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Budget bonus: Who gets what on the Coast

The Sunshine Coast has been promised billions of dollars in infrastructure, more investment for the hospital, a new primary school and a raft of community projects in the state budget. Annastacia Palaszczuk's government said the money would help create 5200 jobs across the Sunshine Coast, Noosa and Moreton Bay regions More

Coast homeowners switch banks in cashback bonanza

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

Call to maintain payment support as jobless fears grow

The Australian unemployment rate could be approaching eight per cent next year as More

Why China has sent a robot probe to the moon

A Chinese robot probe launched to return lunar rocks to Earth has landed More

Celebrating nurses who have cared for the Coast

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

Flights to Sunshine Coast soar as Qld border opens

Jetstar and Qantas will operate ten times more flights to the Sunshine Coast 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 a new field of dreams

THE Sunshine Coast is at the forefront of a push to make cricket the number one sport for girls in Australia. There’s a concerted effort to showcase the sport in the region, with an upcoming Colour Blast event that will complement existing programs. To be held at Sippy Downs on December 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

Olympic fever builds for world-beating swimmers

The USC Spartans shook the swimming scene by claiming a host of short-course 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

Two million workers leave JobKeeper in ‘good sign’

The number of JobKeeper wage subsidy recipients has fallen from 3.6 million to More

PM eyes coronavirus vaccine roll-out in early 2021

Australia could be deploying four vaccines in early 2021, says the Prime Minister, More

Photo of the day

This is a moo with a view. Today's stunning Sunshine Coast image is a jersey cow framed by the majestic Glass House Mountains. It was taken by landscape photographer Edan Raw, who loves nothing more than capturing the true essence of beautiful Sunshine Coast landscapes with his unique artistic photographic style. See more of his work at

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Sunshine Coast Forecast

As Australia swelters, the Sunshine Coast is beachy

Temperatures have smashed the 40-degree barrier across swathes of Australia but the Sunshine 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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