December 2019

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 7:35 PM

How two former bankers stepped into small business and 26 years later amassed a Sunshine Coast IGA empire that supports 400 staff.

How we went from one tiny store to an empire supporting 400

How two former bankers stepped into small business and 26 years later amassed a Sunshine Coast IGA empire that supports 400 staff.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 3:26 PM

Leading concussion experts are calling for junior rugby league to ban tackling in grassroots competitions until under-13s.

‘Stupid’: Maroons great knocks back juniors no-tackling rule

Leading concussion experts are calling for junior rugby league to ban tackling in grassroots competitions until under-13s.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 3:25 PM

SIX TIMES THE LIMIT: Jodie Spriggs blew 0.313, Melaine Deleon blew 0.256, Jason Street blew 0.233, Karen Hunter blew 0.196 and Candice Herse blew 0.163...

NAME AND SHAMED: 40 drink drivers caught on Coast roads

SIX TIMES THE LIMIT: Jodie Spriggs blew 0.313, Melaine Deleon blew 0.256, Jason Street blew 0.233, Karen Hunter blew 0.196 and Candice Herse blew 0.163...

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 9:58 AM

Traffic signals will be monitored and adjusted a major new Bruce Highway interchange after widespread criticism for congestion woes since its opening.

Adjustments to come on $812m interchange

Traffic signals will be monitored and adjusted a major new Bruce Highway interchange after widespread criticism for congestion woes since its opening.

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 2:36 PM

STAY INFORMED: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have confirmed the bushfire at Cooloolabin has been contained, hours after it broke out.

Fire crews, water bombers contain hinterland blaze

STAY INFORMED: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have confirmed the bushfire at Cooloolabin has been contained, hours after it broke out.

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 1:51 PM

A survey of 170 business owners in Noosa has revealed just how much the shire relies on tourism and visitor spending for their survival.

Business owners weigh in on tourism importance

A survey of 170 business owners in Noosa has revealed just how much the shire relies on tourism and visitor spending for their survival.

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 12:19 PM

It’s been hailed as a “revolution” to fix traffic flow problems on two major Sunshine Coast roads, but according to drivers, it’s been anything but.

‘Absolute debacle’: Coast reacts to $812m interchange

It’s been hailed as a “revolution” to fix traffic flow problems on two major Sunshine Coast roads, but according to drivers, it’s been anything but.

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 10:34 AM

BEEN IN A CRASH? Half of your insurance payout could go to a lawyer’s pocket, the RACQ warn. Here’s how you can receive the lion’s share.

How to receive the lion’s share of CTP scheme claims

BEEN IN A CRASH? Half of your insurance payout could go to a lawyer’s pocket, the RACQ warn. Here’s how you can receive the lion’s share.

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 8:03 PM

HEADS UP: Major changes to motorists who travel along the Bruce Highway on the Sunshine Coast will be unveiled this morning.

Major milestone: Revolutionary Coast interchange link opens

HEADS UP: Major changes to motorists who travel along the Bruce Highway on the Sunshine Coast will be unveiled this morning.

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 2:37 PM

The final piece of a development puzzle in the form of a 58-unit apartment complex with its own rooftop terrace is set to bolster a fast-growing suburb.

Final piece of the puzzle: 58 units, rooftop terrace

The final piece of a development puzzle in the form of a 58-unit apartment complex with its own rooftop terrace is set to bolster a fast-growing suburb.

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