Regional News

Thu 16 Jul 2020

Post war home destroyed in late-night blaze

premium_icon Post war home destroyed in late-night blaze

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a raging fire which destroyed a post war Sunshine Coast home late last night. SEE THE PHOTOS

Uniform Cooroy kindness all stitched up

premium_icon Uniform Cooroy kindness all stitched up

A group of crafty women are using the trouser legs of old uniforms donated by Australia Zoo staff to good use.

Staffer sacked over Mason’s death ‘accidentally rehired’

premium_icon Staffer sacked over Mason’s death ‘accidentally rehired’

Not only did the Child Safety Department fail tragic tot Mason Lee in every way possible, it now faces claims it couldn’t even discipline its staff properly.

Singer avoids jail after stabbing former partner

premium_icon Singer avoids jail after stabbing former partner

A singer songwriter has avoided jail time after stabbing her former partner with a knife.

Mayor pulls pin after two years of TAFE negotiations

premium_icon Mayor pulls pin after two years of TAFE negotiations

After council’s turbulent journey to purchase an idle TAFE building, Mayor Clare Stewart has made a move to discontinue negotiations with the estate.

Teen’s job on the line after licence bid knocked back

premium_icon Teen’s job on the line after licence bid knocked back

A Sunshine Coast dad says his 15-year-old son’s first job is on the line after an application for an early licence was rejected.

‘Disgusting’ plastic shock leads tradies to help save planet

premium_icon ‘Disgusting’ plastic shock leads tradies to help save planet

An “eye-opening” trip to Bali pushed two Sunshine Coast tradies to start their sustainable and ethical sporting brand.

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Child sex teacher claims cops stuffed up, juror went rogue

premium_icon Child sex teacher claims cops stuffed up, juror went rogue

Claims of a botched police investigation and a rogue juror who alleged they were bullied into delivering a guilty verdict are among the shocking allegations

Print site’s survival boosts spirits of Coast town

premium_icon Print site’s survival boosts spirits of Coast town

A decision to keep open a major employer in a small Coast town has buoyed its business community.

Traffic headache for drivers after truck rollover

premium_icon Traffic headache for drivers after truck rollover

Traffic was halted on the Sunshine Coast after a truck carrying an excavator rolled.

Learning to be bush smart in Belli Creek

premium_icon Learning to be bush smart in Belli Creek

A $30,000 three-year commitment from the Cooroy and Pomona Bendigo Banks makes world of difference at bush campus.

WATCH: Chris vs Liam Hemsworth on Queensland sand dunes

premium_icon WATCH: Chris vs Liam Hemsworth on Queensland sand dunes

The Hemsworth brothers have put their competitive streak to the test during their Queensland beach trip.

FINE MESS: Coast’s 11 worst SPER debt hot spots

premium_icon FINE MESS: Coast’s 11 worst SPER debt hot spots

Almost 30,000 Sunshine Coast residents owe more than $55 million in State Government debts, new data has revealed. SEE THE SUBURB BREAKDOWN

Travel hot spots for travellers seeking winter escape

premium_icon Travel hot spots for travellers seeking winter escape

With travellers itching to get a Queensland winter escape, a new report has revealed five Coast suburbs in the top destinations.

Crunch time for party houses as ban decision arrives

premium_icon Crunch time for party houses as ban decision arrives

More than $3 million has been spent to prepare the guidelines intended to shape Noosa’s future.

Arrests made as cops struggle to contain wild teen parties

premium_icon Arrests made as cops struggle to contain wild teen parties

Major social distancing and safety concerns have been raised after up to 200 teenagers were caught gathering for wild parties at Coast parks.

Time for a brew as iconic pub unveils fresh new look

premium_icon Time for a brew as iconic pub unveils fresh new look

One of the Coast's oldest pubs has reopened with a bang, with a fresh new look enticing locals for a brew. TAKE A LOOK INSIDE

Teenage boys arrested with shotgun after car crash

premium_icon Teenage boys arrested with shotgun after car crash

AN ALLEGED late-night crime spree resulted in a car crash and two teens arrested for stealing a shotgun and ammunition.

Local groms ready to rip in as serious surfing is back

premium_icon Local groms ready to rip in as serious surfing is back

Surf comps are back and leading the charge with a home break advantage are a couple of talented Coast groms.

Accused killer’s dad sent blurry medical document to lawyer

premium_icon Accused killer’s dad sent blurry medical document to lawyer

THE man, charged over an alleged fatal assault at Ballina, had hoped the court would allow his family to visit him in hospital.

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