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New building doubles city centre’s residential capacity

The Maroochydore city centre will soon be home to about 300 more residents, after the opening of a two-tower development. The Corso Residential Apartments, by More

Group calls for mass changes at camping hotspot

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New boardwalk opens along Coastal Pathway

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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 inquiries indicate a bus was travelling along Jingellic Drive near Karawatha More

Ultimate field trip inspires students to consider further study

Two Sunshine Coast Year 12 students have seen where tertiary education can take them during the field trip of their lives, thanks to the 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 More

Saturday, July 13, 3.35pm: One stable patient with leg injuries has been transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a motorcycle crash near the Shell Service Station at Coochin Creek at 11.24am.

Saturday, July 13, 7.30am: One stable male patient in his 20s with a shoulder injury has been transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a single-vehicle rollover on Sunshine Motorway south bound at Pacific Paradise at 2.50am.

Saturday, July 13, 7.30am: Two stable patients have been transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a two-vehicle crash on Sunshine Motorway south bound at Mooloolaba at 2.51pm yesterday.

Friday, July 12, 4.45pm: A Nambour man has been arrested following multiple graffiti offences in the Nambour CBD during the past month.

The 21-year-old was arrested on Thursday, July 11, after the execution of a search warrant at a Nambour address locating a number of items of interest.

The man was charged with four counts of wilful damage. He was released on bail and is due to appear at Nambour Magistrates Court on August 19. Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444. Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au. Quote this reference number: QP2401108795

Friday, July 12, 3.45pm: One stable patient has been transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a two-vehicle crash on the corner of Haig Street and Landsborough Parade at Golden Beach at 2.40pm.

Friday, July 12, 3.20pm: One stable patient has been transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a vehicle and bicycle incident on the corner of Gold Links Road and Mooloolaba Road at Buderim at 2.21pm.

Friday, July 12, 1.10pm: Paramedics transported a stable patient to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a single-vehicle rollover on the Sunshine Motorway southbound at Coolum Beach at 11.35am.

Friday, July 12, 6.50am: Two patients were assessed by paramedics at a two-vehicle crash on the corner of Bruce Highway Northbound and Mawson Road at Beerwah at 2.17am. Both patients declined transport.

Friday, July 12, 6.50am: One stable patient with a knee injury was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a single-vehicle rollover on the corner of Roys Road and Mawson’s Road at Beerwah at 9.37pm last night.

Friday, July 12, 6.50am: One stable female patient in her teens with a foot and elbow injury was transported to Nambour Hospital following a fall from an e-bicycle on Hastings Street at Noosa Heads at 8.07pm last night.

Friday, July 12, 6.50am: A male and female patient, both in their 20s, were transported stable with facial injuries to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a single-vehicle crash on Peachester Road near Kilcoy Beerwah Road at Peachester at 6.31pm last night.

Friday, July 12, 6.15am: A patient was being assessed for significant head injuries following an e-scooter crash on Shrapnel Street at Buderim at around 4.15pm yesterday.

Thursday, July 11, 2.45pm: Police have located a 39-year-old man missing from Meridan Plains since July 4.

Thursday, July 11, 9.15am: One patient was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition after a vehicle collided with a tree off Maleny Kenilworth Road and Devils Elbow at Witta at 6.16am.

Wednesday, July 10, 9.15am: One patient was transported to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition, with suspected back injuries, after being dumped by a wave off Mooloolaba Caravan Park Access just after 8am.

Wednesday, July 10, 7.20am: One stable patient was transported to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a two-vehicle crash on Frizzo Connection Road at Tanawha at 7.09pm last night.

Wednesday, July 10, 6am: The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating a serious four-vehicle traffic crash at Doonan last night.

Initial investigations indicate that just before 6pm, a black Holden Rodeo was travelling south on Walter Hay Drive when it crashed into a black Audi S3 travelling in the opposite direction.

The impact caused the Audi to veer onto the south side of the road, where it collided with a white Hyundai Palisade.

The Holden continued on the incorrect side of the road before crashing into a black Ford Ranger.

The driver of the Holden, a 21-year-old Sunrise Beach man, was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Ford, a 63-year-old Noosaville man, was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigations are continuing.

Tuesday, July 9, 3.20pm: Paramedics assessed two stable patients following a two-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway northbound at Elimbah at 2.15pm. Both patients declined transportation to hospital.

Tuesday, July 9, 10.15am: Recent reports have shown an increase of motorcycle theft in Maroochydore, according to Queensland Police.

Both on- and off-road motorbikes, all-terrain vehicles, scooters and mini bikes are being targeted. Local police are reminding all owners to employ proactive security measures and help deter thefts.

Tuesday, July 9, 7am: A male teen was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition with back and knee pain following a vehicle and e-scooter incident on Kilcoy Beerwah Road and Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah, about 1am.

Tuesday, July 9, 6.30am: A man in his 20s was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition after a truck collided with a tree on South Coolum Road, Coolum Beach, at 10.35pm last night.

Monday, July 8, 2pm: A stable patient was transported to Nambour Hospital following a single-vehicle crash on Millwell Road at Maroochydore at 12.22pm.

Monday, July 8, 9.10am: After a relatively wet weekend, showers are expected to continue for the next few days. There’s a 70 per cent chance of rain on Monday and Tuesday and a 60 per cent chance of rain on Wednesday.

Monday, July 8, 6.30am: Emergency services attended the scene of a reported structure fire on Albany Street at Sippy Downs at 6.22pm. No-one required transport to hospital.

Saturday, July 6, 12.50pm: One stable patient with abdominal pain was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a three-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway southbound at Glass House Mountains at 11.27am.

Saturday, July 6, 12.50pm: No patients required transport to hospital following a single-vehicle crash on the corner of Attenuata Drive and Brightwater Boulevard at Mountain Creek at 10.14am. 

Saturday, July 6, 12.50pm: No patients required transport to hospital following a two-vehicle crash on the corner of Beerburrum Road and Steve Irwin Way at Beerburrum at 9.55am. 

Saturday, July 6, 12.50pm: One stable patient was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a single-vehicle crash on Sugar Road at Alexandra Headland at 9.49am.

Saturday, July 6, 7.25am: One stable male patient in his 30s with chest injuries was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following an e-scooter incident on Karawatha Drive at Buderim at 1.13am.

Saturday, July 6, 7.25am: One stable male patient with leg pain was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a single-vehicle crash on Connection Road at Glenview at 10.27pm last night.

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