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  • The Jabberwocky Effect Budget 2017

    ‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves/Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogroves,/And the mome raths outgrabe. Every year a gianormous, overhyped, overfed monster lumbers across our collective consciousness. We first hear it coming after Easter, when we have finished feasting on fattening chocolate and thinking about slimming down. For a […]

  • A Matter of Principle Council Protest

    We gathered in the afternoon sunshine at the forecourt of the Nambour Library, just below the Sunshine Coast Regional Council’s meeting rooms, on the afternoon of 13 April. About 60 of us, from Twin Waters to Dulong, were there because the SCRC had called a sudden, special meeting to discuss major changes to the Sunshine […]

  • Dulong Futures: Standing Up for Better Council Governance! Sunshine Coast Council

    Dulong Futures is a community group from the hinterland community of Dulong, about 9 kilometres from Nambour.  In the last few years, the community has been concerned about how the process of development plays out in their community.  “Our community is transitioning from a rural, farming area to an attractive, increasingly urbanised locality,” said Gillian […]

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