Regional News

Fri 29 May 2020

Why death of print won't be the end of your stories

Why death of print won't be the end of your stories

THE news of the loss of so many daily and community print titles was like being hit by a freight train yesterday.

Virus fallout burns $4.5m hole in council pocket

premium_icon Virus fallout burns $4.5m hole in council pocket

Sunshine Coast Council’s revenue has suffered a multimillion-dollar blow as holiday parks and venues remain closed due to the global virus pandemic.

Zero new cases as COVID nurse slammed

Zero new cases as COVID nurse slammed

A Rockhampton nurse who contracted coronavirus was blasted for ‘constantly changing her story’ and allegedly lied about her movements to contact tracers.

$2.3m restored Queenslander hits the market

premium_icon $2.3m restored Queenslander hits the market

A “beautiful” Queenslander property with its original 1800s architecture intact has hit the market in the Noosa hinterland for the first time in more than a decade.

Woman ‘thought she was going to die’ at partner’s hands

premium_icon Woman ‘thought she was going to die’ at partner’s hands

A woman thought she was going to die at the hands of her partner when he choked her for the second time in a night.

DOCS knew about teens’ horrendous existence

premium_icon DOCS knew about teens’ horrendous existence

Authorities had visited the home where two teenagers were discovered naked and locked in a bedroom but the case had been closed. WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT

Deadline could cause chaos for property

Deadline could cause chaos for property

Aussies have deferred $250 billion in loans since the COVID-19 crisis began, now a looming September deadline could lead to a “cliff edge” for the market.

The workers who’ll be targeted in new virus testing blitz

premium_icon The workers who’ll be targeted in new virus testing blitz

Mass testing of well Australians in at-risk jobs is likely to be given the green light by Federal Cabinet, following a review of the latest coronavirus data.

Restrictions may ease sooner than thought

Restrictions may ease sooner than thought

Lockdown restrictions may be lifted earlier than previously thought, with the National Cabinet meeting today to discuss Australia’s progress.

Back to the 'good old days' as drive-in theatre returns

premium_icon Back to the 'good old days' as drive-in theatre returns

From choc tops and lollies to a chock-a-block car full of friends and family, the Coast will soon be able to enjoy a drive-in movie theatre.

Future is digital: News announces major changes

Future is digital: News announces major changes

NEWS Corp Australia has revealed changes to its Australian media titles that will result in many of its Queensland and NSW mastheads becoming digital only.

Thu 28 May 2020

Without these guys you get a ‘democracy deficit’

premium_icon Without these guys you get a ‘democracy deficit’

Longstanding Sunshine Coast media personality Caroline Hutchinson has called on the community to get behind the Daily.

A TAFE to call home as homeless find refuge in school campus

premium_icon A TAFE to call home as homeless find refuge in school campus

Once a thriving campus, Noosa TAFE is now a sanctuary for the region’s homeless.

150 attend post-pandemic park party promoted on Facebook

premium_icon 150 attend post-pandemic park party promoted on Facebook

Drinking, partying Year 11 and 12 students from two Coast high schools scatter when police arrive.

Tradie accused of threatening to kill over unpaid bill

premium_icon Tradie accused of threatening to kill over unpaid bill

A tradie who allegedly threatened to kill his clients over an unpaid bill may have to undertake anger management counselling if he is granted bail

Major builder put on notice over carpark project failures

premium_icon Major builder put on notice over carpark project failures

High-profile builder behind the $18 million carpark project was found in breach of COVID-19 protocols and to have risked workers’ safety.

The family bonds that drive Storm’s gentle giant

premium_icon The family bonds that drive Storm’s gentle giant

From being chased around by his daughter to being “put to work on the farm”, lockdown has meant "invaluable" family time for Tino Fa’asuamaleaui.

Detectives believe wanted teen being harboured

premium_icon Detectives believe wanted teen being harboured

Detectives believe a 17-year-old they want to speak with in relation to an alleged armed robbery is being harboured by others.

Qld election could go full postal

premium_icon Qld election could go full postal

All Queenslanders could be made to do a postal vote at the upcoming state election under law changes to ensure we’re kept safe come voting time.

Wed 27 May 2020

No public health alert after COVID-19 positive miner's death

No public health alert after COVID-19 positive miner's death

No evidence found linking COVID-19 positive nurse to death of 30-year-old Blackwater miner as investigation continues.

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