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Sunshine Coast: A sweet slice of foodie paradise

By Explore
Updated March 4 2021 - 2:08pm, first published February 28 2021 - 2:08pm

The Big Pineapple still rises ripely just off the Bruce Highway as it cuts up the Sunshine Coast. Since it opened in 1971, the large fibreglass fruit has stood as a symbol of the fertile lands that flow from the hinterland down to the beaches in this part of South East Queensland. But there’s something more complex to the symbolism these days.

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