October 2019

Published a story 23rd Oct 2019 3:32 PM

Terrifying memories have flooded back to a young Peregian family caught up in ‘traumatic’ bushfires for the second time in six weeks.

Fires cause ‘traumatic’ deja vu for young family

Terrifying memories have flooded back to a young Peregian family caught up in ‘traumatic’ bushfires for the second time in six weeks.

Published a story 23rd Oct 2019 12:49 PM

Terrified Peregian Beach residents were again forced from their homes this morning after another fire tore through their beachside suburb.

Residents’ terror as Peregian blaze forces evacuation

Terrified Peregian Beach residents were again forced from their homes this morning after another fire tore through their beachside suburb.

Published a story 23rd Oct 2019 11:48 AM

About 100 homes were in the firing line of an out-of-control bushfire at Peregian Beach this morning, police say.

How close 20m-high flames came to destroying homes

About 100 homes were in the firing line of an out-of-control bushfire at Peregian Beach this morning, police say.

Published a story 22nd Oct 2019 4:14 PM

A real estate agent claims a Noosa Council direction to make houses more affordable will backfire, creating ‘massive’ impact on businesses, residents and homeowners.

Agent fears holiday juggernaut will turn ‘basket case’

A real estate agent claims a Noosa Council direction to make houses more affordable will backfire, creating ‘massive’ impact on businesses, residents and homeowners.

Published a story 22nd Oct 2019 4:08 PM

A Sydney-based retiree says a new policy for short-term letting properties adopted by Noosa Council is a "hidden catastrophe in waiting".

Home owner’s fears for 'catastrophic' short-term stay policy

A Sydney-based retiree says a new policy for short-term letting properties adopted by Noosa Council is a "hidden catastrophe in waiting".

Published a story 22nd Oct 2019 2:29 PM

A popular golf club is a month away from unveiling the first stage of an entertainment ‘mecca’ that its 
president says will set it up for the next 100 years.

FIRST LOOK: Coast club set to unveil golfing ‘mecca’

A popular golf club is a month away from unveiling the first stage of an entertainment ‘mecca’ that its president says will set it up for the next 100 years.

Published a story 21st Oct 2019 4:37 PM

The garden a Sunshine Coast couple has grown for nine years will soon be ripped out after Sunshine Coast Council deemed it a “safety risk”.

On the verge: Couple give green thumbs down

The garden a Sunshine Coast couple has grown for nine years will soon be ripped out after Sunshine Coast Council deemed it a “safety risk”.

Published a story 21st Oct 2019 4:05 PM

FIRST LOOK: Plans for a highly-anticipated new design of the popular Dicky Beach Skate Park have been released by Sunshine Coast Council.

New design revealed for controversial skate park

FIRST LOOK: Plans for a highly-anticipated new design of the popular Dicky Beach Skate Park have been released by Sunshine Coast Council.

Published a story 21st Oct 2019 3:09 PM

Jarrah Jones, 14, has returned to the small comforts of being close to home after 380 days stuck inside a bleak hospital ward.

Small glimmer of hope in brave boy’s health battle

Jarrah Jones, 14, has returned to the small comforts of being close to home after 380 days stuck inside a bleak hospital ward.

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 7:38 PM

Sand is being washed away, boat ramps destroyed and ‘dangerous’ pipes exposed due to council negligence in a luxury canal estate, its angry residents claim.

Trouble in paradise: Residents demand action

Sand is being washed away, boat ramps destroyed and ‘dangerous’ pipes exposed due to council negligence in a luxury canal estate, its angry residents claim.

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