• News for General News Article

    Thursday, June 14, 2018
    Sentiments of growth and investment have been cemented into the Sunshine Coast’s psyche over the past few years through unprecedented levels of progress and development.  CALOUNDRA, in particular, has been at the forefront of this growth with the welcomed construction of the new and vibrant Aura Community, which is set to provide homes for an additional 50,000 Caloundra residents.  While the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    An application by Caloundra Chamber of Commerce for additional closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras to be installed in the Caloundra CBD was today (May 17) approved by Sunshine Coast Council, subject to a range of conditions being satisfied.   The public space cameras will be in addition to the 42 that council operates and maintains on the Sunshine Coast, including 18 already in Caloundra, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, April 26, 2018
    Caloundra Street Fair will come to life on International Dance Day this Sunday to celebrate the iconic Bulcock Street market’s 16th birthday. In celebration of this milestone the bustling markets will provide live dance entertainment and lessons to get everyone up and on their feet.    The Caloundra Street Fair will feature four local dance groups throughout the day, buskers, roving Latin dance ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
      The Caloundra Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of Caloundra Tourism, is introducing a progressive professional development program to the Caloundra region this year which will vastly improve the regions service industry.  The Welcome to Caloundra Professional Development program aims to revitalise the service culture of frontline staff and build a network of trained ambassadors who are ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    Representatives from Google Australia will visit the Sunshine Coast on Thursday 12 April to hold a free training seminar for local business leaders. The ‘Digital Garage’ event came about as a result of a collaboration between Federal MP Andrew Wallace, the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce and Google Australia.Mr Wallace said that he had been working hard since last year to seek out Google’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Political
    Friday, March 16, 2018
    Caloundra Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Officer Leanne Layfield has announced that she will be stepping down from the role. Ms Layfield recently advised the Chamber’s Management Committee of her decision and then staff.  She has been working with the committee, to find a replacement and to achieve a smooth transition. “This has been an incredibly difficult decision. The chamber has been my ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Friday, February 23, 2018
    On the back of a successful first year, the Hot 91.1 Ignite Chilli Festival will ‘reignite’ on November 17! The festival introduces the exciting world of chillies, herbs and spices that fuses food, music and people to downtown Caloundra, and there’s certainly a taste for the humble chilli after last year’s success. The Caloundra Chamber of Commerce will again host the event with Hot 91 coming back ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, January 25, 2018
    Image credit: Anita Ski Photography A stellar combination of spectacular weather, hard work and consistent effort has created exceptional trade in January for Caloundra and Kawana tourism operators. Since the 23rd December it’s been a top season for local accommodation, hospitality, activity and attraction operators according to reports flowing into Caloundra Tourism, part of the Caloundra ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release