Regional News

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Gympie man in court after alleged bashing of 70-year-old

premium_icon Gympie man in court after alleged bashing of 70-year-old

THE Gympie region man charged with bashing a 70-year-old man after trying to break into his Southside home has been refused bail in court.

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Dark web drug parcel shocks in delivery mix-up

premium_icon Dark web drug parcel shocks in delivery mix-up

Joel James Paul Fogg was sprung buying drugs on the dark web when the package arrived at the home of another person with the same name.

Drug dealing labourer's pledge to go straight

premium_icon Drug dealing labourer's pledge to go straight

Drug trafficker Jesse Joel Bakhash has penned a heartfelt letter to a judge expressing his desire to turn his life around.

Coast firefighting gurus strike mega $2m deal

premium_icon Coast firefighting gurus strike mega $2m deal

A Sunshine Coast business at the forefront of aerial bush firefighting technology has struck a $2 million deal with an overseas company.

HOLEY MOLEY: Expert reveals cause of road collapse

premium_icon HOLEY MOLEY: Expert reveals cause of road collapse

A crater-like hole in a section of residential road remained cordoned off to people and traffic as experts assess the massive repair job.

Suspect car thief stuck in mud after ramming cop car

premium_icon Suspect car thief stuck in mud after ramming cop car

WATCH: A wanted man allegedly rammed a police car multiple times in a desperate attempt to escape.

The silly energy suckers pushing up our power bills

premium_icon The silly energy suckers pushing up our power bills

Simple changes could save Aussies a small fortune on their summer power bills. These are the habits you need to change.

'Dinner saved us:' Couple dodge death as historic home burns

premium_icon 'Dinner saved us:' Couple dodge death as historic home burns

Rachelle Headley and Shane Herbert say an hour was the difference between life and death, as their historic home and a century of memories went up in flames.

Off with the fairies: Lifesaver’s warning to thrillseekers

premium_icon Off with the fairies: Lifesaver’s warning to thrillseekers

Precious resources are dragged away from popular beaches to rescue people risking their lives in dangerous conditions, a lifesaver says.

Flamin’ treat for fireys after terrifying ordeal

premium_icon Flamin’ treat for fireys after terrifying ordeal

Trapped in a fire zone, surrounded by terrified families and not knowing what would come next was how Roz Beaton realised the sacrifices of fire fighters.

Meet our new MKR stars ready to battle all-stars

premium_icon Meet our new MKR stars ready to battle all-stars

TWO popular bloggers and an Army veteran will represent the Sunshine Coast in the new rivals-themed season of My Kitchen Rules.

Rural teens gambling with lives on roads

premium_icon Rural teens gambling with lives on roads

The state’s peak motoring club and advocacy group says latest figures show teens are gambling with their lives on rural roads.

The other side to pro footballers you don't see

premium_icon The other side to pro footballers you don't see

My views around footballers changed at the weekend after some big names took me by surprise.

Smiles all around for inclusive nippers family

premium_icon Smiles all around for inclusive nippers family

Cody Chamings could stay in the water for hours if it wasn’t for his mum reminding him it’s home time.

Sun 19 Jan 2020

Valley residents fear for safety of koala mum and joey

premium_icon Valley residents fear for safety of koala mum and joey

A wildlife conservation group is concerned with domesticated dogs threatening the koala population in the Mary Valley.

Large sinkhole close to 'swallowing' beachside apartments

premium_icon Large sinkhole close to 'swallowing' beachside apartments

Heavy rain at the weekend has caused a large sinkhole to open in Sunrise Beach only metres from nearby properties.

Suspected spinal injuries in sport tournament terror

premium_icon Suspected spinal injuries in sport tournament terror

Paramedics were called to a popular sport tournament this morning where a woman injured her back.

In the line of fire: women battling Coast blazes

premium_icon In the line of fire: women battling Coast blazes

BIG READ: Why volunteer firefighters like Mette Davis join the service and never look back

‘She’s a gift’: Footy star’s touching bond with miracle girl

premium_icon ‘She’s a gift’: Footy star’s touching bond with miracle girl

The Sunshine Coast girl has defied the odds of her diagnosis, and drawn the attention of famous company in the process.

Teen escapes car wreck after ploughing into pole

premium_icon Teen escapes car wreck after ploughing into pole

Paramedics were called to the crash about 9.20am to reports a teen crashed his car into a pole.

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