- Last updated:
- 04 Nov 2021
The Sunshine Coast is a diverse community and home to many cultures who choose to call this region home.
One in every five people are born overseas, representing 156 countries, 45 faiths and 96 languages.
So remember you are not alone as you settle in!
Each year we also welcome over 2,000 new citizens, host over 3,000 international students and at least 230,000 international visitors.
To learn more about the diversity of your local area, visit the SBS Census Explorer.
Important things to do after you arrive
This is a helpful check list to help you understand the important things you must do in your first weeks
Shopping and eating out
Find out where you can purchase food you are used to, what to eat and drink
Council services and support
Council provides various services to the public. Find out about pet ownership, waste and recycling and much more