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Coast community members raise over $125,000 for Coast’s homeless

30 June 2017

Last night over 70 Sunshine Coast locals slept rough outside the Maroochydore Surf Club to raise $125,577 in support of the 1,500 men, women and children experiencing homelessness on the Sunshine Coast.

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Business community rallies support for Coast’s homeless

29 June 2017

Call to support fundraising for over 1,500 homeless on the Sunshine Coast Organisers of the St Vincent de Paul Corporate and Community Sleepout 2017 are calling on the Sunshine Coast to get behind the 75-plus ‘sleepers’ who will sleep rough in Maroochydore on Thursday night to help raise awareness and funds for the more than…

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Socials and conference wrap-up

13 June 2017

Urban Evolution of the Sunshine Coast conference, Thursday, 8 June 2017 With the Sunshine Coast undergoing rapid growth, more than 120 delegates including politicians and urban development, landscape architecture and social planning experts came together for the Urban Evolution of the Sunshine Coast conference which was hosted by the Sunshine Coast Business Council at the…

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Coast needs to be the ‘can do’ place to compete

07 June 2017

Sunshine Coast Business Council’s Urban Evolution Conference — 8 June 2017 Over 120 delegates from across the region will attend the Sunshine Coast Business Council’s Urban Evolution of the Sunshine Coast conference this Thursday to be challenged by the likes of the National Capital Authority CEO Malcolm Snow, who will share his insights into how…

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Urban planning experts unite for coast conference

02 June 2017

With the Sunshine Coast undergoing rapid growth, a range of urban development, landscape architecture and social planning experts and politicians will come together on 8 June as part of the Urban Evolution of the Sunshine Coast conference being held at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

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Sunshine Coast business leaders call for support for Yaroomba Beach

01 June 2017

Sunshine Coast business leaders have called for the community to support the jobs and tourism infrastructure to be delivered by the proposed $900 million Yaroomba Beach development.

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Commentary on the 2017 Budget

10 May 2017

Sandy Zubrinich, Chair, Sunshine Coast Business Council “It’s not surprising that this budget has already being slated as a political one, given it counters many of Labor’s criticisms of the 2014 budget – a budget which this government is hoping to put well behind it with the axing of the ‘impossible to sell’ zombie measures.

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Response to announcement of Yaroomba Beach lodgement

04 May 2017

Statement from Sunshine Coast Business Council Chair Sandy Zubrinich: “This is a $900 million investment into much-needed jobs and tourism infrastructure, particularly at a time when there is still weakness in the global and national economies.

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Coast unites to sleep rough for homeless

20 April 2017

Call to support fundraising for over 1,500 homeless on the Sunshine Coast With homelessness affecting more than 1,500 men, women and children on the Sunshine Coast, a group of local dignitaries, business people and community members are gearing up to sleep rough in the name of charity, participating in the St Vincent de Paul Corporate…

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Speeches by LNP Federal Members

22 March 2017

The video below is Andrew Wallace LNP Federal Member for Fisher– speech in Federal Chamber 20 March 2017.

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