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Celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee | 2-5 June 2022

In 1954, the newly crowned Elizabeth became the first reigning monarch to visit Australia. Queensland was included in the itinerary and seven million people...

Backward Glance: Royal visits to the Sunshine Coast

Although the first reigning Monarch to visit Queensland was Queen Elizabeth II in 1954, many Royal tours and visits have taken place in our...

Swells of colour added to Maroochydore boardrider’s club

The North Shore Boardriders Club has a bold, bright and beachy new look to make the clubhouse as iconic as its history thanks to funding by Sunshine Coast Council.

Packed house for annual Heritage Symposium

More than 100 history enthusiasts received a VIP all-access pass into South East Queensland’s distinguished heritage homes and museums at the fully booked Sunshine...

S.S. Dicky maritime heritage set to inspire next sea custodians

Historic 129-year-old S.S. Dicky wreck pieces are undergoing a thorough restoration process to have parts of the iconic vessel preserved and on display in...

BACKWARD GLANCE: International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is a global day celebrated annually on March 8 for more than 100 years to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements...

Share your Sunshine Coast story and help write history

There’s nothing quite like local knowledge and personal stories to bring our heritage alive and that’s why Sunshine Coast Council’s historians-in-residence are seeking your...

Local Christmas Cheer

Ho! Ho! Ho! It is the Festive Season and our local business are alive with a special Christmas spirit, so now is the ideal...

Country charm transforms Woombye’s main street

After 136 years, Woombye’s main street has evolved from a staging depot during the gold rush to a much-loved township. But what will the next...

BACKWARD GLANCE: Remembrance Day – Letters to home

Why is this day important to Australians? After four years of continuous warfare, the guns finally fell silent in WWI on the Western Front at...

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