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Fire fight intensifies as paradise burns

Firefighters on Fraser Island are preparing for another testing day battling a massive bushfire that has destroyed almost half of the world-heritage-listed national park. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has ordered a review into the Department of Environment and Queensland Fire and Emergency Service response to the blaze, which has razed 81,500 hectares. It More

Australia won’t rush to roll out vaccine like UK

The federal government has welcomed the approval of a coronavirus vaccine by Britain, More

‘Ugliest house’ sells for $1.2M, but took 16 years

What's believed to be the longest-listed house in Sunshine Coast history has finally More

Budget bonus: Find out who gets what on the Coast

The Sunshine Coast has been promised billions of dollars in infrastructure, more investment More

Tasmania opens borders to nation after nine months

Tasmania is open to all states and territories for the first time in More

Coast homeowners switch banks in cashback bonanza

Sunshine Coast homeowners are scoring thousands of dollars from banks amid a surge More

‘We’ve turned the corner’, says Reserve Bank chief

Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe believes the economy has turned a More

‘Urban resort’ inspired by the 1970s earns Coast builder a national crown

A Pelican Waters builder has hit the nail on the head with a sleek 1970s-inspired "urban resort", recently crowned the best in Australia. Anthony Stopka of Platinum Residential Designer Homes took on the big wigs and won at the 2020 Master Builders Australia Awards, claiming best individual home ($500,000 to More

Weather forecaster predicts Christmas miracle on Coast

Summer officially starts to sizzle Tuesday and most weather experts are predicting we’re More

Cricket offers girls new field of dreams

THE Sunshine Coast is at the forefront of a push to make cricket More

Basketball brothers’ formidable bond

COUNTLESS days of sibling rivalry have helped Jamaal and Darnell Robateau forge a More

Cash splash as national surf titles set for spectacular return

Organisers are now extremely confident one of Australia’s greatest and most historic sporting More

Why ‘sidewalk surfing’ is riding a new wave of popularity

Move over surfing — today’s kids on the Coast want to ride the More

Cashed-up buyers pounce on Coast property’s ‘holy grail’

Vacant beachfront land on the Sunshine Coast is a very rare commodity these More

Photo of the day

This is beautiful Alexandra Headland as you have never seen it before. Such stunning perspectives are nothing new for photographer Brett McIntosh though. He has turned them into an art form. See:

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Celebrating nurses who have cared for the Sunshine Coast

So much has changed since Glennis McAlpine became a nurse 47 years ago.  Today More

With parents kept at bay, nippers ride a new wave of confidence

COVID rules barring parents from junior training are creating a new wave of More

New rollercoaster, maze and tree-top fun for the Coast

Tourism will get a lift on the Sunshine Coast with three new attractions, More

Sunshine Coast’s bold new dawn in FREE media

This is the news the Sunshine Coast has been waiting for. The region is More

How mum lost 75kg and won gold in three sports

A Sunshine Coast mum who was 140kg has revealed how she took to More

Just how did State of Origin hero Cameron Munster go at cricket?

The big question was could State of Origin and Melbourne Storm rugby league More

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