Cr Thompson - Australia Day Awards
  • Thursday 22 October 2015

Nominations for the 2016 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards are now open. These awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals and groups in the region. If you know a person, community group or organisation dedicated to making the Sunshine Coast a better place, help us recognise their efforts and nominate them for a Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award. View the categories and nominate online at council’s website, go to

La Balsa Park

Community consultation for the La Belsa Park Landscape Plan has been completed and feedback has been taken into consideration. Thank you to all the community members that provided input. Council will consider the final plan in November.

Multiculture Awards

If you know someone who migrated to the Sunshine Coast and has made a valuable contribution to the community I encourage you to nominate them for the Multicultural Excellence Awards. The awards demonstrate the cultural diversity throughout the coast and are a collaboration of partners under the umbrella of the Sunshine Coast Community Cooperative. You can nominate on Facebook at

First appeared in Kawana Weekly 22 October 2015.