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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

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

Volunteering champion named Sunshine Coast Citizen of the Year

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

Dingo feeding forces Fraser Island camp closures

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

First Australian Open player reveals virus infection

Rising Spanish star Paula Badosa has become the first Australian Open player to More

Hopes of Kiwi comeback to build on domestic boom

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

Locals pounce on Bokarina Beach unit for $1.85m

First in, best dressed. Buyers who live only a stone's throw away have More

Council plan to house surging population

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

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More jobs on way as economy throttles forward

The unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 6.6 per cent in December as Australia's More

Push for uniform approach to virus border closures

Australia's leaders are again being urged to develop a uniform approach to domestic 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

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

All the inconsiderate people I would like to tax

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

‘Uncivil war must end’: Biden sworn in as president

Democrat Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president of the More

Two snake bite incidents on Sunshine Coast overnight

Paramedics have attended two snake bite incidents in the Sunshine Coast region overnight. The More

Croc Hunter’s ‘apprentice’ saves precious wildlife

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

Cash up for grabs for community groups

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