HAPPEN to catch the first sunrise of the new season today?

Of course not, that would be ridiculous.

Luckily, someone was quick enough to beat the sun out of bed this morning so you didn't have to.

In just one minute, you see the giant glowing ball peak first above the horizon then break through the clouds.

The roving reporter plonked himself down on the edge of the water at Mooloolaba Esplanade on the Sunshine Coast, filming from 5.30am to 6.30am.

We have cut it back so you can watch the best bits.

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