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2018 GAMAA FINALIST: Sunshine Coast Council


FINALIST: Sunshine Coast Council for From the Mountains to the Sea; Sunshine Coast Stories

Did you know that the name ‘Sunshine Coast’ was launched in December 1958 at the inaugural dinner of the Sunshine Coast Branch of the Real Estate Institute of Queensland?

To commemorate this milestone, Sunshine Coast Council's Heritage Services team partnered with the University of the Sunshine Coast to present From the Mountains to the Sea; Sunshine Coast Stories. This remarkable exhibition showcased items sourced from twenty-eight lenders, including museums, local businesses, tourist operators and private collectors, to celebrate the region’s history and explore the amazing path the region has taken in becoming one of Australia’s highly desired places to live.

Cr Rick Baberowski, Sunshine Coast Council with (from left to right): Gail Griffiths, Angela Marczi, Louise Bauer, Megan Williams, Kate Eastwick and Peter Connell from Sunshine Coast Council – Finalist of Projects: Organisations with Paid Staff category. Photograph by Krista Eppelstun, courtesy of Museums & Galleries Queensland.


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