Business Council names board

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. Read More→

Business Council: $80 billion debt key election consideration

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. Read More→

Business council on board with rail duplication

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. Read More→

Sekisui House updates SCBC Board on status of Yaroomba Development

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. Read More→

Socials and conference wrap-up

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 University of the Sunshine Coast yesterday. Read More→

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

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 urban planning can help position the Coast for future success. Read More→

Urban planning experts unite for coast conference

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. Read More→

Sunshine Coast business leaders call for support for Yaroomba Beach

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. Read More→

Commentary on the 2017 Budget

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. Read More→

Response to announcement of Yaroomba Beach lodgement

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. Read More→