Image Credit: "Unchartered Waters" - tara spicer art

The story of Mooloolaba shared by elders, historians, poets, musicians and other community keepers of knowledge. Storyteller and traditional custodian Lyndon Davis shares stories from his grandmother who lived on Mooloolaba Island in the 1920’s, former music makers and shakers reminisce the lively music scene of the 1980’s and local identities recall the events that shaped Mooloolaba into the tourist town of the present day. 

Lyndon Davis


Gubbi Gubbi /Kabi Kabi traditional custodian Lyndon Davis and his cousin Nathan Morgan shares stories of the Chillie family, culture and life in Mooloolaba.


Alan Carroll

Musician and music promoter Alan Carroll’s stories of the music scene in the 1980’s.


Donna Cannon

Image Credit: Donna Cannon's father Kevin (in beanie) on Mooloolaba beach 1980s. Photo courtesy of Donna Cannon

6th generation Sunshine Coaster, Donna developed a passion for family and Mooloolaba history from her Grandmother, Beryl Cannon. She continues to share this passion through the Facebook group – Coast Locals – Then & Now - an extensive data base of Sunshine Coast history and photos.


Dave Jewry

Dave Jewry first joined Mooloolaba SLSC in 1957. He’s a life member there and the current president of lifesaving.


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