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‘Ghost’ bookings: unused campsites causing frustration

Travellers who book campsites but fail to turn up have been put on More

‘Strong support’ to create new Safe Night Precinct

Efforts are being made to establish another Safe Night Precinct on the Coast. Noosa More

Rock stars: cemetery stonemasons in study spotlight

Cemetery stonemasons will be the focus of a special research project, as part More

Fake psychologist fined after treating patients

For months, a Sunshine Coast woman treated clients including vulnerable patients and children More

Latest news: power outages; storms sweep through

Monday, December 3, 2.40pm: More than 550 Energex customers in Forest Glen were More

Blueprint outlines 15-year plan for expansion of showgrounds

Some of us only visit once a year but we're sure to notice More

Popular carols returning with stellar line-up

Preparations are in full swing for one the Coast’s most popular Christmas events, which last year attracted more than 3000 people. The Buderim Community Carols will once again be staged at Buderim Village Park, bringing people from across the Coast together to celebrate. Presented by the Buderim War Memorial Community Association More

Community notes: Christmas classic comes to life

Putting a fresh spin on the Christmas classic, Suncoast Church at Woombye presents More

Sami Muirhead: dinner and movie? Or vice versa?

I think I have been doing something wrong my whole life. You see, More

‘The Picture Show Man’ of iconic theatre retires

Ron West’s name will always be synonymous with the world’s longest-running silent movie More

Your say: light rail vs buses, foreshore plan and more

Do you have an opinion to share? Submit a Letter to the Editor More

Top drop: brewer recognised as best in country

A publication dedicated to beer and cider has named the head brewer and More

Fishing report: impressive catches offshore

We’ve enjoyed warmer days and some good rain and storms this week, which More

Station with sea views: heavy rail plan updated

Planning for a heavy rail line on the Sunshine Coast is gaining momentum, More

Remarkable slice of history as new bridge opens

The opening of a new bridge has revived a flood of memories for More

More land added to planned sports precinct

More than 130 hectares of land has been snapped up by Sunshine Coast More

Vote now: dazzling light displays come to life across region

As the excitement of the season spreads, so too does the incredible display More

First look: what to expect from foreshore transformation

Sunshine Coast residents have been given a bird’s-eye view of what a ‘much-loved’ More

Public notification for proposed temple underway

Public notification is now underway for a proposed temple at a Sunshine Coast More

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Sunshine Coast Forecast

Why Queensland may be the ‘road rage capital’

If you thought road rage was getting out of control on Queensland roads, More

What’s on: author talk, Christmas festivities, gigs and more

There’s loads to explore and plenty to do on the Coast. Pop these More

Ashley Robinson: you win some, you lose a lot

I was talking to someone the other day who told me they could More

Boy, 2, airlifted in critical condition after vehicle rollover

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating following a serious single-vehicle traffic crash at More

‘Lovingly made products’ shine a spotlight on creative abilities

The talents of some hardworking residents are being celebrated ahead of the gift-giving More

Relief for motorists as bridge works completed

Works on the Bli Bli Bridge have been completed ahead of schedule, with More

Amended plans to ‘rejuvenate’ town centre revealed

Concept drawings of the town square project that will become the new ‘heart’ More

Bacterial outbreak at hospitals sparks safety warning

A bacterial outbreak in hospitals around the nation has been linked to more More

Why City Hall project has set national benchmark

One of Queensland’s largest privately-owned companies has nabbed a coveted national award for More

‘Like a frog in a sock’: revellers ready for street party

A festive street party that last year attracted an estimated 10,000 people is More

Young author set to steal show on inaugural Darwin flight

Passengers aboard Bonza’s first flight between the Sunshine Coast and Darwin will be More

Armed gang terrorise couple in violent home invasion

A couple in their 70s have been terrorised in a violent home invasion More

Route, stations revealed for proposed public transport system

Further details have been revealed about the proposed route and stations for the More

Four ships in three weeks: businesses await $1m windfall

Only the weather gods stand between Sunshine Coast businesses and an early Christmas More

Multimillion-dollar vacant waterfront block on market

A rare vacant waterfront block in one of the Coast’s blue-chip suburbs is More


Nothing in landfill by 2041: waste strategy outlined

A plan to eliminate waste within 18 years has been adopted by Sunshine More

Roadmap shows council can be net-zero in 20 years

A range of initiatives to protect the environment, including Sunshine Coast Council's quest More

Popular park recognised with global award

A mountaintop park with sweeping views and lush open spaces has been acknowledged More


Iconic Coast pie business sold to food franchise group

A much-loved Sunshine Coast-based piemaker has been sold to Australia’s largest multi-brand retail More

Leading business body welcomes new board members

The Coast’s main regional business advocacy group has welcomed three new board members More

Why local businesses are struggling to find and retain staff

A leading local business group has outlined factors behind the Sunshine Coast’s workforce More


Coast teacher named one of Australia’s best educators

A Sunshine Coast teacher has been recognised as one of Australia’s most outstanding More

High school’s $20m learning centre officially opens

A Sunshine Coast high school with almost 1500 students has officially opened its More

How Coast woman is creating a cross-cultural ‘life bridge’

Sunshine Coast photojournalist Sam Walker may be an ‘accidental mentor’ in Cambodia. But More


Unique Bean Machine gets plenty of ‘smiles per miles’

At first glance, Greg Clare’s unusual 1974 Mini Clubman presents an anomaly: it More

Tiny home tenants still facing uncertain future

Belli Park’s Jacqueline Morton fears Sunshine Coast Council will evict three families living More

$1.8m boost provides new support centre for veterans

A support centre for veterans and their families is poised to be opened More