Playford reviewing system to stem council complaints

Retired mayor Noel Playford is to form a local government review panel to ensure complaints against serving councillors are handled in a transparent manner.

New councillors ready to start work

NEWCOMERS will be assigned their roles within council this Thursday

Sailors defend title in China

Maryborough Easter Sailing Regatta - 125's Swish and Oddly Enough. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

A team of sailors from the Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club left for China

Green Army to head to Kin Kin

GREEN ARMY: The Green Army participant Michael Helerdine maintaining the trees in the Barolin Nature Reserve. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Six Mile and Kin Kin catchments are about to face a green invasion

Flood map reveals Noosa’s future

The coastal flood mapping for Noosa Heads.

Noosa flood maps from climate change revealed

Noosa Council set to fly rainbow flag

Event organiser Robin Bristow with Noosa Shire Councillor Frank Wilkie. Photo Sophie Meixner / Buderim Chronicle

Noosa will be flying the rainbow flag for equal rights.

Sticking it to speeders racing on local streets

The safety wheelie bin stickers to remind Noosa drivers to slow down.

A safety sticker on roadside bins will save lives.

Jail for real estate boss

Noosaville real estate agent boss will spend 14 months in jail

Tough mother celebrates with mud and mayhem

READY TO RACE: Tinbeerwah mum Melissa Kelsey has been climbing Mt Cooroora with her son Fletcher in preparation for the Tough Mudder course.

Tinbeerwah mum takes on Tough Mudder for her 40th and Mother's Day

Anzac spirit burns bright

BIG EVENT: Thousands paid their respects at the Tewantin-Noosa Ceremony.

About 4,000 people turned out to see the Tewantin Anzac Day march.

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MY SAY: Nothing funny about weddings

Sunshine Coast Daily deputy editor and columnist Damian Bathersby.

HANDS up if you cry at weddings

OUR SAY: Recipe for heart health

Fresh vegetables

Peter is banking on staying active as a recipe for staying alive.

LETTER: Biosecurity laws must be upheld in Australia

Territory DPIF officers demonstrate how to test cattle for foot and mouth disease following their participation in the biosecurity pilot training program. Photo Mark Wilton / Rural Weekly

The biosecurity regulations and policies are there to protect

OPINION: Suicide statistics cannot be ignored

Sunshine Coast Newspaper CompanyStaff JournalistKathy SundstromPhoto: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

I look at the photos of these people and wonder what happened.

OPINION: Refugee policy shames us all for our silence

Bill Hoffman, staff.Photo Lisa Williams153801

Fortunately good people have always been willing to stand up

MY SAY: Prime Minister, I am watching you

Columnist Caroline Hutchinson.

IS IT just me or have you never had your house bombed?

VIDEO: Berserker man, 49, charged after four-hour siege

Man charged with serious assault of a police officer, making threats

Workmates credited with saving man from certain death

THANK YOU: Bruce O'Grady in the centre with (clockwise from left) Trent Court, Chris Aiken, Dale Ward and Scott Blackwell.

BRUCE O’Grady does not remember the morning of January 25, 2016.

Donations stolen from Eidsvold house fire family

TWO-year-old Austin Cotterill Remains in a critical condition following a house fire in Eidsvold on Tuesday.

Boy remains critical at Lady Cilteno Children's Hospital

Man freed day after forcing family to flee in terror

Glenn Brian Tidyman, 43, (with face covered) leaves Maroochydore Watch House after being granted bail on charges of common assault and entering a dwelling with intent by break at night using violence.

Woman and her children flee home in terror.

Unitywater staff vote to strike

17/08/06 159020a Water Glasses for Saturday's cost of water story.

KEY Unitywater staff appear headed to industrial action.

Terri Irwin 'sacks' Australia Zoo general manager

Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin outside the Africa exhibit when it opened in 2011.

Frank Muscillo is married to Steve Irwin's sister Joy

WATCH: Father, son kept AK47s for killing dingoes

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QUEENSLAND'S biggest gun case has come to an end in Gladstone.

Audit finds Gillard farm loans hampered by inexperience

Prime Minister Julia Gillard

Major farm loans hamstrung by lack of departmental experience

Morrison hints budget is for those wanting to "get ahead"

Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, April 29, 2016.

Scott Morrison has given a hint on the focus of his first budget

Baby echidna attacked by chickens rescued by Taronga Zoo

A supplied image obtained Friday, April 29, 2016. A baby echidna is making a remarkable recovery at Taronga Zoo, after being attacked by chickens in a family’s backyard.

