Cr OPray Plastic Free July
  • Monday 24 July 2017

What I’m about to say SHOULD shock you – In a period of just four months earlier this year, 3493 plastic bottles and 2659 plastic bags were pulled out of Sunshine Coast waterways.

It’s an absolutely shameful static that should make all of us sit up and think long and hard about the plastic we’re using (and throwing away!) in our everyday lives and how we can reduce it. 

There’s a tonne of simple things we can do to start to turn this around, so please jump on the Plastic Free July website ( and check out what we can all do to make positive change. 

Major Community and Environment Levy Grants open 17 July

The Community and Environment Levy Grants Program offers funding to not-for-profit community organisations for projects that benefit the Sunshine Coast community. Register to attend free information sessions featuring grant writing tips on August 2 & 4 at various locations across the Coast.

Visit council’s website for session details, grants guidelines and links to online applications. Applications close 28 August. Contact a grants officer for assistance on 07 5420 8616 or email

SC50 Anniversary Women’s Cup

As part of our 50th Anniversary. Come and celebrate the AFL Women’s Cup on Saturday, August 5. As the leader in women's AFL north of Brisbane, the Maroochydore Roos footy club will host this annual clash against a rival from Brisbane or the Gold Coast. We’ve all seen how great women’s AFL is so lock it into your diary, it’s sure to be a ripper family day out!

Lovin’ the Sunshine Coast