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Annual Strategy Member Discussion – 2017

09 March 2017

Annual Strategy Member Discussion Agenda Presentations Regional KPIs Economic Outlook Sekisui House Stockland Overview PCA Presentation Master Builders Tourism Update USC Update CCIQ Noosa Update Photos  

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Annual General Meeting and Christmas Function – 2016

24 November 2016

2016 has been a much better year for the Sunshine Coast. Recent reported figures suggest the Sunshine Coast is enjoying stand out economic prosperity (as measured against other Queensland regions) and in several cases, performing better than the State average.

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Combined Government & Business Forum

24 August 2016

Forum Program Speaker presentations Prof Greg Hill, VC USC Prof Peter Newman Phil Smith, Next Gen Planning Prof Thomas Schlacher Jonathan Chew Prof Tim Smith Media Coverage Sunshine Coast Daily – Private sector should build light rail: Uni expert Forum photos  

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Ripple Effect Conference

11 August 2016

The Sunshine Coast Health Campus is the largest greenfield development of its kind in Australia. It has significantly raised the investment profile of the Sunshine Coast and its potential to stimulate the regional economy is already evident. This conference addresses what is required to realise the full potential of the ‘ripple effect’.

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Annual Strategy Workshop – 2016

17 March 2016

SCBC Members getting together to discuss what is happening in the business community and region. Including regional performance, SCBC’s focus for 2016 and hearing from Mayoral candidates.

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Think Tank Series 2 – Increasing the effectiveness of community engagement to deliver outcomes and positive changes for shared benefit to the community, business and government. What needs to change?

22 February 2016

SCBC is a key business advocate for economic growth and prosperity. In line with the theme of the overarching objective – PROTECTING THE DIVERSITY
AND RICHNESS OF THE SUNSHINE COAST REGION BEYOND ITS ECONOMIC VALUE – Series 2 Think Tank Sessions will focus on a critical element essential to
achieve the overarching objective, that is, the need to improve community engagement.

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Annual General Meeting – 2015

26 November 2015

The Sunshine Coast started the year with an annualised average unemployment rate of around 7.4%, one point above the state average of 6.4%. It now looks like finishing the year with a declining annualised averages of 6.7% (September) and 6.4% (October), more in line with state averages of 6.5% and 6.4% respectively. (Source – ABS 12 month averages).

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Symposium 2015: Human Rights equals Prosperity

05 November 2015

Gender equality is important for everybody – and for our economy. Yet it is proving painfully difficult to achieve. We know that unconscious bias is costly. It causes us to make decisions that are not objective. It deprives us of talent and causes us to miss opportunities. Strong leadership is essential if we are to address the impacts of unconscious bias.

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Think Tank Series 1 – Protecting the diversity and richness of the Sunshine Coast Region beyond its economic value

08 August 2015

Session 1 30th  March 2015 – balancing growth | development | environment SCBC Think Tank Series 1 – Session 1 agenda – Monday 30 March 2015.pdf Session 2 – 4th May 2015 – Drilling down on some of the ideas/options SCBC Think Tank Series 1 – Session 2 agenda – Monday 4th May 2015.pdf Session…

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The Challenges for Regional Australia in a competitive Investment Market – Conference

04 June 2015

Hear from some of Australia’s most respected leaders in their fields as they discuss the key issues affecting regional investment.

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