The community needs to come first

The Sunshine Coast Council has been focused on supporting local business and the community navigate through the COVID-19 crisis.  Keeping the Sunshine Coast community safe, informed and supporting local businesses to help keep our residents employed has been the focus to date of council’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and associated national public health directions.

The financial implications for council from its community safety and local business support measures is approximately $8 million through to June 30, 2020.

Sunshine Coast Mayor and Local Disaster Management Chair Mark Jamieson said council’s response to the COVID-19 crisis had necessarily focused on two key priorities – community safety and supporting local businesses which help to keep local residents employed.  Read the full story. 

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