Independent and FREE - 2021 Best Online Publication


Independent and FREE – 2021 Best Online Publication (Qld Country Press)



Ex-rock star drumming up a film industry on the Coast

As a child, Jon Coghill wanted to grow up to be either music legend Michael Jackson or Star Wars character Luke Skywalker. He then fell in love with drumming when he heard INXS’s What You Need in the ’80s and went on to join one of the most successful Australian More

Flashback: the rise of a legendary surf spectacle

A surf lifesaving carnival was the big Australia Day celebration in the days More

Coast’s tourist submarine thrills first customers

Australia’s first hybrid tourist submarine has made a huge splash with the first More

Orright spunkrats: where summer slang comes from

Summer loving happens so fast. One day, you’re sipping quarantinis in locky d More.

When teens screamed for chance to dance ‘until late’

Lack of entertainment was a big deal for teenagers on the Sunshine Coast More

Nana’s risque romance novel is out of this world

The word “risqué” isn’t one you’d normally associate with a polite and softly More

Inspirational effort behind our first aged care facility

Retirement homes and villages are now a flourishing business on the Sunshine Coast, More

Your stories. Your community. Your Voice.

Your stories. Your community. Your Voice.

Our big break: why Coast’s shining as best place to be over the holidays

Thousands of visitors have spoken: the Sunshine Coast is No.1 this holiday season. The More

Book season: settle down with these compelling reads for summer

Many of us take advantage of the summer break to open a good More

How Russell has created Xmas magic for 30 years

You would expect a professional Santa Claus to be rather portly, certainly very More

Pining for a holiday: tourism body’s Top 10 Insta posts

A stunning photo of a pineapple plantation in the Glass House Mountains led More

Movie reviews: sci-fi epic, carnage and Bond goes out with a bang

To help you pick which films to watch over the holidays, read what More

Remembering the simple pleasures of holidays past

Christmas on the Sunshine Coast is announced by heat, summer storms and beach More

Yule love it: escape to the city for Christmas cheer

Brisbane is the gift that keeps on giving. In recent times, it’s come to More

‘Yellow submarine’ voyage to provide thrilling gift

One group of adults will be as excited as children when they unwrap More

Lap of luxury: inside the region’s dreamiest holiday offerings

Travel-starved holidaymakers are laying down eye-watering sums to snap up the Sunshine Coast's More