Grateful to be a 'Bogan' Queenslander...


Obviously with State of Origin being massive in the past few months, it has been funny reading the blogs and seeing the differences in the state now. When I was younger, the whole of the state got behind State of Origin, now you read the blogs and quite often you will see comments from 'newcomers' with the whole 'Get Over It, Just a Game' style comment. Guess it really shows the changes in this state over the past 3 decades.

What was really obvious was the difference between the Sunshine Coast and the likes of
Brisbane. I would love to know what the demographics are for domestic migration here? Example, I went to my Aunts 70th Birthday in Brisbane (had a great time, thanks heaps Pam!), and there was a lot of Origin talk, then again, it was nearly all family and they have all been in Queensland for generations. Yet, on the Coast here, not much talk at all, then I looked around, most of the people we know have been here for varying lengths of time, but nearly all of them come from NSW, Victoria, England etc.

I first thought the indifference was just not understanding or knowing the history of Origin, which makes it so parochial...
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Pregnant? Great Gift Idea for mum to be!
Purchase our Pregnancy Calendar and receive a free pen and FREE DELIVERY! An ideal gift idea for a baby shower or to say congratulations on your pregnancy. This 42 week calendar is an organiser for the mum to be and a keepsake for the...Read More

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Montezuma's Caloundra
Celebrate, Party, Dine & Enjoy... A Night to Remember! In the heart of Caloundra, just a short stroll to the beautiful Bulcock Beach. We are open 7 days a week for both lunch and dinner and we are a fully licenced restaurant for your enjoyment!... read more

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Business Keeps On Keeping On - For Sale - $75K Neg +Sav
Retail Florists Business Established in 1974, Not only a profitiable business but a pleasure to run as well. Fantastic exposure / Main Road Corner Position / Great Lease Terms. 37 years of client data base / very well known Brisbane Florists... Check it out Now.

Huge House - Ideal Family Home, This is a large 5 bedroom house located in a quiet cul-de-sac location in popular Noosaville. Spacious living areas...
Auction 23rd July 2011 Onsite: Beat The Stamp Duty Increase!, Gympie, This is an ideal family home set on a 610 sq mtr block amongst quality homes...


Casual Teacher - Gardening
Do you enjoy gardening and working with primary school aged children? Extensive knowledge and experience in organic gardening/permaculture, Excellent teaching skills (formal teacher training?), Blue card (Working with Children Check) Read More

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In this issue:

  • From the Editors Desk
  • Sunshine Coast Business Specials
  • Sunshine Coast Business in Focus
  • Sunshine Coast Real Estate
  • Sunshine Coast Employment
  • MSC Coast News Giveaways
  • Sunshine Coast Events
  • Sunshine Coast News
  • MSC Site News


Queensland Country Comfort Hour giveaway
1 Day left! A one off very special show by the crew that bring you Rockwiz!
This will be drawn on Thursday afternoon so get in quick... Enter Here

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Pomona King of the Mountain Festival & Race
24th Jul 2011, Stan Topper Park
This Free Family Festival gets underway from 7am.
Heritage markets to stroll through, free kid's fun interactive... Read More

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Free Tax Advice for Small Business
Small business operators will have the chance between 1 to 8 August to obtain free and confidential
one-on-one taxation advice directly from experienced ATO field... Read More

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Trade in Your Old Website
Subtle difference, our sister company who built the massive piece of software that My Sunshine Coast works from, is now letting us also use a cut down version of that software for other Coast Business, to find out more, contact Leone or of course, there are a number of resellers (web designers) as well, so contact Stephen for a reseller near you.

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