Where are the 'Grown Ups' in the Noosa de-amalgamation saga?


Some of the nastiness I have seen over the past few days has made me ashamed to say I am a Sunshine Coast local.  The myths & misconceptions that have been perpetuated on both sides of the de-amalgamation debate are shocking.  The fact so many have chosen to buy into this faux class warfare and fear mongering is worse :(

I will admit, I was one of the very few that actually thought Amalgamation was a good idea.  I would see what similar sized populations like Townsville had achieved with National Sporting teams, getting State & Federal Governments to invest in infrastructure, hell even a bloody big stadium like Townsville's (regardless of how old) would be nice and felt that having one voice for over 300,000 people would give us more power to achieve similar things.  It didn't.  
We ended up with higher rates, Councillors that were more interested in jockeying for position, less services, centralised facilities... Read the rest of this editorial...


Best Quality Brands, Windows 8 thoughts, Office 2013, Computer Specials
Office 2013 is out now and is more expensive than 2010.  However if you purchase 2010 before April 30 you can upgrade to 2013 for free; Lenovo ThinkCentre M72e Tiny, Intel H61, i5-3470T...Read More

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Catalina Resort
The two towers of Catalina are conveniently situated in the trendy Cotton Tree area of Maroochydore, near the mouth of the Maroochy River. Private walkway leads you to the patrolled Maroochydore Beach & nearby Maroochydore Surf Club, only 60 metres....read more

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Magnificent Beachfront Residence
Auction On-Site Sat 6 April 12pm, 29 Noosa Dunes , Castaways Beach - Gabriel Poole designed to capture and enhance the uniqueness of this outstanding location.  Offering exquisite ocean and nature reserve views whilst ensuring complete privacy...read more

Business Sale: Electrodry Caloundra - Not a start up Franchise, existing customers
Land For Sale:  Surrounded By Nature - Widgee


Denim & Country - No one does it better than Lifeline at Cooroy
Annual Cooroy Denim Sale, with everything ranging from Akubra hats to boots and the Hall of Denim Heaven with heaps of popular brands.  21-23 March from 8:30am to 4:30pm Thurs & Fri and 8:00am until 2:00pm for the Clearance Sale on the Sat...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 Community
  • MSC Coast News Giveaways
  • Sunshine Coast Events
  • Sunshine Coast News
  • MSC Site News


Travels With My Aunt Tickets Giveaway
Chance to score tickets to the delightful new show opening the 22nd of March 
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Growing healthy food - the Essential Tool Kit
Wed 10th April 2013 - Cooroibah
We were all beginners at some stage.  Growing your 
own food is about taking control of your health and saving money.... Read More

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Certainty brings confidence
Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson has welcomed the clear cut result on
de-amalgamation as it provides the certainty needed for the... Read More

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Giving Flooded Businesses a Helping Hand to get back in the game!
We are going to give away 10 Premium Listings for a year for free to those who have been shut down due to our recent weather dramas to help them get the word out there & back on their feet a bit quicker..."Free Premium listings on offer for Flood slammed businesses"
Make sure you get you're favourite local business to nominate themselves for a chance of free advertising for 12 months!

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