Regional News

Fri 25 Sep 2020

Lines in the Coast sand for climate action

Premium Content Lines in the Coast sand for climate action

A protest art piece was created on Coast beach with ancient geometrical techniques, the mathematics of elemental and natural design and captured by drone to make a...

Boost for outdoor venues as restrictions ease

Premium Content Boost for outdoor venues as restrictions ease

Outdoor venues will get a major boost with a significant easing of restrictions allowing double the number of patrons.

How to vote early in the QLD state election

How to vote early in the QLD state election

With the Queensland election coming up, here’s an in-depth guide on all people need to know about voting early, COVID-safety measures and more.

Fire survivor: Cat rises from ashes after living ‘in ruins’

Premium Content Fire survivor: Cat rises from ashes after living ‘in ruins’

A Coast woman devastated by the fire destruction of her home has rebuilt and been reunited with her beloved cat which she thought had been lost to the flames.

Violent Coast man pushes partner holding baby

Premium Content Violent Coast man pushes partner holding baby

A man who pushed his partner holding their baby was already on a suspended jail term for punching a man and causing brain bleeding, a court heard.

YOUR LETTERS: Going cold on coal power

Premium Content YOUR LETTERS: Going cold on coal power

Readers have their say on the future of coal power, the withdrawal of the ADF from border checks in Queensland, and whether the unemployed are lazy.

Border lockout strands Imbil doctor for three months

Premium Content Border lockout strands Imbil doctor for three months

‘Onerous’ border laws mean Martin Bailey is up for $1000s in costs if he wants to get back to his job on COVID front lines.

Rich Queensland aged care bosses sit on taxpayers’ millions

Premium Content Rich Queensland aged care bosses sit on taxpayers’ millions

Australia’s aged care homes hold nearly $30 billion in resident’s money, but more than 140 aged care homes are in financial strife.

Coast tourism soars to new heights with flights to Canberra

Premium Content Coast tourism soars to new heights with flights to Canberra

In a major coup for the region’s tourism and local businesses, flights between the Coast and the nation’s capital have been locked in for the first time.

Bride stole from boss to pay for $60k wedding

Premium Content Bride stole from boss to pay for $60k wedding

A bride has been jailed for swindling almost $44,000 out of a family-owned business to help pay for her lavish wedding.

Hot-button issue has Queenslanders fuming

Premium Content Hot-button issue has Queenslanders fuming

From north to south, it’s a burning issue on which Queenslanders want tough and decisive action as the state election looms. YOUR SAY SURVEY RESULTS

Scott Hillier: How to catch a Mangrove Jack

Premium Content Scott Hillier: How to catch a Mangrove Jack

Sunshine Coast fishing expert Scott Hillier spills the beans on how to catch a Mangrove Jack. WATCH THE VIDEO

Top-ranking Noosa hostel hits market

Premium Content Top-ranking Noosa hostel hits market

A unique opportunity to own a national award-winning backpacker hostel is up for grabs after it came onto the market for the first time in a decade.

‘Crazy’ dead tree fall destroys roof of home

Premium Content ‘Crazy’ dead tree fall destroys roof of home

An elderly woman has “miraculously” escaped serious injury after a massive tree smashed through the roof of her Coast home. SEE THE DAMAGE

Thu 24 Sep 2020

Pierced punk wants employers to see past the metal

Premium Content Pierced punk wants employers to see past the metal

Would you give this Sunshine Coast punk rocker a job? He thinks you should, but says he’s misunderstood because of his dark fashion sense and metal piercings.

‘See you in court dog’: Man lunges with knife over debt

Premium Content ‘See you in court dog’: Man lunges with knife over debt

A man who lunged at someone who owed him money with a knife and slashed car tyres says he values his freedom after witnessing “confronting” incidents in jail.

REPLAYS: Basketball Qld Championships U14 Boys

Premium Content REPLAYS: Basketball Qld Championships U14 Boys

REPLAYS: Watch all of the action from Cairns as Queensland’s best junior basketball players start their under-16 boys state championships campaign.

REPLAY GRAND FINAL: Mackay Meteorettes v GC Waves

Premium Content REPLAY GRAND FINAL: Mackay Meteorettes v GC Waves

See each teams road to the grand final as the undefeated Mackay Meteorettes and Gold Coast Waves face-off for a title at the Basketball Queensland Under-16 Girls State...

‘Not f------ around’: Dad jailed for robbery at knifepoint

Premium Content ‘Not f------ around’: Dad jailed for robbery at knifepoint

A father who held up and robbed a teenage worker at knifepoint so he could buy his son a birthday present has been jailed.

REPLAY BASKETBALL: U16 Boys- Brisbane Capitals v GC Waves

Premium Content REPLAY BASKETBALL: U16 Boys- Brisbane Capitals v GC Waves

Take a look at the journey to the final for the Northside Wizards and Cairns Marlins as they look to take the title at the Basketball Queensland Under-16 Boys State...

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