Sunshine Coast News

Tue 7 Apr 2020

Brain ageing clinic project seeks fresh solutions

Brain ageing clinic project seeks fresh solutions

COAST seniors are becoming shining examples of the positive effects of Lifestyle Medicine through their participation in the Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic (HBAC) research...

Sixteen years ago a charity started that endures today

Sixteen years ago a charity started that endures today

SENIOR Citizen of the Year 2020 is The Board Meeting Surf Charity volunteer chair of 16 years Mark Skinner whose passion for this Coast charity continues unabated.

Mon 6 Apr 2020

Wealth of health help has all bases covered

Wealth of health help has all bases covered

A GROUP of 38 businesses, service providers and organisations is working collaboratively to improve the health of seniors on the Sunshine Coast.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Nursing stalwart reflects on 50-plus extraordinary years

Nursing stalwart reflects on 50-plus extraordinary years

OVER 50 years, recently retired nurse Kathy Quirk has seen the landscape of the Atherton Tableland town of Herberton change ever so slowly as she watched the ebb and...

Tue 3 Mar 2020

50 years’ service to seniors

50 years’ service to seniors

STAFF, customers, volunteers and local dignatries turned out to mark the beginning of celebrations as Suncare Community Services celebrates its 50th year.

Driven to help, Don not about to rest on laurels

Driven to help, Don not about to rest on laurels

DON Moffatt’s home-office is floor to ceiling full of his passions; flying, horses and the Coast community – all displayed with pride.

Mon 2 Mar 2020

Connect with vital service

Connect with vital service

REGISTRATION is essential for these Sunshine Coast Council library sessions. To book in, phone 07 5475 8989 or visit library.sunshinecoast.qld .gov.au.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

War bride reaches out to others

War bride reaches out to others

JACKIE McLaughlin wonders if there are still women like her who came to Australia by ship at the end of World War II.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Generosity is rewarded with honour

Generosity is rewarded with honour

SUNSHINE Coast’s Jocelyn Walker has been honored with the award of the Chancellor’s Stole.

Wed 5 Feb 2020

Pascal’s head is still in the clouds

Pascal’s head is still in the clouds

AT THE age of 78, former astronaut tracker and Cold War defender, Pascal Lunsford, is still looking skywards.

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Network offers support for women

Network offers support for women

THE Coast is about to get its own branch of the national Older Women’s Network.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

PNG nutrition project for retired horticulturist

PNG nutrition project for retired horticulturist

The Alleviation of Malnutrition project in Papua New Guinea is seeing valuable changes in communities.

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Library sessions steer you in right direction

Library sessions steer you in right direction

SUNSHINE Coast libraries are offering a range of free learning sessions to improve your skills and knowledge, live a healthier life or encourage you to get out and...

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Bob has QAS covered – at 96

Bob has QAS covered – at 96

At 96, Bob McDermant has written about how the Queensland Ambulance Service became the best in the world.

Wed 8 Jan 2020

Council seeks balance for young and old

Council seeks balance for young and old

THE Sunshine Coast Council faces a challenge to balance the needs of both its burgeoning senior and younger cohorts.

Tue 7 Jan 2020

Noosa Council confronts challenges of ageing

Noosa Council confronts challenges of ageing

NOOSA Mayor Tony Wellington acknowledges his council needs to manage issues associated with its significant population of people aged over 65.

Mon 6 Jan 2020

Volunteer group  fights for survival

Volunteer group fights for survival

SUNSHINE 60 & Better is facing closure if it can’t find sufficient funds and skilled volunteers to run the community organisation.

Sun 5 Jan 2020

Coast retiree women’s group gaining popularity

Coast retiree women’s group gaining popularity

THE NEW Sunshine Coast Retiree Women’s Group is gaining momentum with the help of its energetic founder Celena Ross.

Tue 31 Dec 2019

What’s On: Sunshine Coast

What’s On: Sunshine Coast

See what’s on and be entertained with a variety of events.

Group Guide: Sunshine Coast

Group Guide: Sunshine Coast

Community Notes listing all of the main events in your neighbourhood this month.

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