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Place2 is a creative placemaking project

Place2 is a creative Sunshine Coast Council placemaking project bringing fun and creativity to Caloundra. Place2 features 3 key initiatives: Place2Paint – Bringing building surfaces to life through curated contemporary mural art and adding to our growing street art collection in Downtown Caloundra. It all started with the interactive, augmented reality mural by George Rose…

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A very Caloundra Christmas

With only a few weeks left before Christmas, make sure you get into the festive spirit in true Sunshine Coast style by taking the family to downtown Caloundra to enjoy the local Christmas shop window displays. Caloundra artist Grace McClymont, with some eager young students’ support, is helping Sunshine Coast residents get into the holiday…

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City of Beaches : Making a song and dance about Caloundra for the world

Caloundra’s heart and soul have been captured in a new theme song and video, City of Beaches showcasing our region’s golden beaches, hinterland mountains, shopping and dining districts and other local attractions. The Caloundra song City of Beaches is striking a chord with locals and visitors alike, after Division 2 Councillor Tim Dwyer enlisted the help of Sunshine…

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Shopfront Improvement Program

SHOPFRONT IMPROVEMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM WHAT IS THE SHOPFRONT IMPROVEMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM? The appearance of our town, our businesses and the surrounding streets create a powerful first impression of the southern gateway of the Sunshine Coast. The Downtown Caloundra Taskforce is undertaking a trial to explore whether working in partnership with local business and property owners…

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Backward Glance: No time limit on memories

Backward Glance: No time limit on memories It’s really interesting to reflect on our beautiful Sunshine Coast holiday destinations, and how they’ve become wonderful memories for many generations. A recent online promotion described Caloundra as a refreshing journey into serenity, with the timeless appeal of a seaside escape and the perfect base to explore the entire…

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