Simple changes towards sustainable living

Through education, community programmes, useful resources and information Living Smart aims to empower the Sunshine Coast to adopt simple, sustainable lifestyle changes that make a positive impact now and for future generations.


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QLD plastic ban: New items added to the prohibited list

QLD plastic ban: New items added to the prohibited list

More single-use items will be added to Queensland’s banned plastics list as the state moves to further protect the environment.


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01 Jul 2022

QLD plastic ban: New items added to the prohibited list

Disposable coffee cups and lids are set to be banned in Queensland under a sweeping new strategy from the State Government to protect the environment from single-use plastics.

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28 Jun 2022

Plastic Free Sea Festival

Come along and participate in a beach clean, discover environmental organisations working towards a cleaner and healthier planet, and meet local companies doing it plastic free.

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23 Jun 2022

Holistic Wellness Festival

2-3 JULY 2022 Exhibitors, Seminars, Workshops, Meditations and Blissful Beats all weekend. Inspiring positive change through Holistic Wellness, Health Empowerment & Alternative Ideas! Prepare your mind, body and spirit for some sweet health hacks and mind-expanding ideas because the Conscious Life Events team is back in 2022!

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20 Jun 2022

Sunshine Coast officially becomes a UNESCO biosphere

The region now proudly stands as an international site of excellence and an area of natural beauty. Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark Jamieson said recognition was a truly historic moment for the Sunshine Coast.

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31 May 2022


The morning will feature insight into a number of different industries and how these ‘change makers’ are taking strides to evolve industries to make them more friendly for our environment.

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27 May 2022

Doonan Planting Festival

Get up close to a koala and sugar glider with Wildlife HQ Be serenaded by SoLar while planting Enjoy a free sausage (vegetarian option available) and small coffee from Deadly Espresso Take a selfie with Frankie the Flying Fox The plants have been provided by Healthy Land & Water.

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22 May 2022

Celebrate World Environment Day at Coolum this year!

50th World Environment Day Celebration in the park ​Only One Earth – Family Fun Day WHERE: Jack Morgan Park and Coolum Civic Centre WHEN: 5 June, 10am-4pm

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