The Sunshine Coast has been recognised as one of the Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2019, sharing the global spotlight with communities from Canada, Taiwan and the United States including Chicago.
The announcement made overnight by the Intelligent Community Forum in Quebec, Canada, acknowledges those communities which exemplify best practices in broadband deployment and use, workforce development, innovation, digital inclusion, sustainability and advocacy.
The only Australian city being named at this elite level, the Sunshine Coast is now a contender for the prestigious Intelligent Community of the Year title to be announced in New York in June.
Mayor Mark Jamieson said the Top7 was a significant achievement for the entire community and representative of not only council’s investment in game-changer projects such as the international broadband submarine network and a 15mw solar farm, but also many other initiatives.
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