Sign up to help create revitalised Caloundra CBD
  • Monday 16 February 2015
Bulcock Street, Caloundra

Caloundra’s city heart is to undergo economic revitalisation under the guidance of Sunshine Coast Council – and a number of volunteers are needed to develop a three-year plan and implement its recommendations.

“This will be a one-year commitment from each volunteer, each of whom is likely to be quite familiar with Caloundra’s Central Business District,” said Division 2 councillor Tim Dwyer, who will chair the taskforce.

“We need people keen to work together as a team to bring about this revitalisation, to help identify actions and strategies to enhance Bulcock Street and its surrounds and develop its appeal as a great retail business and investment location,” he said.

“Importantly, we need variety of background on the taskforce to ensure we have broad representation.

“We will appoint two Caloundra Chamber members, and ideally we will hear from people in the local food and beverage sector, entertainment and/or retail sectors.

“Someone from the local professional sector and health services would also be ideal, as would an experienced project manager, architect or planner.

“We could certainly use someone with experience in e-commerce – also a CBD commercial property owner and a recognised Caloundra community representative would round the collective experience nicely,” Cr Dwyer said.

Taskforce members would meet three-weekly for six months then monthly for the remaining six months.

“If you are passionate about Caloundra and want to help shape the future of its CBD, we want to hear from you,” Cr Dwyer said.

“This type of project only comes around once in a lifetime, so taskforce members will be part of a very unique group.”

Applicants should send an expression of interest in the form of a one-page statement of suitability and a copy of your resume to CaloundraCBDProject@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au by Friday, February 27, or call Kerrianne Haggie on 5441 8098 for more details.