Regional News

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Sewage in lake on the nose with mayoral candidate

premium_icon Sewage in lake on the nose with mayoral candidate

A blocked sewage pump at Lake Cooroibah over the weekend has resulted in Noosa infrastructure bogged down in local politics.

Grafton police shooting death inquiry begins

premium_icon Grafton police shooting death inquiry begins

Court to hear of alleged violent confrontation that ended in tragedy following a confrontation with police

Sensational claim council knew subbies not paid months ago

premium_icon Sensational claim council knew subbies not paid months ago

Calls are growing for an official investigation into the activities leading up to the collapse of Ri-Con

When rain will return to the southeast

premium_icon When rain will return to the southeast

After a few days of sunshine and hot temperatures, storms and showers are set to return to southeast Queensland — and last for several days.

Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

premium_icon Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

Hundreds of jobs across the state are at risk as General Motors prepares to wind down 160 years of Australian history.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘There was so much hate’: Sisters dragged into MKR scandal

premium_icon ‘There was so much hate’: Sisters dragged into MKR scandal

Qld's Kerry and Kaylene reveal the toll their confrontation with a fellow contestant caught up in a love triangle took on them while filming My Kitchen Rules.

‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

premium_icon ‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

Ted Bullpitt must be spinning in his grave – but it is too late for him to tell the boss of General Motors: “You’re not taking the Kingswood!”

‘Why am I here?’: Man accused of cyclist’s death

premium_icon ‘Why am I here?’: Man accused of cyclist’s death

The driver accused of causing Cameron Frewer’s death fronted court after a week-long manhunt with claims he was lost in the bush while heavily medicated.

WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

premium_icon WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

A snake catcher has warned of the dangers of letting cats outside after footage shows him catching a massive python who feasted on a family pet.

Australia: A land of gutless, corrupt politicians

Australia: A land of gutless, corrupt politicians

I hate a smoke-choked country, a land of charcoal plains, of gutless, corrupt politicians, of droughts and climate change.

Former commando’s brave PTSD journey

premium_icon Former commando’s brave PTSD journey

‘We were under fire and we had mass casualties. My life flashed before my eyes.’

Man trapped as tractor rolls on hinterland property

premium_icon Man trapped as tractor rolls on hinterland property

A man in his 70s has been taken to hospital after he was "pinned" under a tractor when it rolled on a Sunshine Coast hinterland property this morning.

‘Wipe them or leave them’: Renewed calls to dump $667 fines

premium_icon ‘Wipe them or leave them’: Renewed calls to dump $667 fines

“This is not fair.” A renewed push will be made this week to have controversial $667 parking fines levied on Sunshine Coast holiday makers thrown out.

Experts warn to brace for week of wet, wild weather

premium_icon Experts warn to brace for week of wet, wild weather

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast another week of wet weather on the Sunshine Coast, with storms and heavy rain to end the week.

Students named some of state’s brightest minds

premium_icon Students named some of state’s brightest minds

"I've worked really hard." Three Sunshine Coast school leavers have been named as some of 2019’s brightest minds after achieving top results.

Noosa golf pro back on track after emotional health scare

premium_icon Noosa golf pro back on track after emotional health scare

Noosa golf pro Jimmy Douris has been through more heartache than most. These days, he loves his golf and helping future sporting stars.

Correction and apology

Correction and apology

A story that ran online on Wednesday, February 12, titled “Ex-judge’s council campaign conflict revealed”, contained an error by the newspaper.

VIDEO: Gympie house destroyed in fiery blaze

premium_icon VIDEO: Gympie house destroyed in fiery blaze

A loud explosion could be heard moments before a Gympie house went up in flames on Sunday night.

Manhunt ends in arrest after week-long search

premium_icon Manhunt ends in arrest after week-long search

EXCLUSIVE: The man charged with killing cyclist and father-of-three Cam Frewer has been arrested after a week-long manhunt.

Message for MPs ahead of caucus meeting

premium_icon Message for MPs ahead of caucus meeting

A senior minister has echoed a message from the Premier as Labor MPs meet to thrash out contentious issues — including divisive deputy Jackie Trad.

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