Media Releases & News

Business Council commends Coast rail connect effort

09 March 2018

The Sunshine Coast Business Council has commended the efforts of Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien and Stockland Regional Manager Ben Simpson following today’s announcement that the North Coast Rail Connect project will receive federal funding for a full business case under the $20 million Faster Rail Prospectus.

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Coast leaders unite for strategic direction discussion

07 February 2018

Local government representatives joined with leaders from the Sunshine Coast property, business, tourism and education sectors in Marcoola this week to discuss the future prosperity of the region as part of the Sunshine Coast Business Council Strategic Direction Discussion 2018.

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Sekisui’s Yaroomba development – Is the Sunshine Coast failing?

28 January 2018

Sandy Zubrinich, Chair, Sunshine Coast Business Council The Sunshine Coast has long been attempting to shed the stigma of being a ‘hard place to do business’, with politicians as well as business and industry groups aiming to attract quality capital investors to the region to bolster the local economy. Regrettably, if Sekisui’s Yaroomba development is…

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Board members Tony Vickers, Hayden Rudd, David Horne, Sandy Zubrinich, Don Maconachie and Tony Sowden

Business Council names board

24 November 2017

At yesterday’s Annual General Meeting in Marcoola, the Sunshine Coast Business Council (SCBC) appointed nine board members to drive the organisation forward over the coming 12 months and advocate on behalf of the business community.

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Business Council: $80 billion debt key election consideration

13 November 2017

With the state election fast approaching, the Sunshine Coast Business Council has called on the major political parties to address Queensland’s $80 billion debt.

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Business council on board with rail duplication

06 November 2017

The Sunshine Coast Business Council has welcomed Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls’ pledge to allocate $300 million towards the delivery of the Sunshine Coast rail duplication between Beerburrum and Landsborough should the LNP win the upcoming state election.

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Sekisui House updates SCBC Board on status of Yaroomba Development

26 October 2017

Yaroomba Beach will celebrate surrounding coastal landscape to create a $900million world class destination for visitors and locals to relax, enjoy and connect with nature.

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CGBF James Tuma

Government and business collaborate on clear Coast vision

25 September 2017

Close to 60 of the Sunshine Coast’s most prominent business and government representatives will come together at the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast this week to address two important regional topics as part of a forum hosted by the Sunshine Coast Business Council.

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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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