July 2019

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 6:20 PM

The memory of a local larrikin with the "heart of Phar Lap” whose life was tragically cut short playing the game he loved will be celebrated tonight.

'Heart like Phar Lap': Dad celebrated decade after freak hit

The memory of a local larrikin with the "heart of Phar Lap” whose life was tragically cut short playing the game he loved will be celebrated tonight.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 4:24 PM

An accidental kick to the chest from a screaming toddler has potentially saved the life of a Sunshine Coast mum.

Kick from toddler leads to shock cancer diagnosis

An accidental kick to the chest from a screaming toddler has potentially saved the life of a Sunshine Coast mum.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 4:21 PM

A $10 million integrated cancer care centre hailed for its "cutting edge” treatment will be unveiled on the Sunshine Coast today.

$10 million 'cutting-edge' cancer care centre opens on Coast

A $10 million integrated cancer care centre hailed for its "cutting edge” treatment will be unveiled on the Sunshine Coast today.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 3:59 PM

A rural teenager is faced with the prospect of life in a wheelchair, after going 12 rounds with an illness that affects about 40,000 worldwide.

Boy faced with life in wheelchair, fighting baffling illness

A rural teenager is faced with the prospect of life in a wheelchair, after going 12 rounds with an illness that affects about 40,000 worldwide.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 10:15 AM

Six small business owners have walked into their Sunshine Coast shopfronts in shock this morning after a spate of overnight break and enters.

Multiple businesses broken into, trashed overnight

Six small business owners have walked into their Sunshine Coast shopfronts in shock this morning after a spate of overnight break and enters.

Published a story 15th Jul 2019 5:08 PM

Sunshine Coast industry veterans fear the value of their commercial licenses will plummet if quotas are introduced to their hauls by the State Government.

Veteran commercial fishers fear the worst for industry

Sunshine Coast industry veterans fear the value of their commercial licenses will plummet if quotas are introduced to their hauls by the State Government.

Published a story 15th Jul 2019 4:11 PM

A young woman has been rushed to hospital by helicopter after near-drowning incident after she was found washed up on a remote Sunshine Coast beach.

Young surfer airlifted from remote Sunshine Coast beach

A young woman has been rushed to hospital by helicopter after near-drowning incident after she was found washed up on a remote Sunshine Coast beach.

Published a story 15th Jul 2019 4:05 PM

Wet weather and high seas have hit Sunshine Coast mullet fishers hard, with catch numbers dwindling from tonnes to just "handfuls”.

Fishers forced to wait for annual mullet run

Wet weather and high seas have hit Sunshine Coast mullet fishers hard, with catch numbers dwindling from tonnes to just "handfuls”.

Published a story 10th Jul 2019 5:46 PM

Despite a shaky start on the second hole, Christopher Wood quickly bounced back strong to take out the Headland Pro-Am yesterday.

Wood rises to take out Headland Pro-Am

Despite a shaky start on the second hole, Christopher Wood quickly bounced back strong to take out the Headland Pro-Am yesterday.

Published a story 10th Jul 2019 2:43 PM

As Sunshine Coast Rugby League enters the business end of a thrilling season, here are the 13 most exciting players right now, according to the coaches

13 of the Coast's best local rugby league stars, and why

As Sunshine Coast Rugby League enters the business end of a thrilling season, here are the 13 most exciting players right now, according to the coaches

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