Regional News

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Sex worker on JobKeeper still struggling to get by

premium_icon Sex worker on JobKeeper still struggling to get by

‘My income dropped to zero overnight’: A Coast sex worker’s livelihood grinded to a halt, but that hasn’t stopped clients craving intimacy.

The Veronicas drop new single Biting My Tongue

premium_icon The Veronicas drop new single Biting My Tongue

The Veronicas are back with a new single, Biting My Tongue, and as mentors on The Voice for the pandemically-distanced Boy George.

First Ruddy, now the AFL: Noosa rolls out welcome mat

premium_icon First Ruddy, now the AFL: Noosa rolls out welcome mat

‘I get it, it’s beautiful and it’s COVID free. Why wouldn’t Victorians want to come to here?’

Pub rock goes pop punk with The Chats mashup

premium_icon Pub rock goes pop punk with The Chats mashup

WATCH: Sunshine Coast rockers The Chats feature in an unlikely crossover, with a British pop punk idol working the band’s classic hit into his latest single.

Bail refused for dad accused of recording young girl

premium_icon Bail refused for dad accused of recording young girl

A Sunshine Coast man who is on the child protection offenders registry has been refused bail for allegedly recording a young girl undressing through a fence.

Two AFL clubs to set up a Sunshine Coast hub

premium_icon Two AFL clubs to set up a Sunshine Coast hub

Two powerhouse Victorian sporting teams are headed to the Sunshine Coast for most of July as they play games in Brisbane and Sydney.

Partner allegedly beat mum-to-be carrying extremely ill baby

premium_icon Partner allegedly beat mum-to-be carrying extremely ill baby

A man faces charges of domestic violence against a pregnant woman who is carrying a baby with a heart condition.

Former PM revealed as buyer of Sunshine Beach mansion

premium_icon Former PM revealed as buyer of Sunshine Beach mansion

The luxury Sunshine Beach seven-bedroom home sold for $17 million in May, but the buyers’ identity has been unknown until now.

Search for tinnie thief after boy's pride and joy stolen

premium_icon Search for tinnie thief after boy's pride and joy stolen

Police are searching for a thief who stole an 11-year-old boy's beloved tinnie from the Noosa River.

No bail for teen after brutal alleged stabbing

premium_icon No bail for teen after brutal alleged stabbing

The Coast teen who allegedly stabbed a tourist during an altercation at Mooloolaba did not apply for bail in court.

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Queensland will be easing a number of restrictions as of today. Find the full details of changes commencing from noon.

Waves of southern buyers to flood real estate market

premium_icon Waves of southern buyers to flood real estate market

Waves of southern buyers are expected to flood the Sunshine Coast property market once borders reopen, experts say.

Cat’s escape after washing machine spin

Cat’s escape after washing machine spin

A Burmese cat is lucky to be alive after he fell asleep inside a washing machine and got trapped in a hot 12-minute cycle.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Coast footy club sets sights on Brisbane comp

premium_icon Coast footy club sets sights on Brisbane comp

The Senior Sunshine Coast Rugby League competition might have finished up for the year, but at least one Coast team has come up with another plan to get on the field in...

‘Just popped out of the ground:’ 6ft cannabis plants found

premium_icon ‘Just popped out of the ground:’ 6ft cannabis plants found

A magistrate had some stern words for a father-and-son duo who appeared in court on drugs charges after police found six-foot cannabis plants.

Demand for food support skyrockets in pandemic

Demand for food support skyrockets in pandemic

Volunteers at a Sunshine Coast care organisation are relying on hampers to feed families in need as demand for support during the coronavirus crisis skyrockets.

Cleaning boss ‘embarrassed’ after touching teen

premium_icon Cleaning boss ‘embarrassed’ after touching teen

The boss of a Sunshine Coast cleaning company says he is “embarrassed” after isolating a teenage girl and touching her on two occasions.

‘I wish I had coronavirus so I could cough all over you’

premium_icon ‘I wish I had coronavirus so I could cough all over you’

A drunk partygoer was unimpressed by police ending his night out on Ocean St early, telling officers he wished he had coronavirus so he could cough all over them.

NAMED: 20 shocking cases of drink, drug driving on Coast

premium_icon NAMED: 20 shocking cases of drink, drug driving on Coast

From ice-fuelled police chases to drivers crashing their cars at over five times the limit, here are 20 of the most shocking drink and drug driving cases on the...

Fireys prepare for massive hazard reduction burn

premium_icon Fireys prepare for massive hazard reduction burn

As firefighters prepare for a massive hazard burn throughout 200 hectares of Noosa bushland, residents are reminded we all have a part to play.

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