Cr Connolly - Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony
  • Thursday 16 February 2017
Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony
It was a pleasure and honour to be part of the Kawana Waters Rotary Club’s Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony. Congratulations to the 58 individuals who became citizens and can now call themselves an “Aussie”. You could not have chosen a better place to become a citizen.

Sunshine Coast turns 50

Celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the Naming of the Sunshine Coast are underway with the officially commemoration on August 1 this year. To help celebrate this historic occasion, council has planned celebrations throughout 2017. Visit council’s website to view the calendar of events and activities. We also invite you to share your ‘Fond Memories’ of the Sunshine Coast. You can submit your favourite memories and photos to

New to the Sunshine Coast in 2017?

If you’re new to the Coast and in need some helpful tips on council’s services, grab a copy of our new residents pack from your nearest council office, or request one on council’s website, we’ll send it direct to your door. The pack will help you stay connected with council and highlights some of the great services and events we have available here on the Sunshine Coast, to make your new community feel like home sooner.

Stay in touch

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First published in Maroochy & Kawana Weekly 16 February 2017