Sunshine Coast Region

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The Sunshine Coast Region is a Local Government Area located in the Sunshine Coast region of South East Queensland, Australia.

It was created by the amalgamation in 2008 of the City of Caloundra and the Shires of Maroochy and Noosa. It contains of roads, of coastline and an estimated resident population of 323,423 (2009). The first budget of the new Council for the 2008-2009 financial year totals A$673 million including $498 million operating expenditure, $168 million capital expenditure and $25.2 million for repayment of loans.

History

At the establishment of regional local government in Queensland on 11 November 1879 with the Divisional Boards Act 1879, most of the area was part of the Caboolture Division, while the northernmost part around Noosa was part of the Widgee Division centred on Gympie. The Maroochy Division split away from Caboolture on 5 July 1890. All three divisions became Shires on 31 July 1903 under the Local Authorities Act 1902.

In 1910, the Shire of Noosa split from Widgee, and on 22 February 1912 the Shire of Landsborough split from Caboolture.Queensland Government Gazette, 22 February 1912, p.435. The two new entities together with Maroochy were to remain fairly stable for almost 100 years.

On 19 December 1987, the Shire of Landsborough was granted City status, and was renamed the City of Caloundra,Queensland Government Gazette, 19 December 1987, p.1465. reflecting the population boom in the coastal...
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