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Fri 14 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

STORM warnings were issued across the state and heavy rains affected several coastal areas ahead of a forecast wet weekend.

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

The Queensland deluge is coming as Cyclone Owen powers up. Further south, the wild weather isn’t over yet.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

OPs are coming and we want to hear about them

OPs are coming and we want to hear about them

If you're a Year 12 student proud of your graduating results, here's your chance to let the Sunshine Coast Daily know.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

HOW do we regain control, set a better example for our kids, and importantly put some boundaries in around the use of our devices.

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

AN ex-cyclone that has dumped 300mm in parts of north Queensland could bring wet weather to the state’s southeast.

Mon 3 Dec 2018

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

Beer drinkers say their new stubbies have lost something special, with that classic sound of "sttt" in the opening of a twist top now gone.

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Kerry, who would 'eat' pollies, will be lunching in Noosa

Kerry, who would 'eat' pollies, will be lunching in Noosa

ABC great in Noosa to talk the talk

Mon 12 Nov 2018

First home buyers still struggling

First home buyers still struggling

THE struggle is still real for aspiring first homeowners, but Queenslanders would rather forgo a holiday than get a second job to save for a property.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Free access to military records on Remembrance Day

Free access to military records on Remembrance Day

WE know and love Anzac Day. But how many Aussies remember Remembrance Day - or even know what it's about.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Warning as temperatures continue to soar

Warning as temperatures continue to soar

QUEENSLANDERS will swelter through another day of scorching weather as extreme heatwave conditions continue.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

The $187 mistake you’ll make today

The $187 mistake you’ll make today

MILLIONS of Aussies are throwing away hundreds of dollars every single summer by making one seriously wasteful blunder.

Champion surfer’s $4m-plus payday

Champion surfer’s $4m-plus payday

WORLD number three surfer Julian Wilson is significantly richer after a $4 million-plus oceanfront payday for his jawdropping Queensland home.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Porn extortion email creates panic with real passwords

Porn extortion email creates panic with real passwords

AN EXTORTION email warning people they have been filmed viewing adult content websites is doing the rounds in Queensland, police have warned.

Family's experiment to combat zombie scroll

Family's experiment to combat zombie scroll

ONE family agreed to take part in a social experiment to limit their internet use. The results surprised them.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

How long should appliances last?

How long should appliances last?

THEY don’t make products to last like they used to. Here’s how much use you “reasonably” expect to get out of your appliances.

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Motorway shut-down after crash involving 'several' vehicles

Motorway shut-down after crash involving 'several' vehicles

Two northbound lanes of the Sunshine Motorway have been shut down after a multi-vehicle crash.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Shoppers are no longer carrying their wallets

Shoppers are no longer carrying their wallets

CONSUMERS are ditching their wallets in droves and instead choosing to pay other ways. This is how quickly digital payment numbers have soared.

Your next career: Inside the life of a snake catcher

Your next career: Inside the life of a snake catcher

THEY’VE been bitten on the crotch, hands and legs and have come close to death. These are the Queenslanders who risk their lives to catch and relocate snakes.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Come together in Coolum over a chai latte

Come together in Coolum over a chai latte

Recognising an importance of art, locals have been helping locals in one beachside Coolum town.

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Elderly man suffers skull fracture in beach cliff fall

Elderly man suffers skull fracture in beach cliff fall

A 74-year-old man has been transported to Brisbane after suffering severe head injuries from falling down a cliff at a Coast beach.

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