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Mon 1 Mar 2021

Queensland's worst fine dodgers revealed

Premium Content Queensland's worst fine dodgers revealed

The value of unpaid speeding fines in Queensland is skyrocketing, with the state’s debt collection agency now owed $253.8m. SEE THE TOP OFFENCES.

Qld vaccines ‘on track’ despite lagging behind NSW

Premium Content Qld vaccines ‘on track’ despite lagging behind NSW

Despite the state lagging behind NSW in its delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations, Health Minister Yvette D’Ath says we are on target.

Why Treasurer is ‘out of touch’ with Queenslanders

Premium Content Why Treasurer is ‘out of touch’ with Queenslanders

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s failure to extend JobKeeper proves Queensland is not getting a fair go from Canberra, writes Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

Queensland’s top earning suburbs: See how you compare

Premium Content Queensland’s top earning suburbs: See how you compare

City workers usually earn more than those in the regions, but that is changing. Check your postcode and see the average salaries nearby.

‘Praying for a break’: Grandad awaits news of stolen Lotus

Premium Content ‘Praying for a break’: Grandad awaits news of stolen Lotus

A Coast grandad is still “praying” his hand-built sports car that vanished from his garage three weeks ago will be found in one piece.

Sun 28 Feb 2021

The pay packet you should be earning at your age

Premium Content The pay packet you should be earning at your age

See what Aussie workers should be earning at different ages, genders and how your state compares. Plus: how to ask for a pay rise.

Public tip leads to alleged nightclub drug bust

Premium Content Public tip leads to alleged nightclub drug bust

A man has been charged after sniffer dogs helped in the raid of a popular Noosa nightclub where police allegedly found cocaine.

Curious combinations transform taco menu at hotspot

Premium Content Curious combinations transform taco menu at hotspot

A Sunshine Coast Mexican restaurant is serving up a new menu to tantalise taste buds.

Qld property prices to skyrocket as new home numbers drop

Premium Content Qld property prices to skyrocket as new home numbers drop

A staggering fall in the number of new homes being built is expected to see prices rise dramatically across Queensland. SEE WHERE IT WILL IMPACT

Historic Noosa site set for tourism resurgence

Premium Content Historic Noosa site set for tourism resurgence

Noosa landmark Halse Lodge which sits on the doorstep to Hastings St will not be sold by the church owners as a new leaseholder eyes its potential.

Dad leaves work to support son in shock cancer battle

Premium Content Dad leaves work to support son in shock cancer battle

A Coast dad is determined to stay strong for his 13-year-old son who said he didn’t think he could endure chemotherapy after a shock cancer diagnosis.

Noosa looks to clear away ‘death by plastic’

Premium Content Noosa looks to clear away ‘death by plastic’

Waste collected in parks, bushland and along waterways is being described in Noosa as “death by plastic”.

Sat 27 Feb 2021

Man dies after car hits tree in medical episode

Premium Content Man dies after car hits tree in medical episode

A man has died after a medical episode led to his car hitting a tree north of the Sunshine Coast.

‘We are the best’: Rodgers confident of championship success

Premium Content ‘We are the best’: Rodgers confident of championship success

Two years on from his shock open heart surgery, Australian swimming coach John Rodgers is doing all he can to ensure his athletes secure a spot at the Tokyo Olympic...

‘My endometriosis spread through my body like cancer’

Premium Content ‘My endometriosis spread through my body like cancer’

Mum-of-two media personality Tamara Wrigley’s hope for more children was cut short in her mid-30s when she was diagnosed with endometriosis. This is her story.

Poo problem leads gamer to stab house guest

Premium Content Poo problem leads gamer to stab house guest

A man has avoided jail for stabbing his Buderim housemate’s friend who accused him of leaving faeces on the toilet seat.

Noosa Easter holiday renters egged on for $145k stay

Premium Content Noosa Easter holiday renters egged on for $145k stay

One accommodation provider has grabbed the prized Easter “chocolates” by letting the Coast’s most expensive house for an eye-watering $72,500 a week.

So Tri-ing: Business leader warns of costly Noosa events cap

Premium Content So Tri-ing: Business leader warns of costly Noosa events cap

A Noosa business leader believes a recommendation by senior council staff to retain entry levels as part of temporary events permits would create economic havoc.

Fri 26 Feb 2021

From rank to swank: Car detailers fix ‘neglected’ beast

Premium Content From rank to swank: Car detailers fix ‘neglected’ beast

WARNING, GROSS IMAGES: A used car owner’s sight unseen purchase at an auction turned into a horror story after it arrived with layers of filth inside.

First Coast aged care residents get ‘the jab’

Premium Content First Coast aged care residents get ‘the jab’

The first Coast aged care patients have successfully received their Pfizer vaccination, almost a year to the day since the region recorded its first positive case.

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