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Thu 3 Dec 2020

Man breaches violence order 42 times from jail

Premium Content Man breaches violence order 42 times from jail

A Coast man racked up more than 40 domestic violence breaches while behind bars.

Wed 2 Dec 2020

Christmas rush: 10 jobs you can apply for now at Noosa

Premium Content Christmas rush: 10 jobs you can apply for now at Noosa

There is paid work for the taking as Noosa businesses gear up to go gangbusters in the run up to Christmas.

Mercury soars to 44.6C as state roasts

Premium Content Mercury soars to 44.6C as state roasts

Queensland is again sweltering through 40C+ temperatures with the mercury hitting a scorching 44.6C this afternoon as a suffocating heatwave continues.

Child molester bailed to live at Sunshine Coast caravan park

Premium Content Child molester bailed to live at Sunshine Coast caravan park

A molester has been bailed to a caravan park while he awaits sentencing for sexual assault and maintaining a sexual relationship with a child.

One million litres of water dropped on bushfire

Premium Content One million litres of water dropped on bushfire

As fireys battle the Fraser Island bushfire during a scorching heatwave, questions are being asked about the initial response.

'Write letters to your kids': Cancer mum’s grim outlook

Premium Content 'Write letters to your kids': Cancer mum’s grim outlook

A Coast mum of young twins has emerged from a health battle that started with a skin blemish and spread through her body to her brain.

Chance of rainfall, storms building for Coast

Premium Content Chance of rainfall, storms building for Coast

Showers and storms could soak the Sunshine Coast on Thursday in a welcome relief from the “warm, humid” conditions felt this week.

Maguire’s ex-wife ‘hurt’ by affair with Gladys Berejiklian

Premium Content Maguire’s ex-wife ‘hurt’ by affair with Gladys Berejiklian

Maureen Maguire says the revelations of her former husband’s close relationship with Premier Gladys Berejiklian “hurt”.

China tensions threatens state’s recovery: Premier

Premium Content China tensions threatens state’s recovery: Premier

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed Queensland companies are concerned about local jobs amid trade tensions with China.

’Finger to the system’: Court blasts relentless reoffending

Premium Content ’Finger to the system’: Court blasts relentless reoffending

A young man has avoided jail again despite showing an “arrogant disregard” for the law with several drug offences.

IN PHOTOS: Kite surfers soar over Coast’s seas

Premium Content IN PHOTOS: Kite surfers soar over Coast’s seas

Kite surfers have been spotted at unreal heights, thanks to the recent strong winds, much to the delight of locals and tourists. SEE THE PHOTO GALLERY

At a glance: Budget’s big ticket items for Coast

Premium Content At a glance: Budget’s big ticket items for Coast

Billions of dollars are being splashed on health care and infrastructure. Here’s a guide to the big items in this year’s Queensland Budget for the Coast and Noosa

Noosa’s ‘poor cousins’ wait three years for beach repairs

Premium Content Noosa’s ‘poor cousins’ wait three years for beach repairs

Peregian Beach residents have grown tired of waiting for the council to repair a prominent beach access, with one local saying it wouldn’t happen if it was in Noosa.

Wildlife rescuer’s fears for animals trapped on island

Premium Content Wildlife rescuer’s fears for animals trapped on island

How Fraser Island fire impacts wildlife and how you can help in these hot conditions.

Caboolture Magistrates Court appearances for today

Premium Content Caboolture Magistrates Court appearances for today

Here is a list of matters listed at Caboolture Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Tue 1 Dec 2020

Dad slams hypocrisy after ban from autistic son’s awards

Premium Content Dad slams hypocrisy after ban from autistic son’s awards

An emotional Sunshine Coast dad is fighting to overturn a ban based on COVID guidelines preventing him from attending his autistic son’s school awards.

Lovers’ quarrel prompts random street attack

Premium Content Lovers’ quarrel prompts random street attack

A cranky boyfriend was put on his backside after a lover’s quarrel prompted him to punch a stranger in a random clash.

Anger as green screen gets the council chop

Premium Content Anger as green screen gets the council chop

Noosa Council, which prides itself on having a green image, has incurred cutting comments for clearing some tall timber on one of the main entrances to town.

Shocking map reveals extent of bushfire devastation

Premium Content Shocking map reveals extent of bushfire devastation

Locals are demanding answers as to how a bushfire has managed to incinerate almost half of Fraser Island, with a new map revealing the extent of the damage.

20 Coast youngsters to watch in 2021

Premium Content 20 Coast youngsters to watch in 2021

From the region’s next business leaders and environmental crusaders to entertainment stars, there’s plenty of talented young Coast leaders under 20. SEE THE LIST

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