Coolum and North Shore Coast Care, in partnership with University of the Sunshine Coast and Organisation of Sunshine Coast Associations of Residents, is hosting a free, community forum at University of the Sunshine Coast on Saturday 13 May 2017.

Specks of Sand – Community, Science and Decision-making is a forum to provide factual information to assist the Sunshine Coast community to understand the Maroochy River, estuary and floodplain, and adjacent coastal processes. Expert speakers  from Universities, Government and the community will highlight the significance of the Maroochy River in historical and cultural terms, its interaction with coastal processes, and its importance to local communities and tourism, including its ecological, economic, scenic and recreational value. See attached flyer for details and a program of speakers.

Registration has now closed for this forum.


Below is a link to Coolum and North Shore Coast Care’s March 2017, quarterly newsletter, Jetsam. We hope you enjoy it.

CDCCG Newsletter_Issue 22_Mar2017

Join Bridgette Chilli Davis and her daughter Jacqui at Stumers Creek Park on Sunday 12 March to listen to stories showcasing Aboriginal womens knowledge and links to Saltwater Country. Try your hand at some traditional arts and crafts.

BYO hat, chair and water. Please RSVP to Diane, as refreshments will be provided and we need numbers for catering. Further details on the flyer below. See you there!

Womens Week Stumers Creek flyer

The next Combined Groups weeding and working bee will be held on 2 March, commencing 8am. Please meet in Warragah Parade, Yaroomba, (off David Low Way) to weed and clean up the southern roadside and parabolic dune. Morning tea, tools and gloves provided. All welcome.

The next Management Committee meeting will also be held on 2 March, commencing 1.30pm at Coolum Community Native Nursery, 157 Warran Road Yaroomba. All members welcome.

Below is a link to the December issue of Jetsam, CaNSCC’s quarterly newsletter.


As part of CaNSCC’s governance, an annual Action Plan is prepared to support the Strategic Plan 2014-16. A report is prepared to gauge our success in meeting our annual goals. The 2016 Report Card can be found at action-plan-2016-_report-card.