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Carpark Closures, Sunshine Coast

The 2024 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships are being held at Coolum Beach, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba and Alexandra Headland between April 13 and April 21 2024, causing various carpark closures. The carpark closures will be occurring between Monday, March 25, and Sunday April 26, 2024. Carpark closures are as follows: Maroochydore: Melrose Parade carpark at beach

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Rules surrounding e-bikes, e-scooters, and e-motorbikes

Sunshine Coast Police have identified an increased prevalence of e-bikes, e-scooters and e-motorbikes being ridden on footpaths, bike lanes and roadways in contravention of Queensland road rules. These contraventions often compromise public safety and put the riders and members of the public at risk. Coming into the school holidays, Sunshine Coast Police are reminding the

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Be aware: Bitumen Scammers in the Sunshine Coast Area

Sunshine Coast Police are warning the community to be aware of bitumen scammers. Bitumen scammers use high pressure sales techniques to convince their victims to employ them to reseal their driveways. The scammers often use fake identification and will not be part of a legitimate business. Scammers will either demand payment upfront and then refuse

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Surf safety a life-saver during Easter long weekend 

Rough autumn surf conditions have prompted a reminder to beachgoers that a dip in the ocean can be deadly if they aren’t swimming at patrolled beaches. Following a summer of increased drownings in Queensland, thousands of volunteer surf lifesavers and professional lifeguards funded by Sunshine Coast Council, are bracing for what is expected to be

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How to turn your garden into a wild wonderland

“Rewilding” backyards has become popular as residents look to entice bees, birds and butterflies into their gardens and a Sunshine Coast environment community group is teaching our community how to achieve this. Recognising an increasing interest from people wanting to swap their perfectly manicured lawn for a more natural one, Barung Landcare created the Gardens

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Be aware: Bitumen scammers in the Sunshine Coast area

Sunshine Coast Police are warning the community to be aware of bitumen scammers. Bitumen scammers use high pressure sales techniques to convince their victims to employ them to reseal their driveways. The scammers often use fake identification and will not be part of a legitimate business. Scammers will either demand payment upfront and then refuse

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Wildlife Corridor in Peregian Springs damaged by vandals

A vital Sunshine Coast wildlife corridor has been damaged in what is being investigated as an act of environmental vandalism. Wildlife corridors perform an important role, allowing the safe movement of birds, reptiles, mammals, frogs and other native animals. Dozens of trees and plants over 320m2 have been destroyed at Peregian Springs, inside the Ridges

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General Notices

Updated: 4 March 2024 Attention iPhone Users A recent update added a new ‘Journal’ app automatically. This app has, by default, `discoverable by others` turned on. This lets anyone near you know your full name and exactly where you’re geo located. If you want your comings and goings kept private, then you should turn this

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