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Popular dog beach reopens after mammoth dredging effort

A popular dog beach has reopened to the public earlier than expected after More

New building doubles city centre’s residential capacity

The Maroochydore city centre will soon be home to about 300 more residents, More

Group calls for mass changes at camping hotspot

A group of government, tourism and environment representatives has called for widespread changes More

New boardwalk opens along Coastal Pathway

A 160m section of beachfront boardwalk has opened to the public after nine More

Boy, 11, dies after collision between bike and bus

An 11-year-old boy has died following a bus crash in Buderim this afternoon. Preliminary More

Latest news: vehicle and bicycle incident

Wednesday, July 17, 1.30pm: Paramedics transported one stable patient to the Sunshine Coast More

Glamping retreat and century-old homestead for sale

A 20-hectare property with glamping sites and a 100-year-old homestead has hit the market. Kanimbia estate, at 27 Innalls Road at Obi Obi, has attracted the attention of several prospective buyers. The 14-bed, nine-bath property is renowned for its stunning views of the countryside and the sky. Ray White Maleny director Allister More

Design plans revealed for beach blocks

A builder has submitted an application to develop eight units across three adjoining More

Industrial boom: expansion of precincts to create windfall

Two of the region’s main industrial complexes are about to expand, creating a More

Man charged with sexual offences against a child

Police have charged a 41-year-old man with sexual offences against a child on More

New boardwalk unveiled in first stage of park upgrades

The first stage of upgrades to a beachside park have been completed, with More

Fire ants on the move: nests found in another suburb

Fire ant nests have been discovered in a third suburb on the Sunshine More

Mystery millionaire: winning ticket purchased on Coast

Gold Lotto participants have been urged to check their numbers after a winning More

Police arrest man after following stolen SUV to bank

A 23-year-old man has been charged with seven offences after police recognised and More

Proposal for almost 100 apartments within resort

A proposed 98-apartment development within a well-known Sunshine Coast resort is expected to More

Hospital’s multimillion-dollar expansion unveiled

A leading local private hospital is expected to provide improved health care after More

Popular restaurant reincarnated in once-thriving cafe

A Sunshine Coast chef with a loyal following will soon open his latest More

Anchoring restrictions start on main waterway

Boaties are expected to fall in line with new anchoring rules in one More

Your say: motorway delays, waterpark plan and more

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

Wedding Belles: when two venues is better than one

When Sarah Mabb and Alex Dwyer met as students at Immanuel Lutheran College More

Green light for Palmer to build biggest car museum

There's been Titanic II, even an A-League club. And who can forget Jeff, the More

Cabin proposal designed to share mountain outlook

A Glass House Mountains couple plan to build a small tourist accommodation business More

Why historic Girl Guides building was demolished

A 1970s former Girl Guides hut has been demolished, leaving the future of More

Main roads a ‘disgrace’ since mowing changes, says councillor

One of the Sunshine Coast’s busiest thoroughfares could resemble a country road following More

Residents petition for safer dog park in hinterland town

Dog owners in a hinterland town are petitioning for a safer off-leash park, More

Photo of the day

Kelly McKay was at Bradman Avenue to take this photo over the Maroochydore River. If you have a photo of the day offering, email photo@sunshinecoastnews.com.au. Photos must be horizontal/landscape and may need to be cropped to fit the website.

Sunshine Coast Forecast

Sami Muirhead: tripping over big things in life

Do you think family road trips are the best thing on Earth, or More

Four-time Olympian endorsed as council CEO

A former Australian basketball representative and experienced senior executive has officially been appointed More

Riverfront apartments, restaurants proposed for ‘key corner’

A riverfront development with apartments, restaurants and rooftop pools has been proposed for More

Cold snap looms: rug up for mid-winter chill

A cold blast is set to hit the Sunshine Coast, with temperatures expected More

‘So much more potential’: former beachside cafe relocates

A cafe that held a high-profile beachside location has made a suburban switch, More

Council wants more small homes to help fix housing woes

Noosa Council is intent on boosting supply of smaller properties, after research showed More

Ten venues in line to host Deaf Games events

More than 1200 competitors are set to feature in 20 sports at multiple More

Ashley Robinson: back into the fold of work

Well, I know I said it would be every two weeks that this More

Outbreak: multiple fire ant nests found on Coast

Several fire ant nests have been discovered within two suburbs of the Sunshine More

Fence is up but vacant hub land just a car park for now

The erection of temporary fencing on land earmarked for a high-performance sport and More

Why this man is catching a ball dropped from 230m

Catching an NFL football that has been dropped from 230 metres above Sunshine More

Plans for five-storey childcare centre revealed

A five-storey childcare centre could be built in the heart of a Coast More

Men face trial over murder of golf club owner

Two men who allegedly committed offences on the Sunshine Coast have been ordered More

More than 280 traffic notices issued in holiday police blitz

Sunshine Coast police have issued more than 280 traffic infringement notices as part More

Coast teenager books Paris spot after sizzling run

Tenacity, courage, passion and persistence has delivered in the form of Olympic selection More

Vandals warned after ‘selfish’ acts on popular mountain

National park vandals have been warned of the serious penalties they face, after More

What the future holds for Telstra exchange buildings

They’re dotted around the landscape, seemingly as relics of a bygone communications era. But More

‘Never been involved in a sale like this’: top auction beckons

A stunning new beachfront mansion in a tightly held area is set to More

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Latest park opening means more room to move in estate

A new four-hectare park with one kilometre of pedestrian and cycle circuits, kick More

Century-old hospital’s unique history to be revisited

A private hospital that helped women of Eumundi and surrounds give birth safely More

Big Pineapple Music Festival is back and here’s the line-up

Heavy metal guns The Amity Affliction, global sensation Tones and I, and hip More

Council

Location identified for new pump track

Planning will start for a new pump track on the Sunshine Coast, after More

Landmark CBD sculpture captures Kabi Kabi fishing tale

A new sculpture reflecting a story significant to the region’s First Nations people More

Cost concerns force cancellation of music festival

Sunshine Coast Council has confirmed the Caloundra Music Festival will not return. The council More

Business

Business awards on track for record numbers

This year is set to be a record-breaker for the Sunshine Coast Business More

Long-time local takes over Coast law firm

A fourth-generation local is the new director of a Sunshine Coast law firm. Rose More

More than $220,000 recovered for hospitality staff

Almost 450 employees at food businesses on the Sunshine Coast have received entitlements More

Learning

Ultimate field trip inspires students to consider further study

Two Sunshine Coast Year 12 students have seen where tertiary education can take More

Motorbike app to help put brakes on rising death toll

A new app is set to provide researchers and road safety experts with More

Hinterland school opens new $11.9m hall

A hinterland school that has been providing education to students for more than More

Community

Tributes for a force in native plants and conservation

Friends and family gathered recently at Fairhill Native Botanic Gardens and Nursery to More

How search for one dog has helped get more lost hounds home

A Facebook group originally set up to locate a much-loved senior dog has More

Teenager thanks rescuers after being trampled by cow

A teenager trampled by a cow has visited the Sunshine Coast’s LifeFlight base More

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