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    Council venue becomes pop-up PPE factory during pandemic
    The Sunshine Coast’s renowned sense of community spirit has flourished during the COVID-19 pandemic and we have seen that in abundance through initiatives like volunteers producing more than 1000 medical-grade face shields for use across the region.
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    $300k Council grants available for community groups impacted by COVID-19 – apply now
    Grants have been activated under council’s COVID-19 Community Relief Plan, which brings together a range of initiatives as part of council’s continuing response to the severe impacts being experienced by communities across our region.
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    The Refinery refined - Sunshine Coast creative incubator goes online
    The arts and creative industries, like many others, have been drastically affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with cancellations, closures and job losses, so now more than ever, program’s like The Refinery creative incubator are invaluable.
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    Help available to cope with ongoing social distancing
    The Sunshine Coast community is doing an outstanding job complying with the national public health directions, but now is not the time to be pushing for reducing the restrictions that are in place to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) according to Sunshine Coast Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Mark Jamieson.
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    Council's second COVID-19 business support package
    Sunshine Coast Council today announced a second package to help local businesses manage the impacts of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the implementation of the national public health directions.
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    Continued support for our community and rates update
    Sunshine Coast Council Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group Chair Mark Jamieson has today reiterated council’s clear commitment to supporting our community through the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and provided reassurance that council would continue to look at every avenue available to support those experiencing financial difficulty.