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Sewing for injured wildlife

This week saw an incredible show of community spirit and generosity in our Noosa Makerspace. Our resident sewer, Sarndra, offered her expertise, time and resources to host a sewing bee making pouches...

Noosaville Library solar project a first for Australia

Australia’s first curved-roof solar installation has just been completed at Noosaville Library in a move that should generate almost half of the library’s electricity needs.  ...

Trouserless Under the News Desk

Mike Higgins reveals what really went on under the news desk Gangsters, spies and what really went on under the news desk…  It’s all up for discussion when former...

Fly For Good Drone Program

Local teenagers aim high Council’s ‘Fly for Good’ program will reach new heights on August 25, when 18 local schoolgirls from five high schools across the Coast launch their...

Nominate now for Intensive 3D Design and Printing course

Nominations are now open for Noosa Library Service’s second Intensive 3D Design and Printing Course. “Whether you’re a builder, a creator or an inventor who tinkers in the shed,...

Libraries honour Multicultural Queensland Month with free workshops

Noosaville and Cooroy Libraries are rolling out a series of free workshops in August led by local woman and refugee Albertina Banks, as part of Multicultural Queensland Month. Ms Banks, originally...

Free seminar for retirees during Seniors Week at the Libraries

Local seniors can access free legal, financial and in-home care services information, as part of Noosa and Cooroy Libraries’ workshops during Seniors Week in August. Designed specifically for...

Indigenous Elder and actor Jack Charles comes to Noosa

A member of the Stolen Generation, Jack Charles was taken from his family as a youngster and raised in a boys’ home where he was abused.  Now in his 70s, the treasured actor will share...

Digital Hub expo and awards night celebrates young inventors

An interactive game, an app for reporting blue bottle sightings and a dancing bear were among the many young inventors’ creations on show at the Peregian Digital Hub last night. Noosa Council...

Makerspace Initiative Making a Real Difference to Locals

Noosa Library Service’s Makerspaces are bringing a new wave of confidence to members of Sunshine Butterflies. The council initiative, which offers the community a space to create using a...

Noosa's seniors get tech savvy with new program

Help is at hand for Noosa seniors keen to learn more about how to use technology. “If the only tablet you’re familiar with is one you take with water, and you think browsing is...

Award celebrates Jane's dedication to local heritage

Noosa Council Heritage Coordinator Jane Harding’s efforts to celebrate and preserve Noosa’s history have been recognised with an outstanding achievement award from Museum & Galleries...

All Together Now star to headline Council's Remembrance Day Event

Lai Utovou, hit sensation from Channel 7’s  All Together Now , will perform at Noosa Council’s Looking Forward to Peace Remembrance Day community event.    Utovou will...

Nominate now to join Council's heritage advisory group

Council is calling for nominations to fill vacant positions on the Noosa Heritage Reference Group. “This is a unique opportunity for locals with heritage expertise or a passion for...

Centenary of WW1 Armistice to be commemorated with community event

Noosa Council will commemorate the centenary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I with a ‘Looking Forward to Peace’ community event in Tewantin Memorial Park on Sunday...

National Trust award for library heritage project

Noosa Remembers: a history of the World War I memorials of Noosa Shire has won a Silver award in this year’s National Trust of Australia (Queensland) Heritage Awards. Produced by Noosa...

Nominations open for 3D design course

Are you a builder, a creator, a tinkerer or an inventor who is often found out in the shed or workshop making new things?  If so, Noosa Library Service’s Intensive 3D Design and Printing...

Libraries make space for new Makerspace

The first “Makerspace” for the region was launched today at the Cooroy Library, giving people an opportunity to access new and emerging technology.  Makerspaces, also called...

Rock 'n' roll icon Tex Perkins in conversation at The J

Noosa Library Service presents rock ‘n’ roll legend Tex Perkins in conversation with ABC Radio’s Jon Coghill next month. Promoting his self-titled memoir, TEX, Perkins...