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Wed 4 Apr 2018

The club where kids learn music, use instruments for free

The club where kids learn music, use instruments for free

THIS club is fast becoming a hub for the beachside town's musicians.

Thu 22 Mar 2018

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.

Thu 15 Mar 2018

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.

Mon 12 Mar 2018

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.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

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

Mon 26 Feb 2018

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.

Wed 14 Feb 2018

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.

Thu 8 Feb 2018

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.

Sat 3 Feb 2018

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.

Fri 2 Feb 2018

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...

Thu 1 Feb 2018

Planning for ecotourism

Planning for ecotourism

THE Sunshine Coast is home to some of the state's most impressive natural wonders, and the LNP is on a mission to utilise them as tourist attractions.

Government flounders as SOS push gains momentum

Government flounders as SOS push gains momentum

LEGENDARY swim coach Laurie Lawrence says it is “ludicrous” Queensland kids are not taught how to swim at school as Education Minister Grace Grace tried to play...

Even freezing Tasmania has a better swim program than Qld

Even freezing Tasmania has a better swim program than Qld

EVEN Tasmania has a better school swimming program than Queensland, despite the southern state lacking our much-loved warm water lifestyle.

Wed 31 Jan 2018

Save our Schoolkids: major push for swim safety in schools

Save our Schoolkids: major push for swim safety in schools

Today, in an Australian-first campaign, 46 News Queensland titles call on the State Government to fund compulsory certified swim programs in primary schools.

‘When I learned to walk I learned to swim’

‘When I learned to walk I learned to swim’

AUSTRALIAN swimming’s most famous sisters have joined the push to make swimming lessons compulsory for all Queensland kids.

Tue 30 Jan 2018

Bug explosion: Why cockroaches are running wild across Qld

Bug explosion: Why cockroaches are running wild across Qld

IF you’ve had a cockroach explosion at your home of late you’re not alone. And it gets worse.

Tue 2 Jan 2018

Rise in arrests amid record New Year's Eve crowds

Rise in arrests amid record New Year's Eve crowds

POLICE were impressed with the behaviour of punters celebrating New Years Eve at events around the Coast, which boasted record numbers despite the rain.

Mon 4 Dec 2017

QLD STORMS: Residents hit by localised flooding

QLD STORMS: Residents hit by localised flooding

RESIDENTS have been urged to take care as localised flooding increases and traffic builds in the state’s south.

Mon 27 Nov 2017

Where's Pauline? Why you couldn't vote for her on the weekend

Where's Pauline? Why you couldn't vote for her on the...

ANNOYED you couldn’t vote for Pauline Hanson last weekend? You’re not alone.

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