As the Sunshine Coast’s reputation as the nation’s hotspot for innovation continues to grow, its local government has set a new benchmark for community engagement on planning and development matters with the launch of Development.i.
Developed in-house, Sunshine Coast Council’s Development.i sets a new standard for public information and engagement through DA tracking systems.Read more
Queensland’s Sunshine Coast Council has launched a pioneering online application allowing ratepayers to follow local developments in real time.
What’s believed to be the first council in Australia to allow ratepayers to track development applications on their mobile, Sunshine Coast says it also hopes to achieve efficiencies and operational savings through the tool.Read more
GOT a sewing machine, a smartphone and a paintbrush? Then you might be Queensland's next rising fashion business.
The industry of micro-makers has exploded in the state thanks to the creative brains of young women who know their way around an Instagram handle.
There are success stories across Queensland. Cult earring makers like Kenzie Collective and designers like Jericho Road Clothing have built their brands on the back of social media.Read more
THE Sunshine Coast could become home to Google Australia's new headquarters.
Sun Central CEO John Knaggs has today confirmed to Brisbane Times that the company had met with Google Australia about basing its headquarters in the new Maroochydore CBD.
It comes after the NSW Government knocked back the internet giant's new technology hub at Redfern, Sydney.Read more
There is something about Rachel Downie’s voice that suggests she is going to make a difference in the vexed and troubled area of school bullying.
Ms Downie has been a teacher, a head of school and a deputy principal in a 23-year career in education.
She is the mother of two adult daughters.Read more
A SURGING health sector led by last year's opening of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital led job creation on the Sunshine Coast last year, keeping the region's unemployment rate below Brisbane's for the second year in a row.
On Trend data compiled by Conus economist Pete Faulkner shows unemployment on the Sunshine Coast is down to 5 per cent - the level now accepted as full employment, while the jobless figure for Greater Brisbane sits at 5.4 per cent.Read more