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FLASHBACK: When bigger was better on the Coast

The Sunshine Coast was busy building its name as a tourist destination during the 1970s, a time when bigger was better. Momentum had been building since the Sunshine Coast became an official destination in 1967, with various tourism delegations heading to Sydney and Melbourne extolling its virtues to travel agents, More

Biden’s battle to restore superpower: USC expert

The US is the barometer of the world’s problems – "if the US More

Plan to fly in Pacific island fruit pickers to fill jobs

Solutions are being found to reopen state borders and bring in fruit pickers More

Coast retirement resort shines as Australia’s best

Halcyon Lakeside at Bli Bli has yet again been crowned as Australia’s best, More

Council plan to house surging population

The Sunshine Coast's housing future could be more apartments and townhomes and fewer More

Hopes of Kiwi comeback to build on domestic boom

Sunshine Coast tourism operators are banking on a Kiwi comeback this winter amid More

End of an era as Bli Bli’s Sunshine Castle crumbles

Another chapter of history is closing at the medieval-inspired Sunshine Castle, Bli Bli, More

Sunshine Coast’s young blood in business have an edge

The Sunshine Coast’s only Youth Chamber of Commerce is full of optimism as it heads into its second year. With the Sunshine Coast attracting more and more young business professionals, Mooloolaba-based residential sales consultant Jordan Barden saw the need for a united body to support under 35s. About three years ago, More

Sami: Keep your g-string, this is my beachwear

Given the global pandemic, more than ever we have reason to be thankful More

Volunteering champion named Sunshine Coast Citizen of the Year

Cheryl Harris, a champion of volunteering, has been named the 2021 Sunshine Coast More

Australia Day ‘longer’ weekend will be just beachy

The combination of a de facto long weekend, good weather, host of events More

Dingo feeding forces Fraser Island camp closures

Ongoing human interference with dingoes on Fraser Island has forced the Department of More

All the inconsiderate people I would like to tax

The council is always being accused of something, particularly revenue raising, with the More

Ex-Firebird eager to make impact with Lightning

New Sunshine Coast Lightning signing Mahalia Cassidy says she feels right at home More

What’s on: Experiences, holiday fun, music and saving the planet

From Australia Day to saving lives - there's always something to do on More

Classic chance to see thrilling surf showcase at Maroochy

A proud tradition of major surf carnivals dating back more than half a More

Croc Hunter’s ‘apprentice’ saves precious wildlife

Sunshine Coast wildlife expert Brian Coulter is using the extreme skills gained with More

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Cash up for grabs for community groups

Not-for-profit community groups planning crucial fundraising events and activities for 2021 may be More

NZ bubble solid and other ‘green zones’ on way

Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly says he is seeing positive signs from Australia's More

Lisa Aitken’s rise from home law firm to major expansion

A Sunshine Coast law firm that started in Lisa Aitken's house is expanding More

Hand feed penguins in SEA LIFE’s new encounter

You don't have to go to southern Australia to get up close and More

All-star bowls squad assembled at Kawana

An all-star squad should provide Club Kawana Bowls Club with a prime chance More

‘My life was insane’: Ex-NRL star vows fresh start

Ex-NRL player and recovering drug addict Jarrod Mullen has revealed how he is More

Extreme fun: Five thrilling Sunshine Coast experiences to tackle in 2021

If your New Year’s resolution was to step outside your comfort zone, the More

Sunshine Coast rental vacancies ‘pretty much zero’

Rental vacancy on the Sunshine Coast is the tightest in ten years amid More

100-foot tree ‘snapped like toothpick’ in wild storm

The severe thunderstorm that hit the Sunshine Coast late Saturday snapped a towering, More

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