Independent and FREE - 2021 Best Online Publication


Independent and FREE – 2021 Best Online Publication (Qld Country Press)



Golden sands: how beach ‘shack’ made its owner 100k a month

A beach "shack'' with water views from nearly every room has made its owner more than a million dollars in just over a year in a staggering example of how hot the Sunshine Coast property market is. The sale achieved a record price in one of the best blue chip More

Buderim or bust: couple’s epic battle to shift from US

An Australian man living in the United States has revealed the many challenges More

The unique incubator growing our business ideas

Eight weeks of intensive mentoring will culminate in the live showcase and launch More

‘Put phone away’: drivers warned as cams rolled out

Roadside cameras that detect drivers illegally using mobile phones and not wearing a More

Meet the new face promoting our region

Visit Sunshine Coast has a new face promoting the region's many assets. Highly experienced More

Virus latest: more doses for NSW, Vics in limbo

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised an additional 90,000 Pfizer vaccine doses for More

Reno-lution as Aussies seek extra comforts at home

There’s a renovation revolution happening as homeowners stay and improve rather than sell More

Why Boogie Bounce is soaring as Coast’s latest fitness craze

We all have fond memories of bouncing on the trampoline as children and now adults are jumping on the latest fitness craze to take off on the Sunshine Coast. A fun way to burn calories and tone the body, Boogie Bounce is a full body workout to all your favourite More

Nursing home’s wheely fun torch relay like no other

The Tokyo Games has lit the interest of aged care residents in Caloundra More

Wild and wonderful: team effort saves turtles

Three juvenile green turtles, found with floating syndrome, have been released back into More

Here’s to the pocket rockets giving ‘shorties’ a boost

Here’s to the shorties, the vertically challenged, the pocket rockets. As the curtain raises More

Oh Delta! Popular baby names change with times

Oh Delta! I refer to the divine Delta Goodrem and not the new More

Swim sensation primed for shot at Olympic glory

Sunshine Coast world record holder Kaylee McKeown hopes to break new ground at More

Trailblazing sisters’ epic Glass House adventure

It was a remarkable achievement when a hardy group of young people, including More

How to boost brain power and avoid dementia

Just like any organ, the brain is hungry for energy. It accounts for more More

Transplant miracle man drives home a vital message

Some people wear their heart on their sleeve. Chris Laurie displays it on More

Former senator’s curiosity explored at Maleny event

Even if you never voted for the former senator Scott Ludlam, or his More

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The tranquil Maroochy River in all its glory. Thanks to Clive Fraser for this wonderful contribution.

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Surf star to enjoy Games before taking a step back

Surfing star Julian Wilson is savouring the chance to compete at the Tokyo More

‘Cannibalising’ Coles development rejected

The council has unanimously knocked back a major development for a Coles supermarket, More

Is the rollout the biggest failure in recent history?

Is the Morrison government’s COVID vaccination rollout program one of Australia’s biggest ever More

Golden glow: coaches reveal what will happen next

It won't be just sport and athletes that benefit from South-East Queensland's successful More

Mapleton archer firing as Tokyo action set to begin

Mapleton archer Ryan Tyack is optimistic he can claim another Olympic medal at More

Despite how it looks, Ashley Robinson is sleeping better

I am currently in the throes of being tested and fitted for a sleep More

What’s on: French classical, Paul McDermott and Maleny wedding trail

Simon Drew On the Nature of Wildflowers — Open Studios Simon Drew is a More

It’s Games on as SEQ wins the 2032 Olympics

Australia will host the Olympics for the third time and Paralympics for the More

Coast snake catcher stars in a gripping new TV series

The Sunshine Coast's very own snake guru, Stuart McKenzie, will star in a More


What 2032 Olympic Games coup will mean for the Coast

South-East Queensland’s coup in securing the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games will ignite More

What’s about to happen along Mooloolaba foreshore

The multimillion-dollar project that will revitalise the Mooloolaba foreshore has reached a very More

State stimulus funding fast-tracks community projects

A $9 million State funding injection will kick-start 16 projects across the Sunshine More


Where popular gym chose for its latest venture

A leading gym has expanded into a bustling Sunshine Coast suburb. The 12th Jetts More

The only way is up as the Coast makes a Bould Move

Indoor bouldering continues to experience an upwards trend, with another gym catering for More

Student’s A-plus idea makes teacher an export success

An award-winning export company has grown from the seeds of an idea sown More


‘Truth-telling’: Indigenous student’s important role

An Indigenous student at the University of the Sunshine Coast is working to More

New music degree in tune with the times

Producing resilience in the next generation of music industry artists and professionals – More

How a TAFE scholarship could change your life

TAFE Queensland is awarding up to 100 scholarships to Queenslanders looking to build More


Urgent report seeks fix for Noosa’s housing crisis

Noosa councillors have ordered an urgent report seeking solutions to the region's "unheralded'' More

What a record funding deal means for beach safety

Sunshine Coast beaches are set to be even safer after a record funding More

Men’s pain revealed in powerful portraits

Sunshine Coast portrait photographer Megan Gill has teamed up with the University of More