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Your say: river dredging, rail funding, CCTV and more

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Call for Olympic funding to go towards entertainment centre

The head of a community group advocating the arts is calling for Olympic More

Bridge carrying 21,000 cars a day set for upgrade

A bridge that carries more than 20,000 vehicles a day to Noosa’s Hastings More

Exclusive look: Historic theatre ready to make comeback

Once considered the jewel in the crown of Nambour's CBD, The Vogue theatre More

Buyers’ interest ‘flooding in’ for $30m development

Property buyers are homing in on a 'premium' residential development, amid a shortage More

Latest news: crash into tree; vehicle into pole

Saturday, March 2, 7.25am: A single-vehicle crash into a tree was reported on More

Largest land holding in beachside suburb on market

A unique opportunity has arisen in Moffat Beach’s industrial precinct, offering a strategic investment for those with foresight. Known as The Entrance, the expansive property is split into three blocks, each with its own benefits to potential investors. The total three-property package offers a land area of 3129sqm and a substantial More

Community notes: classical concerts return

Another world-class season of classical music at Montville’s Lucas Parklands will kick off More

Jane Stephens: why professionals need to ban booze

Ban the booze for our decision makers, those who the public depends on More

B2B column: Lawyers, a ladder and a dictionary

What do these things have in common? They were all key ingredients in a More

New dental vans add splash of colour to fleet

Two new school dental vans covered in colour are being rolled out on More

Why Coast MP is backing nuclear energy

A Sunshine Coast politician’s push for nuclear energy has been rebuked by a More

Custom 70-foot catamaran makes maiden voyage

A 70-foot all-carbon fibre catamaran has embarked on its maiden journey from the More

Coast still the hottest place for Australians making a move

The Sunshine Coast continues to surge ahead as Australia's most popular region for More

Heavy rail funding welcomed but plan ‘falls short’: business groups

A $2.75 billion pledge to fund a railway line on the southern Sunshine More

B2B column: Can I sell my business to a competitor?

A key consideration for all business owners should be their exit strategy. One of More

‘Evil’ child killer barred again from seeking parole

A notorious schoolgirl killer has been prevented from applying for parole for another More

Green light for dredging to prevent possible ‘breakthrough’

Approval has been given for dredging to occur year-round at a popular beach More

Council out to target vandals, not dog walkers, with CCTV

A temporary CCTV camera was installed at Point Cartwright to catch and deter More

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Name for Bonza’s latest aircraft revealed

Bonza has revealed the name for its sixth aircraft, which will have arguably More

Mayor hopefuls weigh in on $2.75b rail commitment

The state government’s announcement that it will commit almost $3 billion to deliver More

Coast cyclist’s Olympic preparation gears up

Sunshine Coast Paris Olympics hopeful Kristina Clonan will vie for a coveted green More

Palmer claims ‘victory’ in funding COVID vaccine case

Billionaire businessman Clive Palmer claims to have set a worldwide precedent after funding More

Work on detention centre starts amid youth crime crackdown

Work has begun on a detention centre at Woodford, after it was revealed More

Decades-old home purchased sight unseen for $16.5m

A “truly exceptional” property at Noosa Heads has been snapped up for a More

Next steps outlined for long-awaited recreation trail

Sunshine Coast Council says it remains committed to a recreation trail that could More

How the Coast helped save Angela from ice affliction

A recovering drug addict who almost lost everything credits the Sunshine Coast for More

Free Willy! Vulnerable turtle released after rehab

A green sea turtle that was found in a critical condition has been More

UniSC welcomes blueprint for revamp of universities

The University of the Sunshine Coast has welcomed a plan aimed at increasing More

‘Half-baked’ rail plan derided but garners some support

The state government’s commitment of $2.75 billion to initially bring heavy rail to More

Hospital defends decision to close mental health ward

The operators of a hospital on the Sunshine Coast have detailed why they More

How historic surf event will wave in milestone year

There is a big celebration in the pipeline for an iconic surfing event More

Craft beer, live music and surfing: festivals form partnership

A vibrant craft beer and music festival is set to be held in More

Sami Muirhead: summer’s good vibrations

It has been the hottest summer many of us can remember. I have nearly More

Second drowning on Coast beaches within a week

A second man has drowned on the Sunshine Coast within a week. Multiple emergency More

$2.75b pledge could bring rail to Caloundra by 2032

The state government has committed an initial $2.75 billion to deliver Stage 1 More

Stroke survivor reflects on ‘proudest moment I have ever had’

A teenage stroke survivor who won a coveted gong last year has reflected More

Candidates outline vision to energise region’s events scene

The question of how to invigorate the region's night-time economy has been put More

Petition says short-stay law ‘stumbling’ as platform launched

A new online resource is set to provide additional “transparency” for the community More

Your say: campsite bookings, election signs and more

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Recipe for success: food festival could become state’s best

There are high hopes a 10-day culinary experience on the Sunshine Coast will More

Cheers to many years of renovated historic pub

More than 130 years of pub history has been preserved with the renovation More

Record number of destructive pests caught and removed

Hundreds of invasive animals have been curtailed across the region, in a united More


Leading bank moves into city centre

One of Australia's Big Four banks has established a presence in the expanding More

Golden drop: Coast product wins global gong

A Sunshine Coast distillery has received a golden gong at the World Vodka More

Business group in quest to identify job opportunities

A local business chamber will receive up to $300,000 in funding over 18 More


Most in-demand courses revealed as students start uni

Almost 5000 new students are taking their first steps towards new careers at More

Dream career awaits college dux

The principal of a Sunshine Coast college has commended the achievements of one More

Possible treatment for disease to be trialled on Coast

A potential new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis will be tested on the Sunshine More


Canine capers: paw-some pet expo returns

Dog lovers and their furry friends are set to have a howling good More

Man endeavours to swim length of Maroochy River

A Sunshine Coast man has announced his intentions to swim the full length More

Specialist position funded after lengthy local campaign

A grassroots fundraiser six years in the making has paid off after a More

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