Ashley Robinson OAM

Monday, February 26

It’s rare for me to go to the races at Corbould Park without MC-ing a charity event, or being involved in some sort of corporate thing, but I paid a visit yesterday and was reminded what a great way it was to spend a Sunday afternoon. I spent some time with CEO John Miller and […]

Tuesday, February 20

It was a tough night at the office last night at the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Forum. It was not what I expected – candidates making motherhood statements, but no opportunity to refute anything they said. Fool me for not paying attention. I thought there would have been questions regarding parking in Caloundra CBD […]

Thursday, February 15

ELECTORAL Commission Queensland conducted the draw at Forest Glen yesterday for the order candidates’ names will appear on ballot papers for the  Sunshine Coast Council mayoral elections, which start with pre-polling from March 4 and then on Election Day, March 16. There were also draws for the order of names of candidates in each of the […]

Tuesday, February 13

PLANS to walk the full length of Bulcock Street yesterday and talk with every business – owners and staff – about things they would like to change became a little unstuck for a good reason. Everyone was keen to chat and all had strong views about the issues that mattered to them and were keen […]

Monday, February 12

Great afternoon yesterday listening to passionate people expressing their fears about the potential impact of proposed increases to tonnage from the Hanson quarry outside Glass House. It’s clear – and becoming clearer across the region – that the current Sunshine Coast Council just hasn’t got its communication with residents right. Hanson operates the quarry under […]

Thursday, February 8, 2024

I spent yesterday morning with Michael Burke from Lavender Co – an amazing independent living group in Yandina and Buderim. While I was there I was chatting to one of their wonderful carers and noticed his name – Cam Grant, one of the famous Grant family from the Sunshine Coast and Maroochy Rugby. I also caught up with Lavender Co’s […]

Thursday February 1, 2024

Yesterday I spent time with Dolphins assistant coach Kristian Woolf during a visit to the Coast by officials of the NRL team. You’re probably aware that the Dolphins, who made such an impressive debut last year, will be playing a Pre-Season Challenge match against the Titans at Sunshine Coast Stadium on Sunday, February 18. Kristian […]