History Matters! Especially in Queensland
In the last 12 months it has come to my attention that a seriously large percentage of the population of Queensland have very little knowledge of the history of Queensland, particularly our political history.

In our office alone, my husband arrived here as a teenager in 1989, Leone arrived here from Victoria a decade ago, Tane only arrived here in 2004 from NSW, therefore myself & Pat are the only persons born and raised in Queensland. Asking around, this is not an unusual situation, particularly on the Sunshine Coast, which I suppose is why when Mr Tony Fitzgerald AC QC raises concerns about our political processes I listen, yet others don’t care nor pay heed to his words, most likely because they don’t understand the historical context behind them.

Queensland, unlike other states does not have an upper house such as a Senate, this is called ‘Unicameral Legislature’, again, terminology I have found in recent times... Read the rest of this editorial...


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Caloundra Removals & Storage
Caloundra Removals & Storage was established back in 1992 as a one vehicle operation conducting local removals on and around the Sunshine Coast. From there they have grown to own a fleet of 25 trucks and have opened branches in Victoria, NSW &... read more
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rescheduled Earth Hour at Moffat Beach
Come along to a free community event and have a whole lot of fun. Creative art workshops; Live acoustic rhythmic music; Moonlight cinema; Dress up as an underwater creature to win free prizes; Free LED tea light candles (limited so be early)... 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
  • Sunshine Coast Giveaways
  • Sunshine Coast Events
  • Sunshine Coast News
  • MSC Site News

Pirates to Pinafore
We have a double to give away to the 11th of April performance, so get in quick as winner will be
pulled out of the hat on Tuesday 08th April, so don't miss out... Enter Here

Co Working Space Giveaway
Noosa Boardroom has recently launched a brand new endeavour 'Co Working' & have given us some full day passes...

Kenilworth Cheese, Wine and Food Festival
Saturday 19th April 2014
Come and celebrate 25 years of cheese making by Kenilworth Country Foods.
Entry is free. This will be a brilliant day for the whole family.... Read More

More Sunshine Coast Events:
Homeware heaven opens
Thousands of shoppers celebrated the arrival of the first Home Secret store in Australia when Mayor
Mark Jamieson officially cut the ribbon to open the homeware... Read More

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