Regional News

Fri 22 Nov 2019

Missing mum, kids found after urgent appeal

Missing mum, kids found after urgent appeal

A mother and her two children who were last seen several days ago leaving their Gold Coast home have been found safe and well.

Missing 81yo man found safe, well after large-scale search

Missing 81yo man found safe, well after large-scale search

Bruce Smith has been found safe and well after he was reported missing from the bushfire affected town of Esk yesterday afternoon.

Radio silence from coroner as Kirra inquest mystery remains

premium_icon Radio silence from coroner as Kirra inquest mystery remains

The Queensland Coroner has continued its refusal to explain over four years of delays behind the progress of Kirra’s inquest.

Beautiful send-off to larger than life Coast man

premium_icon Beautiful send-off to larger than life Coast man

The mother and girlfriend of Sam Andrews have paid a beautiful tribute to their beloved son and boyfriend, who drowned in Darwin.

Man’s bizarre first act after $40m win

premium_icon Man’s bizarre first act after $40m win

A Queensland man has claimed the entire $40m division one prize in the Powerball draw, and says there was only one thing he could think of doing to celebrate.

How police cracked $140m drug operation

premium_icon How police cracked $140m drug operation

An international shipment of MDMA big enough to make seven million ecstasy pills – destined for the streets of Brisbane – has been crushed.

Surf ranch developers hose down flooding claims

premium_icon Surf ranch developers hose down flooding claims

Developers behind the proposed surf ranch at Coolum have hosed down claims that the project will create flooding issues.

Magistrate wants a supermarket pram ban to thwart thieves

premium_icon Magistrate wants a supermarket pram ban to thwart thieves

A magistrate has called for prams to be banned in supermarkets due to their continued use for stealing grocery items.

More refugees headed for regions

premium_icon More refugees headed for regions

The Federal Government will today release a review into Australia’s refugee and humanitarian program and its response will lead to a shake-up of the system.

Albo’s big power plan for Queensland

premium_icon Albo’s big power plan for Queensland

Queensland would be a ‘clean energy superpower’ under Labor, as Leader Anthony Albanese moves away from his party’s pre-election tax and spend agenda.

Thu 21 Nov 2019

Grabbing life 'by the balls' for a huge world record attempt

premium_icon Grabbing life 'by the balls' for a huge world record attempt

Celebrations are in store for a Sunshine Coast proactive men’s mental health movement as they reach their third anniversary and plan a "crazy" record attempt.

Tail of courage emerges from bushfire disaster

premium_icon Tail of courage emerges from bushfire disaster

A family’s desperate plea for someone to save their beloved dogs Lottie and Violent, who were stranded into a bushfire zone, was answered by three brave cops.

Police refuse man's bail after dramatic Bruce Hwy takedown

premium_icon Police refuse man's bail after dramatic Bruce Hwy takedown

A man has spent the night in jail after he was arrested in a dramatic takedown on the Bruce Highway yesterday following a pursuit from Gympie to the Coast.

Gabba prices likely to test cricket fans

premium_icon Gabba prices likely to test cricket fans

We know stadium food is expensive, but punters bowling up for the first Test at the Gabba today will be asked to pay even more for a beer and a bite to eat.

'Ridiculous’ thing Gympie man did after kicked out of pubs

premium_icon 'Ridiculous’ thing Gympie man did after kicked out of pubs

A YOUNG Gympie man who was kicked out of two local pubs on the same night couldn’t take no for an answer.

Scientists build melanoma risk profile

premium_icon Scientists build melanoma risk profile

Queensland research has made new findings about those with a genetic risk of melanoma — and what precautions they should be taking.

Apprentice numbers in free fall across state

premium_icon Apprentice numbers in free fall across state

Queensland has recorded a dramatic drop in apprentice numbers, with some areas experiencing a drop of more than 40 per cent in less than a decade.

Economist says Sunshine Coast ‘needs’ Sekisui

premium_icon Economist says Sunshine Coast ‘needs’ Sekisui

An economist says the Sekisui House development is vital to accommodating the Coast’s growing number of tourists, spurred largely by the airport expansion.

Drunk mine worker drove 20km/h under the limit on hwy

premium_icon Drunk mine worker drove 20km/h under the limit on hwy

Police patrolling the highway at about 7.40pm on October 29 saw Kodi Mark Bowater, 27, weaving inside his own lane

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