February 2020

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 4:11 PM

It’s been called a waste of money, even a monstrosity, but the Kenilworth community have defended its toilet block saying the $635,000 dunny can bring a s---load of tourists to the town.

Royal flush: $600k dunny fit for a king unveiled

It’s been called a waste of money, even a monstrosity, but the Kenilworth community have defended its toilet block saying the $635,000 dunny can bring a s---load of tourists to the town.

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 10:06 AM

Construction has started on a multi-million-dollar facelift to one of the Coast’s oldest watering holes headed by a syndicate of high-profile investors.

$3M facelift: Renovations start on 109-year-old hotel

Construction has started on a multi-million-dollar facelift to one of the Coast’s oldest watering holes headed by a syndicate of high-profile investors.

Published a story 12th Feb 2020 5:54 PM

A small business owner has been reduced to primitive sandbagging and funnelling measures to prevent a "tonne" of water inundating her Sunshine Coast shop.

Floody hell: Store inundated with ‘tonnes’ of water

A small business owner has been reduced to primitive sandbagging and funnelling measures to prevent a "tonne" of water inundating her Sunshine Coast shop.

Published a story 12th Feb 2020 5:42 PM

Flash flooding is wreaking havoc on the Sunshine Coast this afternoon a result of major downpours, with photos showing cars washed away.

Cars washed away, streets flooded by downpour

Flash flooding is wreaking havoc on the Sunshine Coast this afternoon a result of major downpours, with photos showing cars washed away.

Published a story 12th Feb 2020 2:45 PM

IN PHOTOS: These 13 people captured on CCTV across the Sunshine Coast come with a warning from authorities to not approach.

WANTED: 13 people police warn to not approach

IN PHOTOS: These 13 people captured on CCTV across the Sunshine Coast come with a warning from authorities to not approach.

Published a story 12th Feb 2020 1:32 PM

The striking work of a Nambour artist will be proudly on display when the North Queensland Cowboys run out for indigenous Round in May.

Nambour artist’s Cowboys creation adorned

The striking work of a Nambour artist will be proudly on display when the North Queensland Cowboys run out for indigenous Round in May.

Published a story 11th Feb 2020 5:05 PM

Danica Weeks, widow of MH370 victim Paul, still can't get closure six years after the crash. Now her young children are asking questions she can't answer.

’We can’t lay him to rest’: Widow’s six years of pain

Danica Weeks, widow of MH370 victim Paul, still can't get closure six years after the crash. Now her young children are asking questions she can't answer.

Published a story 11th Feb 2020 3:49 PM

The Sunshine Coast’s top doctor says he is surprised a coronavirus case hasn’t been recorded in this region, given how infectious the virus is.

‘Matter of time’: Top doc’s coronavirus fears

The Sunshine Coast’s top doctor says he is surprised a coronavirus case hasn’t been recorded in this region, given how infectious the virus is.

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