April 2015

Published a story 17th Apr 2015 9:50 AM

ONE of Noosa Council’s rare spats has seen councillors argue over how many, and just who among them, should represent Noosa Council on an economic plan project focus group.

Eco contest ‘tiff’ Two versus one in vote at Noosa Council

ONE of Noosa Council’s rare spats has seen councillors argue over how many, and just who among them, should represent Noosa Council on an economic plan project focus group.

Published a story 17th Apr 2015 9:44 AM

Noosa Councillors ensure two voices in economic focus group

COUNCILLORS have voted four to two in favour of ensuring it has two council voices on its 10-person economic plan project focus group.

Published a story 17th Apr 2015 9:40 AM

MAYOR Noel Playford and Councillor Frank Pardon have clashed over whether councillors not part of an economic plan project focus group will be able to attend these meetings.

Noosa Mayor Noel Playford's frank rebuff in council

MAYOR Noel Playford and Councillor Frank Pardon have clashed over whether councillors not part of an economic plan project focus group will be able to attend these meetings.

Published a story 17th Apr 2015 9:33 AM

IN A Noosaville park, an almost-lost skill thousands of years in the making is weaving its way back into the modern world in the shape of reeds transformed into twine.

Annual Booin Gari festival weaves spell at Noosaville Lions Park

IN A Noosaville park, an almost-lost skill thousands of years in the making is weaving its way back into the modern world in the shape of reeds transformed into twine.

Published a story 16th Apr 2015 1:26 PM

NOT HAPPY THEN: Quad bike opponents once protested outside Noosa Council Chambers.

Quad tours a boost for our local economy

NOT HAPPY THEN: Quad bike opponents once protested outside Noosa Council Chambers.

Published a story 14th Apr 2015 9:40 AM

PM Tony Abbott visits Noosa Heads with Byron Mills and Deputy PM Warren Truss.

Jack’s gift of safety to PM

PM Tony Abbott visits Noosa Heads with Byron Mills and Deputy PM Warren Truss.

Published a story 11th Apr 2015 10:08 AM

ADAM Little and his wife Marianne McAllister are in for the slingshot “ride” of their lives after a game he thought up is sent to launch in app stores.

App offers 'thinking person's Angry Birds'

ADAM Little and his wife Marianne McAllister are in for the slingshot “ride” of their lives after a game he thought up is sent to launch in app stores.

Published a story 10th Apr 2015 10:09 AM

The jury of public opinion is still out on Noosa’s communal decision-making experiment.

Fresh faces offer right recipe

The jury of public opinion is still out on Noosa’s communal decision-making experiment.

Published a story 10th Apr 2015 10:06 AM

NOOSA’s waste supermarket food is already feeding the hungry as part of a nationwide charity collection which has served more than six million meals.

Leftovers are used to feed the hungry

NOOSA’s waste supermarket food is already feeding the hungry as part of a nationwide charity collection which has served more than six million meals.

Published a story 10th Apr 2015 10:03 AM

On the green buses Electric turns out cheapest

PUBLIC transport authority TransLink has green- lighted a Queensland first – a six-month electric bus trial between Tewantin and Sunshine Beach.

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