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rainbow beach coloured sands

Rainbow Beach, home of the famous coloured sands, is the perfect beach destination. With a stunning coastline, it also offers easy access to K’gari Fraser Island. The warm water allows year-round swimming and there’s an array of adventure experiences. And all only 2 ½ hours’ drive from Brisbane. Located in the Gympie region, Rainbow Beach …

girl's guide to world war dr lilian cooper josephine bedford

The new Australian musical A Girl’s Guide to World War opens in Caloundra this weekend. The musical tells the story of Brisbane’s ‘first lady doctor’ and her life partner Miss Josephine Bedford. It focuses on the eventful year of 1916 when the Brisbane women worked in a women-operated field hospital on the front lines of …

university of the sunshine coast usc pride network

The University of the Sunshine Coast is offering a $1,500 bursary to an LGBTIQ student to aid their studies. USC say the grant will recognise a student’s efforts contributing to an inclusive culture on campus. It will provide financial support to a LGBTIQ student and demonstrates a commitment to promoting greater campus understanding. The Sunshine Coast …

sunshine coast lloyd copper

Family and friends are mourning the death of Sunshine Coast LGBTIQ advocate Lloyd Copper last week. The University of the Sunshine Coast journalism student (pictured above left) is being remembered as a generous and passionate activist for LGBTIQ equality who always put others first. But Lloyd’s sister Mary said he was harshly bullied at school …

labor candidate julie mcglone

Julie McGlone, Labor’s candidate in the Sunshine Coast seat of Fairfax in the upcoming federal election, will launch her campaign in Coolum Beach tomorrow. Julie (pictured above, right) has been a member of the Labor party for nearly two decades and says she’s always identified as a proud Rainbow Labor member. “Running in a conservative …

sunshine coast pride festival fair day

The organisers of the Sunshine Coast Pride Festival have announced they are postponing this weekend’s Fair Day event. Revellers were to gather at the Fair Day’s home in Quota Park in Nambour this Saturday (March 30), but the Sunshine Coast Pride Network has said the event won’t go ahead due to a forecast thunderstorm. “In …

sunshine coast pride festival fair day

The annual Sunshine Coast Pride Festival’s Fair Day will return for family-friendly fun on Saturday, just one of the events held as part of the festival this weekend. The Fair Day event, organised by the committee of volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Pride Network, will return to its home at Quota Park in Nambour from …

sunshine coast pride festival fair day

The annual Sunshine Coast Pride Festival’s Fair Day will return for a day of family-friendly fun on March 30. The event, organised by the committee of volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Pride Network, will return to its home at Quota Park in Nambour from 8:30am to 3pm that day. Local drag stars The Powder Puff …

The annual Rainbow River Festival will be returning to Noosa on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast with a three-day program of community events next month. The festival is an LGBTIQ-inclusive party which first began in 2016 and has now become an annual celebration of love and diversity in the picturesque region. Organisers are excited to welcome locals …

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