Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Authorities Issue Sea Warning

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Authorities Issue Sea Warning

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Charlotte Davis

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pomonanews@hotmail.com.au

AUTHORITIES are warning residents and visitors to take care along beaches and low- lying areas due to king tides and strong southerly winds.

The situation is being monitored by Sunshine Coast Local Disaster co-ordinator Alan Fox Rogers who said residents should be on alert, but not alarmed.

aWe ask that they exercise their local knowledge and commonsense,a Mr Rogers said.

Should you need any assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.

Mayor meets members

NEW Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson has had meetings with state members and ministers, and reports that there was goodwill on all sides.

The mayor and councillors met with Local Government Minister David Crisafulli, following meetings between the mayor and the Sunshine Coast's state members of parliament in Brisbane.

aWe are all determined to work together to get the best results for the region so it can reach its potential,a councillor Jamieson said.

aWe know we must work as a team to deliver for the Sunshine Coast a and I think everyone is committed to playing their part.

aWe covered a whole range of issues about the future of the region and I think all concerned would agree they were very productive discussions", he said.

aI want to work in partnership with the State Government and promote the Sunshine Coast as a key location for public and private investment.

aThis will create long-term opportunities for the community and economy.a

Cr Jamieson said the council needed co-operation from its state and federal counterparts to deliver on its vision to become Australia's most sustainable region.

Bus station art

THE final projection sound artwork Natural Transitions is being presented in the Noosa Junction Transit Station.

This artwork is by Kathy Daly and Glen Manning.

The integrated 12-month public art program has featured four unique projection and sound artworks that capture the culture and scenic beauty of our local areas.

Sunshine Coast Regional Council Division 11 Councillor Russell Green said this final projection was a contemporary new media work exploring the connections between landscape and place and would be screening at Noosa Junction station until mid-September.

The launch will be held today at 6pm at the Noosa Junction Transit Station with members of the community attending.

Friday forum

TODAY'S guest speakers at the Friday Environment Forum will be retired marine scientist Chris Crossland and Coolum District Coast Care president Leigh Warneminde who will be discussing the outcomes of a south-east Queensland forum, State of The Sea 2012, which involves scientists, fishermen, divers, coastal managers, students and the community sharing information regarding the current status of the marine environment. …

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