Paraplegic motorcross champion determined to ride again

Paraplegic motorcross champion determined to ride again

The biking prodigy is recovering from his tumble on the world stage

Surf club changes dress code over sexism complaints

Surf club changes dress code over sexism complaints

Before, the club allowed only women to wear singlets at the venue.

The club where kids learn music, use instruments for free

The club where kids learn music, use instruments for free

Kids want to learn music? It doesn't have to be a financial burden


How to stop Facebook from grabbing your data

How to stop Facebook from grabbing your data

It’s time for us all to perform a thorough stocktake of the data we entrust to Facebook and through it, other apps.

Pain no barrier to Kirra conquest for Wilson

Pain no barrier to Kirra conquest for Wilson

Wilson overcomes injury at Gold Coast, drawing on inspiration from family

Tragic love story: Couple with MS reach for last hope

Tragic love story: Couple with MS reach for last hope

THEY look like a healthy, young couple. But their diagnoses came just a month apart, and while it brought them together it will eventually take their lives.

Council mergers: Did they actually save us money?

Council mergers: Did they actually save us money?

A Queensland council heavyweight said claims amalgamations would save money were clearly illusory.

Janita's youth mental health movement

Janita's youth mental health movement

One woman's phone call that helped pave the way toward better youth mental health access and resources within our region


NZ sevens rugby team training at Coolum from today

NZ sevens rugby team training at Coolum from today

FORTUNES of the New Zealand sevens women's rugby team will be shaped at Coolum this week.

PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING: Potential deadly illness in local seafood

PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING: Potential deadly illness in local...

THE Sunshine Coast community is under risk of widespread food poisoning from yellowfin tuna bought at local fish markets.

It's time to shop smarter

It's time to shop smarter

COOLUM and North Shore Coast Care members have launched their new reusable Smartbags to help users look out for the environment while shopping.

Scene set for Battle of Yaroomba Beach

Scene set for Battle of Yaroomba Beach

AN UNPRECEDENTED crescendo of feedback has set the scene for another showdown between Japanese developer Sekisui House and the community.

Cost of swimming lessons means parents can't afford them

Cost of swimming lessons means parents can't afford them

STUDENTS should not be punished because their parents chose food on the table over private swim lessons, the professional body representing health and physical...

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

“For those who refuse to take action, interest charges are only the beginning."

Drunken sailor's violence after housework complaints

Drunken sailor's violence after housework complaints

Drunk man's ugly reactions concern judge

Gridlock as multi-vehicle crash blocks Bruce Hwy

Gridlock as multi-vehicle crash blocks Bruce Hwy

Highway grinds to a halt after two vehicles collide, one flipping

Growing anger over 'destructive' Airbnb as listings spike

Growing anger over 'destructive' Airbnb as listings spike

Anger at the downside of online short stays grows

Man killed in Queensland shooting

Man killed in Queensland shooting

A 24-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his chest.

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World tour leader optimistic despite exit at Bells Beach

World tour leader optimistic despite exit at Bells Beach

"There was a lot of waiting going on in that heat.”

Wilson's good form continues as second event of tour starts

Wilson's good form continues as second event of tour starts

He won his round one heat with a last-minute wave.

A battle of the lifesavers

A battle of the lifesavers

Community discussions on what's best for the future of Peregian surf

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    Police swoop on alleged attacker as man fights for life

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    CRASH HERO: Boy provides vital information for search

    Police praise 'heroic' actions teen boy after crash

    Inside alleged dog fighting ring

    Inside alleged dog fighting ring

    “It’s the first major breakthrough in Australia in about 10 years.”

    Man dies after being bitten by snake

    Man dies after being bitten by snake

    A Queensland man has died after he was bitten by a snake.

    Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

    Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

    She said she did it 'out of impulse.'

    Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

    Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

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      Guardian angel: Man wins Powerball off late dad’s numbers

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      Panasonic Lumix GX9 shooter well packed for travel

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      AMP boss quits over banking scandal

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