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Who’s helping first home buyers achieve their great Aussie dream

Sunshine Coast first home buyers are turning to "the bank of mum and dad" for financial help as mortgage deposits hit $110,000 and entry level home prices crack the $550,000 mark. Experts say that the great Aussie dream would be out of reach in the current market without the support More

Vision for stadium revealed as funding push intensifies

There are renewed hopes the Federal Government will commit funding for a Sunshine More

With lifesavers like these, Alex is the safest beach

Beachgoers at Alexandra Headland will be glad to know they have the two More

Terri Irwin gives glimpse of her role has grandma

Terri Irwin has given a glimpse of her new role as a besotted More

Ex-policeman convicted of George Floyd’s murder

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murdering George Floyd, More

One left: penthouse with no set price opens to all offers

All bar one apartment within the Market Lane residential project at the new More

Writer to add a new chapter in history of lighthouses

Gazing out to sea, imagining romance, creating perfect endings. That’s all in store for More

All aboard: surfing rides a wonderful new wave of popularity

Carlene Sherwell doesn’t need a crystal ball to know what lies in the future of the beginner surfers going through their paces on the golden sands. She knows that the ocean will soon play a much larger role in their lives because she can see it plainly in their wide More

When pillow fights and chariot races thrilled crowds

The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, currently being staged on the Sunshine Coast, More

Give us a break: call to save ‘green buffer’

A battle is looming to keep the Sunshine Coast 'distinct' from Brisbane by More

Guided walks, Pilates for beginners and aquatic fun

As the Easter indulgence, wet weather and school holiday chaos comes to an More

The rising athlete who ‘found her fire’ in under 10s

For more than half her life, Stephanie Welsh has been on the run. The More

Great outdoors now much closer to home, survey finds

The Sunshine Coast and Noosa have ranked third in a list of dream More

Uni suburb in demand as buyers snap up townhouses

It's not just beach properties that are being snapped up, with only a More

Coast veterans can share stories at suicide inquiry

Sunshine Coast veterans and their families will have the chance to tell their More

Surf sports legends on show at Aussie carnival

There was a gold rush at the Australian Surf Life Saving Championship on More

Brain doctors reveal hidden dangers of contact sport

One of Queensland’s leading neuroscientists fears many head injuries are going unnoticed in More

Photo of the day

Reigning Nutri-Grain ironman champion Ali Day in action at the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships. He's hoping to claim the elusive national crown for the first time. Image: www.harvpix.com  

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Why Coast’s new high-speed connection is a game changer

The days of slow internet are ready to be relegated to the past More

Awards return to recognise excellence in business

The Sunshine Coast Business Awards are back in 2021 and the event will More

Auction jumps in $1m bids as vacant block hits record

Buyers competing for a rare oceanfront block of land battled to outdo each More

The surf ‘family’ that keeps The Aussies humming

They may not be the youngest or fittest on the beach at the More

Surf lifesaving masters enjoy return to competition

There was a blast from the past on Sunday when some of Australia's More

Speedy Tom shines under lights at The Aussies

Maroochydore surf lifesaver Tom Johnston showcased his speed at The Aussies, capping the More

Get ready to welcome Kiwis as travel bubble opens

The Sunshine Coast is rolling out the welcome mat and getting ready to More

Coast trial could boost melanoma survival

A new drug that could boost the survival rate of one of Australia's More

Theatre production charts race to the South Pole

Nambour’s Lind Theatre is set to stage its next production this month based More

Council

Wanted: young people keen to make a difference

The region is set to welcome a new era in local government and More

New traffic lanes open in congested tourism precinct

A key road in the heart of Mooloolaba has been widened to four More

Date set for public feedback on mass transit system

Public consultation on a future mass transit system for the Sunshine Coast will More

Business

Business women’s network to celebrate 21st awards

Supermarket chain owner Roz White has encouraged the community to nominate outstanding business More

Caloundra Chamber farewells hard-working CEO

Caloundra Chamber of Commerce chief executive officer, Olivia Sainsbury, is stepping down from More

Vantage builds a bright future for young workers

Sunshine Coast firm, Vantage Homes, is shaping the region's next generation of quality More

Learning

Groups bring the joy of reading to students

The start of a new school term can be both an exciting and More

Chatterbox an exploration of communication

A 3m-tall interactive installation co-created by new USC Lecturer in Design David Harris More

Quadruple celebration for graduating Coast family

USC’s week of graduation ceremonies will be a quadruple celebration for new Maroochydore More

Community

Lightning wants you to nominate a ‘local legend’

The Coast's unsung heroes will be recognised through a new initiative that shines More

Community groups grateful for support in tough year

More than 50 Sunshine Coast community groups, who collectively received more than $1 More

Rotarians gather to reflect on a century of service

Rotary Australia and New Zealand is celebrating 100 years of service in 2021 More