Sunset swim almost turns to tragedy for tourist

A QUICK, sunset swim at Point Arkwright nearly turned into tragedy for Italian tourist, Samuel Galli.

Sunshine Coast golf club goes into administration

Peregian Springs Golf Club. Photo Contributed

A struggling Coast golf club has been placed in administration

Butcher closes after 30 years as competition gets too tough

The growing number of supermarkets are compromising small business

QLD BIG WET: Swift Water teams called out 27 times

A number of car driving across Bowhill Rd at Willawong despite it being closed due to flooding. Photo: Penny Dahl / Twitter

Swift Water Rescue teams were called into action 27 times

Youth training at F45 Coolum

Ashleigh Podlich training with Yasmine Selwood at F45 Coolum.

F5 Coolum are offering training for youth

Church elders covered up rape of young girl

Man jailed for eight months for rape of girl 'not even a teenager'

New home buyers grant to increase in budget

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt.

Government to raise First Home Buyers Grant by $5000 in budget

Dog squad and POLAIR helicopter assist in Coolum arrest

Police seize cannabis plants near Dairyville. Polair helped out. Photo: Rob Wright / The Coffs Coast Advocate

Offenders caught with help from dog squad and chopper.

Demolition crew tears woman's home down while she's inside

A Coolum resident has found herself stranded in her own home after demolition crews arrived at her unit block and started tearing down the asbestos filled building around her. She was told to stay inside as men in bio-hazard suits worked just outside her back door.

Workplace Health and Safety investigation into demolition site

Treasurer supports plans for medicinal cannabis hub

Adam Benjamin of Medifarm wants to supply medicinal cannabis and hopes to transform the canelands of the Sunshine Coast into Potlands. Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

Curtis Pitt has positive response

Bomb scare accused to face drug trial in Supreme Court

DISPOSAL: A bomb squad officer investigates the discovery of a device at Peregian Beach on April 20.

David John Ogden was allegedly found with 28g of meth in July

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New Racing Queensland board announced

Three new appointments have been made to the Racing Queensland board

Animal lovers to call for justice for Tazer outside court

Tazer the puppy had to be euthanised after a horrific case of the skin disease Demodectic Mange.Contributed

The story of Tazer the dog has touched hundreds of animal lovers

'Cynical, deceitful' hospital chief jailed for fraud

Veronica Chung is led away by police following her sentencing.

Woman trembled as she was sent to jail for fraud

Turnbull to officially launch coalition campaign today

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media during a press conference in Sydney, Saturday, June 25, 2016. Mr Turnbull and Mr Morrison commented on the referendum in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

Malcolm Turnbull aims to focus on stability and economic growth

Ginia Rinehart’s soon-to-be husband from Nambour

Australia’s richest woman, Gina Rinehart

REVEALED: Ginia Rinehart's future son-in-law is a Nambour boy.

Star-struck Gladstone man seeks selfie with Pauline Hanson

Pauline Hansen in Gladstone June 24, 2016. Pauline and Fraser Anning.Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

FLYNN voter visits his favourite pollie.

Rio Games drug lab suspended after testing errors discovered

International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach, from Germany, speaks during a press conference after the Olympic Summit IOC in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Olympic leaders met to consider further measures to crack down on doping ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in the wake of the ban on Russian track and field athletes.

Rio's doping lab has lost accreditation

Juno just days away from insertion in Jupiter

Why do we know so much more about Saturn than Jupiter?

CQ man still missing in Nigeria after kidnapping

NIGERIA: Three Australian men are missing after a kidnapping in Nigeria on Wednesday, which is believed to have to involved this car.

Fate of three Australian men still unknown

Man hired PI to stalk ex-lover

Convicted stalker John Howard Amundsen has been sentenced to jail

ANALYSIS: Why we have no long-term federal policies

Australia now wastes billions on formulating policies only to discard them almost immediately.

Australian politics: Why we've become a nation of nitpickers

This could be the key to saving the Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef and Bushy Atoll.

Corals could be saved by good bacteria

UK voters crash parliament site in hope of second referendum

Protestors gather outside N10 Downing Street on the day British Prime Minister David Cameron announcing his resignation after losing the vote in the EU Referendum outside N10 Downing Street in London, Britain, 24 June 2016. Approximately 52 percent voted for Leave in the so-called Brexit referendum.

Voters are scrambling for a second shot at the vote

BREXIT: How old people screwed over young people

Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party speaks to the media on College Green in London, Friday, June 24, 2016. Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, according to tallies of official results Friday.

How old people have screwed over the younger generation

Hunt for survivors continues after Chinese disaster

food and water safety standards.

“Reducing air pollution is about people’s welfare and the country’s economic future,” the State Council said in a statement.

At least 98 have been confirmed dead alongside hundreds of injured.

Footballer given brown...I mean, red card for farting

Swedish soccer player Adam Lindin Ljungkvist was given a red card for breaking wind deliberately

‘What, am I not allowed to break wind a little?’

Teen couple kissing at Woolworths 'disgusting'

'I reported the matter to Policelink'

TOO FAR? Blues jersey cost this fan his train ride

Chris Chambers didn't let the incident dampen his love of the Blues on Origin night.

Blues aren't loved in these parts, but do they deserve this?

Who are the most reliable airlines in Australia?

Aeroplanes on the runway at Sunshine Coast Airport, Virgin Australia plane.
Photo: Iain Curry / Sunshine Coast Daily

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Who would top up with $2 worth of fuel and drive off?

Police look at CCTV footage after a service station drive-off

John Safran tracks rise of minor parties in new doco

John Safran stars in the TV special The Goddam Election! With John Safran.

THE filmmaker puts book on hold to cover strange trends in election.

EXCLUSIVE: Find out what really makes Heston tick

Heston Blumenthal is a judge on the MasterChef panel this week.

Heston on cooking and questioning everything

Heston feels “part of the furniture” on MasterChef

Heston Blumenthal returns to MasterChef tonight for Heston Week.

Heston's returns to MasterChef this week.

PREVIEW: Game of Thrones S6E10 Winds of Winter

Jonathan Pryce in a scene from season six episode 10 of Game of Thrones. Supplied by Foxtel.

A look ahead to Game of Thrones S6E10: Winds of Winter.

Book review: The vibrancy of vegies

This book is for anyone who loves cooking with vegetables.

Don't know how to make the most of your vegies? Here's the solution.

Police on lookout for Sinead O'Connor amid wellbeing fears

Police are on the lookout for Sinead O'Connor

‘Destroy my Jeep’ guy finds tank to crush family’s Dodge

Joe and Kate Masters plan to crush their Dodge Journey with a tank.

Coast man organises tank to crush family's Dodge van

Sony releases 23MP super fast X series phones

Sony's Xperia X camera features a hybrid focus system designed to predict the action to capture the moment.

Australian details revealed for new Xperia X Series

Half of small businesses work weekends and evenings

Corporate Rodeo

Paperwork obligations on small business owners are becoming harsher

Would you work at Coles? 100 jobs when new store opens

Divison 6 councillor Christian Dickson was given a tour of the new Coles being built at Sippy Downs on Thursday.

A new Coles looks to be on track to open early next year

BREXIT: Why decision to leave could trigger another GFC

Rupert Murdoch's The Sun pushed for Britain to leave the EU.

Price of gold soars as Britain votes to exit EU

Markets and betting give strong indication of Brexit winner

Ballots from the City of Westminster and City of London are counted at the Lindley Hall, Royal Horticultural Halls, in London, Britain, 23 June 2016. Counting gets underway in the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union.

The official Brexit result will be known at 4pm AEST today