Archive for the ‘Public Holidays’ Category

Happy Easter

Well, it’s Easter-Eve, so (most) of us are preparing for some sort of break, whilst some of us with school-aged children may also be on holidays.  Here on the Sunshine Coast, we are so blessed with so much to do on our doorstep, it doesn’t matter if you can’t get away on holidays, you can have a fabulous ‘Staycation’ at home!

Below are just a few of the many things to … Read the full post »

10 Holiday Activity Ideas

Just for something different this week and keeping in mind many of you are still on holidays, we have put a list together of things to do on the Sunshine Coast over the summer holidays – some of the activities are FREE, and all are FUN!

Climb Mount Coolum – if you haven’t already done this, put this at the top of your list. It is a relatively easy climb … Read the full post »

Seasons Greetings

As the year draws to a close, we reflect upon what a challenging and indeed strange year 2020 has been; our team here at Wright Place stayed positive throughout the lockdown periods, practiced social distancing, and continued to service our clients during this time, even if it meant doing some things a little differently.  Haven’t we all learned a lot, about ourselves, our values, and how resilient we can be … Read the full post »

Embrace Increased Freedom!

Good news – the Queensland State Government is easing some COVID19 restrictions, allowing greater freedom of movement from Saturday May 2.  This is welcome news for Queensland residents, with national parks now being open to the public, and people once again allowed to picnic – we can get out there in the sunshine and soak up this glorious autumnal weather…keeping social distancing requirements in mind.

From Saturday we can now:

Go … Read the full post »

Australia Day

This weekend we come together as a nation to celebrate Australia Day; the public holiday will be held on Monday.  There are many events being held across the Sunshine Coast to commemorate this day and bring us together as a community – from picnics, riding giant thongs in the surf and dunny races, through to backyard BBQs with family and friends, and maybe a game of cricket thrown in; there’s … Read the full post »

Happy New Year

Next week we welcome in a new decade…how exciting.  We hope you celebrate in style with your loved ones, and that much collective merriment will be enjoyed.  New Year is such a joyous time; people are filled with hope and optimism for the year ahead, and although many resolutions get broken, many also last the distance!  Make sure yours do.

The team here at Wright Place had a wonderful Christmas, and … Read the full post »

Season’s Greetings

With only a few more sleeps until Santa makes a visit, the team here at Wright Place extended the warmest wishes to you and your loved ones over the festive season.  Wherever you happen to be celebrating the day – make sure it’s filled with joy, yummy food, laughter, and goodwill.

If you are travelling on the roads, please take your time, check your vehicle thoroughly, including tyres so you reach … Read the full post »

Christmas Tree Trends

When it comes to the festive season are you sick of the sight of an overstuffed, over-adorned home full of kitsch and outdated clutter? You’re not alone.

More and more people are seeking out minimalist versions of the traditional Christmas tree, and you might be surprised to learn it’s one of the top five searches on Google when it comes to home Christmas styling.

And it’s not just those with limited space … Read the full post »

Christmas Activities

December is here…so the countdown begins until the robust red fella pops into our homes with a sack full of goodies for those that behaved.  For many, Christmas is a well-earned break; a time to spend with family and friends and reflect on the year that was and the year ahead.  Some of you will be going away no doubt; but many of you will be staying home…and when you … Read the full post »

ANZAC Day

Tomorrow as a nation, we collectively commemorate our most important national occasion – ANZAC Day; where we take the time to reflect on the sacrifices young men and women have made and continue to make for our country.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will … Read the full post »

Happy Easter

It feels like we’ve just dusted off Christmas and New Year celebrations, and here we are on the eve of the Easter weekend!

The Sunshine Coast will be absolutely packed with most accommodation houses full, good news for those in the hospitality industry – Easter is one of the Coast’s peak tourism times, with thousands flocking here for the great weather, stunning beaches, and relaxed vibe.

If you are looking for something … Read the full post »

Australia Day Celebrations

This Saturday Australia celebrates Australia Day in various ways, with many enjoying BBQ’s at the beach, in the backyard, or at community locations.

In and around the local area there are heaps of things to do, including family-friendly activities for all ages.

The annual Coolum Beach Australia Day at Tickle Park kicks off at 6:30am with the Lioness breakfast in the park and is a fun-filled day of entertainment, including the 12:00pm … Read the full post »

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