December 2018

Published a story 7th Dec 2018 4:14 PM

A man who was allegedly caught breaking into cars in breach of a court-ordered curfew has been released back into the Sunshine Coast community on bail.

Bail granted for man accused of breaking into Coast cars

A man who was allegedly caught breaking into cars in breach of a court-ordered curfew has been released back into the Sunshine Coast community on bail.

Published a story 7th Dec 2018 3:35 PM

A police officer will undergo a year of disease testing after an agitated man, who was found in university housing with a knife, spat on their face and eyes.

Drunk man with knife threatens university resident

A police officer will undergo a year of disease testing after an agitated man, who was found in university housing with a knife, spat on their face and eyes.

Published a story 7th Dec 2018 2:11 PM

A former Coast business owner is attempting to sue a major telco for $1.5m in losses after it published his company's phone number and address incorrectly.

'Telstra cost my business $1.5 million', Coast man claims

A former Coast business owner is attempting to sue a major telco for $1.5m in losses after it published his company's phone number and address incorrectly.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 5:44 PM

An expert opinion has stalled a hearing into a hospital water tank fault with claims it could have collapsed sooner than it did.

Hospital tank hearing stalls after expert's claims

An expert opinion has stalled a hearing into a hospital water tank fault with claims it could have collapsed sooner than it did.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 2:00 PM

A man who was desperate to help his cancer stricken wife through chemo risked jail time when he was found with 42kg of marijuana at his hinterland property.

Man desperate to help wife caught with 42kg of marijuana

A man who was desperate to help his cancer stricken wife through chemo risked jail time when he was found with 42kg of marijuana at his hinterland property.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 12:53 PM

An expert in drug codes is expected to be used by police in an attempt to convict a man accused of being involved in a major Sunshine Coast drug syndicate.

Code 'experts' to be used in drug syndicate case

An expert in drug codes is expected to be used by police in an attempt to convict a man accused of being involved in a major Sunshine Coast drug syndicate.

Published a story 5th Dec 2018 5:17 PM

An engineering consultant who was contracted to determine why a hospital water tank collapsed told a hearing the structure was a 'time bomb'.

'Time bomb' tank failed due to bolts, professor claims

An engineering consultant who was contracted to determine why a hospital water tank collapsed told a hearing the structure was a 'time bomb'.

Published a story 4th Dec 2018 5:38 PM

Two years after a boy was almost scalped in a car accident which killed his best friend, he was forced to watch his brother fall three storeys from his arms.

How the dark reality of childhood trauma forged a man's life

Two years after a boy was almost scalped in a car accident which killed his best friend, he was forced to watch his brother fall three storeys from his arms.

Published a story 4th Dec 2018 4:44 PM

The engineer who designed the hospital water tank which collapsed on Kawana Way never worked with tanks before he was contracted by the structure's builders.

Collapsed hospital water tank was three bolts short

The engineer who designed the hospital water tank which collapsed on Kawana Way never worked with tanks before he was contracted by the structure's builders.

November 2018

Published a story 28th Nov 2018 2:36 PM

A man sparked terror with just a phone when he made a number of horrific threats, including his intentions to gang rape the daughter of an MP.

Gang rape threats made against MP's daughter

A man sparked terror with just a phone when he made a number of horrific threats, including his intentions to gang rape the daughter of an MP.

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