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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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04 November 2022

Housing affordability, availability and liveability was the theme of this year’s forum drawing on work from both the Property Council of Australia and SCBC Download the forum brochure

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Think Tank Series 6

06 September 2022

This session updated industry participants on the status of the drafting of the next Sunshine Coast Council planning scheme, on the advocacy activity that had occurred since SCBC lodged the industry submission resulting from TT Series 5 and to seek feedback from members prior to the next SCBC presentation to Sunshine Coast Councillors relating to…

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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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February 2022 – Strategic Directions Workshop

24 February 2022

SCBC held its 2022 strategic workshop with members on 24 February 2022 with attendance by both invited guests and members. The workshop focused on sustainable economic growth and reflected on the year that was and the impacts of Covid and how the Region ended the 2021 year and what would be required to continue to…

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SCBC Annual General Meeting and Christmas Drinks Thursday 25th November 2021 – Surfair Beach Hotel

25 November 2021

Agenda Audited Financial Statements 2020-2021 Chair’s Annual Report

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05 October 2021

This Forum commenced the discussion between the 3-tiers of government and industry in terms of the importance of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games and what preparation that will be required. Download the forum brochure

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