News

Wed 15 Aug 2018

WATCH: Paddler's close encounter with whale

WATCH: Paddler's close encounter with whale

A COOLUM kayaker has captured his impressive close encounter with a whale on film.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Diesel spill causes crash on Sunshine Motorway

Diesel spill causes crash on Sunshine Motorway

PARAMEDICS are assessing a motorcyclist who came off his bike in a diesel spill on the Sunshine Motorway.

Thu 2 Aug 2018

Lifeline for schoolkids who can’t swim

Lifeline for schoolkids who can’t swim

News Queensland’s campaign for improved swimming education in primary schools has won support from the Federal Government.

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Bus crashes with 16 people on board

Bus crashes with 16 people on board

A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said the triple zero caller said there were about 25 people on board the bus when it crashed.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Plastic bag ban? What ban?

Plastic bag ban? What ban?

THE plastic bag ban has Queenslanders fired up, with many questioning whether a ban has happened at all.

Thu 21 Jun 2018

The Heart of Man review: Raw stories worth telling

The Heart of Man review: Raw stories worth telling

The Heart of Man is a raw, confronting movie that some people will absolutely hate.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Toxic smoke bomb explosion forces Qld resort evacuation

Toxic smoke bomb explosion forces Qld resort evacuation

A BEACHSIDE resort has been evacuated after a smoke bomb exploded, exposing nine people including emergency services personnel to a toxic substance.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Paraplegic motorcross champion determined to ride again

Paraplegic motorcross champion determined to ride again

AFTER his accident, looking at the good things in life has helped Daniel each day.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Surf club changes dress code over sexism complaints

Surf club changes dress code over sexism complaints

A SUNSHINE Coast surf club has changed its dress code over fears it could be taken to court for sexual discrimination.

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...

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