Regional News

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Council candidate says region missing out on Olympic bid

premium_icon Council candidate says region missing out on Olympic bid

A future candidate for Noosa Council says it should join forces with 10 other councils in the bid for the 2032 South East Queensland Olympics.

Dangerous object found in Christmas parade lolly

premium_icon Dangerous object found in Christmas parade lolly

Organisers have warned parents to check their sweets.

Yurol Forest leads way on koalas

premium_icon Yurol Forest leads way on koalas

Conservation draft strategy lauds Noosa example as the way to go forward.

‘Heatwave’ continues after record-breaking temperatures

premium_icon ‘Heatwave’ continues after record-breaking temperatures

A heatwave is expected to plague the Sunshine Coast this week after the region sweltered through temperatures up to 10 degrees above average yesterday.

Sun 8 Dec 2019

Sky News rolls out program to keep our region informed

Sky News rolls out program to keep our region informed

Having grown up and worked in country areas, journalist Peter Gleeson will bring his passion for the regions to a new hour-long program on Sky News next year.

Tasting the Tweed’s diverse foodie offerings

premium_icon Tasting the Tweed’s diverse foodie offerings

We’re on a long weekend epicurean adventure in a golden triangle of uncrowded beaches, diverse farmland and remnant rainforest.

Overcoming true adversity to reflect life of adventure

premium_icon Overcoming true adversity to reflect life of adventure

Kelvin Mickelson’s life can only be described as one you’d see in the movies. A child born with every excuse not to succeed proved just how wrong labels are.

How we went from one tiny store to an empire supporting 400

premium_icon How we went from one tiny store to an empire supporting 400

How two former bankers stepped into small business and 26 years later amassed a Sunshine Coast IGA empire that supports 400 staff.

Mayoral bid brewing - 30 coffees in 30 days

premium_icon Mayoral bid brewing - 30 coffees in 30 days

Mayoral challenger Clare Stewart taps in to Noosa’s double strength coffee culture.

Sat 7 Dec 2019

Light show to replace fireworks at New Year’s Eve event

premium_icon Light show to replace fireworks at New Year’s Eve event

The event has joined a growing list of fireworks-free festivities in the wake of devastating fires and weather conditions.

Woman injured trying to stop moving vehicle

premium_icon Woman injured trying to stop moving vehicle

Paramedics are treating a woman who was reportedly jammed between a car and a wall when she tried to stop the moving vehicle.

How people power could help keep a child rapist in jail

premium_icon How people power could help keep a child rapist in jail

Bruce Morcombe weighs in on why a Queensland community's push is important in changing sentencing outcomes.

Set a goal that can spark joy in your life

premium_icon Set a goal that can spark joy in your life

It is that time of year when many of us start to assess what went on for the past 12 months, and we start to look ahead too.

Gympie Gold Rush Swim Meet

premium_icon Gympie Gold Rush Swim Meet

QUEENSLAND'S next generation of swimming superstars stars will converge on the Gympie Aquatic and Recreation Centre.

Mayor says short-stay reforms ‘won’t rock economy’

premium_icon Mayor says short-stay reforms ‘won’t rock economy’

Mayor answers short-stay critic who happens to be standing against him.

‘Dodgy brothers’ con elderly victims of $70k

premium_icon ‘Dodgy brothers’ con elderly victims of $70k

They betrayed the trust and vulnerability of people they stole from or conned into paying exorbitantly high prices for badly done home maintenance work.

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Wools-Cobb eager to press on at Open

premium_icon Wools-Cobb eager to press on at Open

Maroochy River’s Shae Wools-Cobb says he has exceeded all expectations by making his first Australian Open cut and is confident he can maintain the form.

Freed Aussie toolie ‘very sorry’

premium_icon Freed Aussie toolie ‘very sorry’

Toolie Zac Whiting has been released from a Bali jail cell a week after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting a security guard.

Family ‘distraught’ after fire tears down hinterland home

premium_icon Family ‘distraught’ after fire tears down hinterland home

IN PHOTOS: A Sunshine Coast family has lost everything after their home was “demolished” by a raging fire yesterday afternoon.

Pardon trial: Hypnosis expert denies memory changed

premium_icon Pardon trial: Hypnosis expert denies memory changed

A Noosa councillor’s defence team questioned an expert in hypnotherapy on whether an alleged child sex victim’s memories could be fake.

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