Annual SCBC Strategic Directions Workshop – 8th February 2024

21 February 2024

The Sunshine Coast Business Council held its annual Strategy half day workshop to set the scenes for the year ahead on Thursday 8th February, 2024 at the morning session at the UniSC Auditorium at Sippy Downs.  The agenda and copies of presentations are included below. Workshop Agenda Caloundra Chamber – Regional competitiveness: Our chance to shape a stronger Sunshine Coast Property…

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Annual General Meeting and Christmas Drinks – 2023

23 November 2023

Members and guests who participated in this year’s AGM and Christmas Drinks were welcomed by Member, Scanlon Property Group, to their new Essence Boutique Hotel at Peregian Beach complex. Financial Statements For The Year Ended 30 June 2023 Chair’s Annual Report for CY 2023 Notice of Annual General Meeting Sunshine Coast Business Council Sunshine Coast…

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Regional Housing Strategies – Corporate Lunch

15 September 2023

We are all aware of the housing crisis being experienced throughout Australia and in the Sunshine Coast Region.  There is a lot of publicity and talking around housing affordability and availability putting pressure on businesses seeking to attract staff, students wishing to study on the Coast and the vulnerable trying to find affordable housing to…

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Importance of Transport (August 23 event)

17 August 2023

The Sunshine Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in Queensland and is forecast to grow to 600,000 people by 2046.  Public transport infrastructure has not kept pace with population growth and is fast becoming a limiting factor to this region’s future sustainable urban development.  Download presentations below: Conference Brochure The transport / economic…

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Lunch with the Deputy Premier, Steven Miles MP

22 March 2023

SCBC is proudly hosting Steven Miles at the Sunshine Coast Business Council Lunch on Thursday 27 April 2023. Join us for an update on how State Government is progressing the Queensland Housing Summit Outcomes Report released November 2022, and on preparing SEQ for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Gain valuable insights on how…

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SCBC Annual General Meeting – 4 November 2022

21 November 2022

Agenda Audited Financial Statements 2021-2022 Chair’s Annual Report

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Regional CEO Lunch 29th August 2022 – Strategies to balance regional economic and population growth with liveability expectations

29 August 2022

Monday 29 August 2022 12.15pm to 2.30pm Maroochy RSL The next decade holds both promise and challenges for Queensland and this Region. As Queensland prepares to host the Brisbane 2032 Olympic & Paralympic Games, regional Council CEOs – Ms Emma Thomas, CEO Sunshine Coast Council and Mr Scott Waters, CEO Noosa Council – come together…

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Sunshine Coast Regional Tourism – Preparing for 2032

17 June 2022

Sunshine Coast is one of Australia’s fastest growing regions with population estimated to grow by nearly 3% annually over the next 20 years. The industry contributes more than $4bn per year to the regional economy and is one of Australia’s most visited destinations and is consistently the third most visited destination in Queensland (behind Brisbane…

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2022 Federal Election ‘Meet the Candidates’ Forum

06 May 2022

As is customary for the Sunshine Coast Business Council in the lead up to an election, we once again hosted our ‘Meet the Candidates Forum’ with candidates of the three major parties in both Fisher and Fairfax. This members-only event provided the opportunity to learn more about the candidates, their policies and what their views…

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Tom Seymour, PwC CEO, Lunch Friday 4th March – Covid-19, Economic recovery, the Budget and the Sunshine

14 March 2022

On Friday 4th March Sunshine Coast Business Council held a sell-out lunch addressing nearly 100 of the Coast’s business leaders who came to hear PwC CEO, Tom Seymour, provide insights into the macro-economic themes in the global and national economies against the backdrop of current economic and market conditions and the coming Federal Election. Despite the curveballs…

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