Have your say on Local Issues:
Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project
Sunshine Coast Light Rail Project
Draft Amendment to the Caloundra City Council Planning Scheme 1996
Say 'NO' to the Cooroy Broiler Farm Proposal-council still considering submissions
A new bus network is on the way for the Sunshine Coast
With our region's growing population there is obviously an urgent need for improving our public transport systems which will encourage people to use these services more frequently. Translink have created a new bus network which will be easier to use and that will reflect the needs of the Sunshine Coast. You can view the draft routes and schedules on the Translink website here or pick up the booklet from local libraries, bus depots and council customer service centres.
Positions Vacant: AMCS- Communications Officer
Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) are recruiting a Communications Officer to cover a temporary vacancy we have until August next year. This position requires a mix of communications skills, and is focused on leading our online and digital communications.
The post will be based in Brisbane. Applications are due by 21st October. Click here for more info.
Get Up- Show and Tell..
A "one-stop shop" environmental approvals process will allow state governments to make short-sighted decisions that could have permanent, detrimental impacts on the places that make Australia great. The more Australians know about this unpopular plan, the more the incentive for the Abbott Government to leave these important laws in place. That's why Get Up plan to get this TV ad on air and is a great place to start. Click here to view the ad and show your support.
IPCC at a crossroad with fifth climate change report: 25/09/2013
The meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in Stockholm this week is arguably the most important in its 25-year history. Read more..
Recycled plastic bags might have medical use: ABC News 27/09/2013
Plastic shopping bags might have a valuable future, first blasted in a furnace at more than 800 degrees Celsius and then possibly turned into materials able to deliver targeted cancer treatments, among other things. Read more..