July 2015

Published a story 5th Jul 2015 9:50 PM

Noosa Council is moving to form a panel of 24 civic-minded deliberators to discuss Noosa’s vexed river conflicts.

Citizen jury to ponder Noosa river conflicts, management

Noosa Council is moving to form a panel of 24 civic-minded deliberators to discuss Noosa’s vexed river conflicts.

Published a story 4th Jul 2015 7:00 AM

IT WAS originally called Auchenrah House and the sight of this grand old structure coming “home” to Tewantin is one to treasure for Esme Tait.

A piece of history reborn with Auchenrah House

IT WAS originally called Auchenrah House and the sight of this grand old structure coming “home” to Tewantin is one to treasure for Esme Tait.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 12:08 PM

CLEARING THE WAY: The rail trail starts to take shape through the undergrowth.

Backwards glances: Piece of history back on the rails

CLEARING THE WAY: The rail trail starts to take shape through the undergrowth.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 10:47 AM

IN TWO years  Sunshine Coast Council ratepayers may face a forecast net debt of $1154, while  the rate debt per person for Noosa should be $86.

Noosa Shire net rates debt way lower that other councils

IN TWO years Sunshine Coast Council ratepayers may face a forecast net debt of $1154, while the rate debt per person for Noosa should be $86.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 10:23 AM

A NOOSAVILLE commercial centre will have a year to stop using Lake Doonella environmental reserve public land for overflow parking as well as building a multi-storey car park.

A Noosaville centre will have a year to stop using environmental reserve public land.

A NOOSAVILLE commercial centre will have a year to stop using Lake Doonella environmental reserve public land for overflow parking as well as building a multi-storey car park.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 10:17 AM

A PAST slice of town history uncovered by dedicated locals  with the unearthing of a historic 13km Eumundi-Cooroy railway line which has become a rail trail project.

Uncovering a new past trail to a local journey

A PAST slice of town history uncovered by dedicated locals with the unearthing of a historic 13km Eumundi-Cooroy railway line which has become a rail trail project.

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 9:58 AM

NOOSA Mayor Noel Playford has hailed Noosa's de-amalgamation a financial winner for Shire ratepayers as a 1.3% general rate increase is announced.

Reaping a Noosa Shire rates deal that is 7% better off

NOOSA Mayor Noel Playford has hailed Noosa's de-amalgamation a financial winner for Shire ratepayers as a 1.3% general rate increase is announced.

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 9:52 AM

Noosa cuts down on running costs for ratings windfall

THE financial bottom line for ratepayers 18 months into the de-amalgamation of Noosa from the Sunshine Coast Council sees northern ratepayers $70 better off.

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 9:48 AM

ONE of the biggest hurdles in ridding Noosa River of its houseboat hulks is finding ones that are either abandoned or unseaworthy.

Horrible hulks ‘hard to shift’ on the Noosa River

ONE of the biggest hurdles in ridding Noosa River of its houseboat hulks is finding ones that are either abandoned or unseaworthy.

June 2015

Published a story 30th Jun 2015 9:49 PM

MOTOR racing, by definition, is about going fast and taking risks.

Safety’s the driving force behind Doonan motor gymkhana

MOTOR racing, by definition, is about going fast and taking risks.

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What is in The Spray that Peter Gardiner uses so liberally on the sporting shonks and shysters every Thursday? Pete rants at all the sporting injustices at this world…like why can’t Darren Lockyer go back to playing fullback and why the hell did they put Eddie McGuire in charge of everything?