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A look at the Sekisui House proposal

These Google Earth Images clearly show just how visible Sekisui House will be from our beaches making short work of any claims that the development will be 'hidden by the dune profile'.The images were created by from elevation data and concept plans used by Sekisui House in its "consultation". We have replaced the 'artist impression' of each building with polygon covering the roof area which has been set to an altitude above ground level corresponding to the proposed number of storeys for each building (i.e. 10...

Don’t delay! Have your say on light rail routes

MEDIA RELEASE-SUNSHINE COAST COUNCILNovember 25, 2014 End of the line for public comment on light rail routesThe Sunshine Coast community has just a few more days to jump on board and have their say about the proposed light rail network route between Caloundra and Maroochydore.Transport portfolio councillor Rick Baberowsi said the opportunity to comment on the proposed light rail route options closes on Friday, November 28.“The response from the community has been outstanding. I...

Highrise still on cards as planning scheme meeting deferred

While the special meeting of Councillors to deliberate major amendments to the new planning scheme which could undo the overaching strategic framework to allow high rise at Yaroomba and elsewhere has been deferred from 01 December to an as yet to be set date in early 2015, the issue and concerns have not gone away.This has been released today by the...

Light Rail Project-have your say!

The next stage in the Sunshine Coast Light Rail journey has been announced – the route options are now available for community for comment. Visit the Sunshine Coast Council website to view the route options Have your say by completing the online route options survey   This is a great opportunity to progress sustainable transport and help deliver environmental & social benefits so we encourage all Sunshine Coast residents to get involved in this exciting project.. Also consider bringing the survey to the attention of your colleagues,...

Dear Council…. Uphold the planning scheme-no beachside highrise!

At the Special Meeting of the Sunshine Coast Council to consider Planning Scheme amendments on 30 September, Council resolved to defer any decision on such amendments until December. See Minutes A deferral does not mean that a significant amendment, such as undoing the overarching Strategic Intent of the Planning Scheme, is off the table. Yaroomba and other...

Relay photo’s

Thank you to the 700+ people who helped us complete our relay as we walked from Sunshine Beach to Kings Beach calling for urgent action on climate change. It was a wonderful day, with a great atmosphere and fantastic people. Check out a selection of highlights below. A special mention must go to Haitham Razagui and Jackie Grassel who completed the entire relay, getting ferried across the Maroochy and Mooloolah River and wading through Currimundi Creek. Awesome effort folks we really appreciate it.