State approves Noosa Plan but neglects affordable housing, koala mapping

 The New Noosa Plan is a step closer to implementation after getting the State Minister’s tick of approval this week. Mayor Tony Wellington said while Council welcomed the Minister’s approval, some conditions imposed around koala mapping and social housing require further discussion with the State’s planning department. “The State has worked closely with Council staff […]

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Step up for Clean Up Australia Day

Sunday, March 1st is Clean Up Australia Day, and it is more than 30 years have passed since the founding of the event on Sydney Harbour by Ian Kiernan AO, who sadly passed away on 16 October 2018. Locally, the Noosa Integrated Catchment Association (NICA) is all set for Clean Up Australia Day with 22 […]

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Clear the Shelters, RSPCA’s $29 sale

 Petbarn Noosa is calling on local pet lovers to head in-store between Friday 21st and Sunday 23rd to help loveable animals find their forever home. The initiative is part of the RSPCA’s Clear the Shelters campaign which helps rehome hundreds of animals throughout the country every year. Petbarn Noosa, along with over 100 stores nationally, […]

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The name of the game is Pickleball

If you want to get hit with a blank stare just tell people you play Pickleball. “Pickleball – what in God’s name is Pickleball?” At present it would be safe to say, that this new sport with the funny name, would be the fastest growing sport in the world. And that would be the understatement […]

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Women United in WINDO’s 20/20 Vision Festival

International Women’s Week 20/20 Vision Festival. Young performers alongside professional entertainers and speakers are gathering to celebrate the diversity of women and to enhance a greater sense of community as they perform together at the ‘Women Initiating New Directions Organisation’ (WINDO) Inc variety show entitled ‘The Only Way is Up’ “This is truly a community […]

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Sunrise Beach Kids raising funds for the environment

 Sunrise Beach residents, Marley Reichman, 10, from St Thomas More Primary School and Olive Johnston Blair, 9, from Sunshine Beach State School raised over $160 for charities fighting climate change last Sunday February 16.The girls made scrunchy hair ties, pom poms and lemonade to sell at their stall in Rainbow Park. Marley and Olive figured […]

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