Taronga Zoo steps up to protect baby echidna from mean chickens

Australian woman believed to be kidnapped in Afghanistan

A supplied image obtained Friday, April 29, 2016 of Australian aid worker Katherine (Kerry) Jane Wilson. The Perth woman was reportedly taken by a group of armerd men in military uniforms from her office in the city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan. Her father has issued an emotional plea for her safe return.

Father of an woman apparently kidnapped has pleaded for her return

Images show impact of Vanuatu quake

The aftermath of the quake. Photo / Facebook page of Vanuatu Daily Post

The quake struck 31km east of Lakatoro and was at a depth of 10km.

Fury as London mayor claims Hitler a 'Zionist'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to deny the party had a “problem with anti-Semitism” after Ken Livingstone, one of his oldest political allies, suggested Adolf Hitler was a Zionist.

Labor leader forced to suspend friend from party after MPs anger

M'boro mum wants to nit-pick for a living

Lauren Wilson hopes to open a head-lice removal business and remove the stigma around nits.

Lauren Wilson hopes to open a head-lice removal business.

‘Puppy’ and Bella reunited after piñata Spotlight adventures

Spotlight staff member Kerrie Gomboc with Bella and mum Tara Birse and her toy puppy she was reunited with. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Staff at Spotlight posed the pup in a series of creative photos

10 years on, Maccas burger, fries still very preserved

It may be 10 years old, but this burger still hasn't gone mouldy. Photo / Reddit

Image of 10 year old burger and fries enough to make you shudder

MY SAY: Sorry America, you have it all wrong

So here I present to you my comprehensive (though certainly not exclusive) list of the 10 things seriously weird about the United States of America.

Journalist Sophie Meixner highlights some flaws she's found in USA.

He's ready to bare it all and wax that hairy back

Maryborough's Russell Booth and partner Charmaine Bailey - Russell is getting his back waxed at Pubfest to raise money for charity. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Maryborough man has volunteered to have his entire back waxed

Govt commission endorses Aussies bypassing geo-blockers

In the draft report on intellectual property issues, the commission found Australians got less digital service at higher cost than people in places such as the US.

PEOPLE who use software to avoid geo-blockers on online cont

Sylvester Stallone set for TV mafia role

Sylvester Stallone will play a mafia boss in a new TV series.

The Ninjas’ mission is to rock

NEW SINGLE: The Ninjas, including former Coast lad Josh Stewart, will play Solbar, Maroochydore, tonight, and are sure to play their latest offering, Morphine.

Coast is happy hunting ground to lure more fans.

Coast band Pop Cult to open Big Pineapple Festival

Sunshine Coast band Pop Cult will play the Big Pineapple Festival.

Pop Cult to open Big Pineapple Festival.

Charlie Sheen restraining order lifted

Charlie Sheen.

Charlie Sheen has had a restraining order against him lifted

Rehearsal logistics mayhem

LAUGH IT UP: Ian Rix and John Woodrow can't see the joke but Ruth Montgomery and Val Woodrow can in Don't I Know You From Somewhere?

All hands on deck for show

New Sunshine Coast CBD set to be ‘30-minute’ city

BIG PLANS: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

The new Maroochydore CBD is being hailed as blueprint for new plan

YOUR SAY: Cheer up job seekers, options are changing fast

TalentVine founder and managing director Justin Falk Photo Nicky Moffat / Sunshine Coast Daily

In another five years, what skills will be needed on the coast?

Oaks Hotels gives uni students a fresh start

EFFORTS REWARDED: At Oaks Hotels and Resorts’ head office in Maroochydore are (from left) general manager of people, Anne-Marie Burges, HR coordinator Nikita DeCourcy, admin coordinator Jemma Starrett and marketing coordinator Kendyl Dyer.

NEVER underestimate the value of a casual conversation, says Kendyl.

Kidman sale knocked back as "not in national interest"

An undated supplied image of cattle at one of the Ord Valley Muster events near Kununurra in the East Kimberley.

Treasurer has all but knocked back current Kidman deal

Nurofen, Colgate hit with millions in fines

The Nurofen "specific pain" range

Pain relief maker accused of misleading consumers

Mayor backs new bid to highlight job opportunities

Mayor Mark Jamieson said job security was one of the biggest issues on the Sunshine Coast.

'My sense is that job security is still one of the biggest issues'