioneer bank manager, Mr Arthur Bennett.
  • heritage calendar, heritage levy, cultural heritage
    Start planning your 2020 with the new heritage calendar
    • Wednesday 30 October 2019
    Caloundra’s first kindergarten class, children chewing sugar cane and the 1931 Cotton Tree sand garden competition are just some of the iconic images making an appearance in the Fond Memories: Celebrating people, places and childhood fun, 2020 Cultural Heritage Calendar - available now.
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    Backward Glance – Hotels on the Sunshine Coast
    • Wednesday 23 October 2019
    In the early days, most Australian country towns and small settlements boasted a hotel, often two or more. They offered lodging to travellers and sometimes to permanent residents, as well as provided food and beverages to customers. Across the Sunshine Coast there are many hotels – here are some of their stories.