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Man shot by police following fatal stabbing west of Gympie

Police are investigating following an alleged homicide and subsequent police shooting in Kilkivan, More

Fishing report: Jasper’s big reef haul

We've finally enjoyed a run of good weather, with beautiful sunny days and More

Major bank to relocate town’s only branch

A big four bank is set to relocate its only remaining branch in More

Upgrades for three busy intersections on main road

Works have started on improving a trio of intersections on bustling Nicklin Way. The More

‘Heartbroken’: roadside cafe closes its doors after council battle

The owners of a roadside coffee shop say they are “heartbroken” after being More

New deputy mayor appointed as Natoli makes first address

The new Sunshine Coast Council has held its post-election meeting, with Councillor Maria Suarez to serve as the region’s new deputy mayor. Cr Suarez, who will serve under new mayor Rosanna Natoli, thanked her fellow councillors for supporting her nomination. “I’d like to recognise the vast experience and leadership of all More

Community notes: leadership expert releases new book

Sunshine Coast-based workplace and leadership expert Dr Brenda Jamnik has released a new book, More

Crane arrival marks new heights for hospital construction

The skyline of new Maroochydore CBD is transforming with the arrival of a More

Jane Stephens: why I prefer positivity

Happiness is only real when shared. A candle’s light is not dimmed by More

Residents waiting years on claims after 2022 floods

Two years on, some Queenslanders devastated by floods are still waiting on their More

‘Desperate’ rail plan criticised but what’s the alternative?

The state Opposition has pilloried the state government for its ‘off-track’ plan for More

‘Game-changer’: 11km of upgraded highway officially opens

A $662 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway between the Sunshine Coast and More

Plans revealed for ‘vibrant’ new farmers markets

The developer of a booming masterplanned community has announced plans to open a More

Why our region is obsessed with camping and caravanning

The director of one of the region’s biggest expos has revealed why he More

Teen motorcyclist killed in highway crash

Police are investigating a fatal motorbike crash at Yandina this morning. Initial investigations indicate More

Coast man ‘shaking’ after claiming $50m Lotto win

A Sunshine Coast man has swapped his morning cereal for champagne to celebrate More

New pool opens as centre upgrade continues

A new purpose-built indoor heated pool has opened at one of the region's More

Calls to release findings on ‘over-loved’ beach hotspot

There are growing calls for the release of a long-awaited study that will More

$15m wave: visitors to The Aussies set to boost businesses

The country's biggest surf lifesaving carnival is expected to give the local economy More

Water sports store to close after 15 years

A long-standing local water sports equipment business at a high-profile location has announced More

Inspirational amputee prepares to launch debut book

An inspirational Sunshine Coast figure known for her resilience and business success following More

Stealth machine: Navy submarine slips by

Keen-eyed residents of Caloundra have been surprised by an unusual sight off the More

‘One of the region’s most impressive homes’ on the market

A new Mediterranean-inspired property has been labelled ‘one of a kind’ on the More

‘Cruel’ cuts to program for young mums denied

A local federal MP says a life-changing program supporting young Sunshine Coast mums More

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Sunshine Coast Forecast

Crash hotspot Pigsty Hill set for revamp

A notorious stretch of road in the Sunshine Coast hinterland is set to More

Crews practise ocean rescues in spectacular training exercises

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter rescue crews have created plenty of buzz over the More

Fourth-term councillor elected as new deputy mayor

The members of Noosa’s new council have elected the shire’s new deputy mayor. Mayor More

New service to cut time in hospital for hundreds of women

A new health service is set to benefit hundreds of Sunshine Coast women More

4WD groups call for more options amid insurance hikes

The administrator of a popular all-female adventure group says national parks will be More

Development groups merge and welcome new board

Development groups from the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay have merged and formed More

Latest news: truck crashes; weekend weather

Saturday, April 13, 10.15am: A stable male patient was transported to Sunshine Coast More

Sami Muirhead: bleak times caked in joy

The world is topsy-turvy and a little less bright of late. Catherine, Princess of More

Down to the wire: puppy saved after eating deadly snack

A Staffy pup has found luck at the end of the rainbow, after More

‘Recipe for disaster’: van explosion sparks warning

An explosion caused by a faulty cooking appliance has prompted the state's resources More

Council trials smart bins in bid to keep tourist hubs tidy

Noosa Council is testing a new waste management system within crowded Hastings Street More

Your say: new council, illegal camping, Bonza and more

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‘Heart of gold’: tributes flow for developer, philanthropist

Tributes are flowing for a Sunshine Coast man whose influence has been felt More

Illegal camping clampdown ramps up at tourism hub

Noosa Council's clampdown on illegal campers has intensified, with the issuing of 40 More

Fishing report: Easter long weekend delivers

The weather gods have finally smiled upon the Sunshine Coast, delivering some awesome More

What’s happening with huge block on Nicklin Way?

A prominent health service still can’t confirm its plans for a large site More

Jane Stephens: time to address kids’ exposure to social media

At 18, you get to vote and drink alcohol. At 17, you get to More

B2B column: Parental alienation and the law

Parental alienation involves psychological manipulation where one parent encourages a child to reject More

‘Perfect waterfront canvas’: final blocks selling at prestigious estate

As far as vacant land on the Sunshine Coast goes, this block is More

Beachgoers go for Sunshine over Gold at Easter

Almost three times as many people converged on the beaches of the Sunshine More

New-look Sunshine Coast and Noosa councils get to work

A new era has started on the Sunshine Coast and Noosa, where new More

Council

Locals to have their say on array of projects

Sunshine Coast residents will be able to provide feedback on a variety of More

Data shows how major events are boosting region

An increasing number of people are visiting the Sunshine Coast for a range More

Coast’s cultural diversity to be celebrated

The Sunshine Coast's multicultural communities will be celebrated at a range of events More

Business

Growing sportswear label opening new Coast store

A popular Australian-owned and operated sportswear brand is set to open on the More

Tenders open to operate whale-watching tours

A rare opportunity to operate a whale-watching business in a renowned marine park More

Coast operators go for gold in Australian Tourism Awards

Two leading Sunshine Coast tourism operators will compete against Australia’s best in the More

Learning

UniSC researchers share tips for a grounded childhood

Two University of the Sunshine Coast education experts have urged parents not to More

$24m coup for UniSC to lead new research centre

A Queensland-based research collaboration, led by the University of the Sunshine Coast, has More

Uni student discovers new passions in overseas program

A Sunshine Coast woman's love for research and writing has been rediscovered among More

Community

Funding on way to health, hospice and youth projects

Nine Sunshine Coast charities will share in almost $139,000 in grants from the More

Five generations mark special family occasion

Five generations of the same family have gathered to mark 100 years between More

Retiree reaches new heights in television series

A Sunshine Coast 64-year-old will show the world that age is just a More

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Man shot by police following fatal stabbing west of Gympie

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Fishing report: Jasper’s big reef haul

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