Regional News

Sun 19 Jan 2020

'Too dangerous': Massive blaze torches classic home

premium_icon 'Too dangerous': Massive blaze torches classic home

Firefighters were forced to use chainsaws to cut the walls of a classic home as it was razed by fire overnight in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Head, spinal injuries in swimming hole nightmare

premium_icon Head, spinal injuries in swimming hole nightmare

UPDATE: A rescue chopper has been called to a popular Sunshine Coast swimming hole where three people were injured on rocks.

Time’s up for climate deniers

premium_icon Time’s up for climate deniers

Bill Hoffman argues we’ve run out of time to tolerate those in the way of a meaningful response to a national crisis.

‘Very little to gain’ from SEQ Olympic bid

premium_icon ‘Very little to gain’ from SEQ Olympic bid

Noosa’s Mayor has backed the decision not to be part of the Council of Mayors in their Olympic bid, despite public quizzing.

‘Daunting’: Mum loses battle to save family home

premium_icon ‘Daunting’: Mum loses battle to save family home

The home Carolyn Thomson made treasured family memories in will be auctioned off by the State Government without a reserve retainer price in a bid to finalise a...

Police, rangers are monitoring Fraser Island

premium_icon Police, rangers are monitoring Fraser Island

Covert operations are being undertaken involving police and rangers targeting interactions between dingoes and humans.

ANGER: News of dingo feedings met with frustration

premium_icon ANGER: News of dingo feedings met with frustration

THE news that two people have been fined for feeding dingoes on Fraser Island has been met with frustration.

Fri 17 Jan 2020

How much child care costs are soaring in your suburb

premium_icon How much child care costs are soaring in your suburb

The new child care subsidy was supposed to take pressure off parents, but costs have continued to rise. SEE HOW MUCH IN YOUR SUBURB

Desperate ciggie craving sparks violent trolley tirade

premium_icon Desperate ciggie craving sparks violent trolley tirade

A desire for cigarettes pushed a drunk man to hurl trolleys around a shopping complex and abuse a bunch of workers who stood between him and his nicotine hit.

Workers fined $266 for ‘thoughtful’ act

premium_icon Workers fined $266 for ‘thoughtful’ act

“I’d rather leave that car park for customers and tourists”: chef Shane Bailey.

Ginger frenzy as festival spices up Yandina

premium_icon Ginger frenzy as festival spices up Yandina

The Ginger Flower and Food Festival is set to inspire 8000 ginger lovers over the next three days.

Elderly man with dementia found in drain after search

Elderly man with dementia found in drain after search

UPDATE: An 87-year-old man who was reported missing in Maroochydore has been found in a storm water drain after he failed to return home last night.

’Toothless’ election watchdog puts bite on ‘misleading’ claims

premium_icon ’Toothless’ election watchdog puts bite on ‘misleading’...

A council election watchdog finds in favour of Noosa Council but defiant candidate says she ‘will not be silenced’.

Landcare leader eyes fertile political offshoot

premium_icon Landcare leader eyes fertile political offshoot

Noosa Landcare leaders stand for council after three decades of public service.

Mum’s shock excuse for ignoring sick family dog

premium_icon Mum’s shock excuse for ignoring sick family dog

A mother who ignored the failing health of her sick, vomiting dog for months has received a shock punishment in court.

Award-winning Qld dairy slams hospital milk tender

premium_icon Award-winning Qld dairy slams hospital milk tender

The State Government is under fire for awarding a statewide hospital milk tender to French and Chinese-owners over an award-winning Sunshine Coast dairy.

‘Cowardly’ reason for jealous girlfriend’s brutal attack

premium_icon ‘Cowardly’ reason for jealous girlfriend’s brutal attack

WATCH: The nursing student pushed her victim onto the road before wrapping her legs around her head and punching her in the violent attack.

Buyers up and running for super summer auction weekend

premium_icon Buyers up and running for super summer auction weekend

Leading Noosa agents prepare for hot weekend of auctions with three properties already snapped up and $10m in sales in 24 hours as a summer warmer

United front ‘fractures’ on sustainable tourism

premium_icon United front ‘fractures’ on sustainable tourism

Noosa has hit a few ‘bumps’ as groups looks to ramp up its push for more sustainable tourism.

REVEALED: When $85m beachside village set to start

premium_icon REVEALED: When $85m beachside village set to start

Approvals pending, the developers behind a bold new $85 million residential and retail project in a once-sleepy Sunshine Coast town have revealed a start date.

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