October 2020

Published a story 20th Oct 2020 3:31 PM

See the rankings of all 196 Sunshine Coast childcare centres and what makes the top two a cut above the rest.

FULL LIST: Coast’s best childcare centres help kids thrive

See the rankings of all 196 Sunshine Coast childcare centres and what makes the top two a cut above the rest.

Published a story 8th Oct 2020 5:18 PM

An avalanche of more than 400,000 submissions against a proposed expansion of a Coast dog breeding facility has council scrambling to assess the application.

Online avalanche buries kennel expansion bid

An avalanche of more than 400,000 submissions against a proposed expansion of a Coast dog breeding facility has council scrambling to assess the application.

September 2020

Published a story 29th Sep 2020 10:30 AM

Unsuccessful mayoral candidate Don Innes has failed in a courtroom bid to have Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson’s tenure in the top job overturned.

Supreme Court throws out bid to end mayor’s reign

Unsuccessful mayoral candidate Don Innes has failed in a courtroom bid to have Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson’s tenure in the top job overturned.

Published a story 22nd Sep 2020 6:52 PM

The Coast’s oldest town is looking to its future as residents capture a community spirit that has helped it thrive for the past 150 years.

Town encapsulates welcoming spirit for milestone

The Coast’s oldest town is looking to its future as residents capture a community spirit that has helped it thrive for the past 150 years.

Published a story 21st Sep 2020 9:55 AM

Police have charged four men after a fight erupted at Coast night markets at the weekend.

Markets mayhem as man bashed, four charged

Police have charged four men after a fight erupted at Coast night markets at the weekend.

Published a story 19th Sep 2020 6:11 PM

It’s a full house for Sunshine Coast Stadium’s last NRL game of the season as the Melbourne Storm take an early lead against their guests Wests Tigers.

Full house for Coast’s final NRL fiesta of season

It’s a full house for Sunshine Coast Stadium’s last NRL game of the season as the Melbourne Storm take an early lead against their guests Wests Tigers.

Published a story 18th Sep 2020 12:19 PM

A man and a woman have escaped serious injury after two cars crashed on a steep section of a Coast road.

Drivers escape injury in two-car Coast crash

A man and a woman have escaped serious injury after two cars crashed on a steep section of a Coast road.

Published a story 17th Sep 2020 6:27 PM

A fisherman has been flown to hospital after being bitten by a shark off the coast of Fraser Island.

Man’s hand mauled as he tries to unhook shark

A fisherman has been flown to hospital after being bitten by a shark off the coast of Fraser Island.

Published a story 15th Sep 2020 2:03 PM

Coast radio star Sam Coward has revealed his biggest regret as he recovers from a heart attack that would usually kill eight out of 10 people.

Heart attack shows radio star he must clean up act

Coast radio star Sam Coward has revealed his biggest regret as he recovers from a heart attack that would usually kill eight out of 10 people.

Published a story 13th Sep 2020 5:37 PM

New data has exposed the failings of the Coast’s dangerous dog owners, with more than 30 under strict regulations due to attacks on people.

Council adds teeth to dangerous dog monitoring

New data has exposed the failings of the Coast’s dangerous dog owners, with more than 30 under strict regulations due to attacks on people.

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Stuart studied journalism at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba. He worked briefly at Central Queensland News and Warwick Daily News. He has worked as a reporter at The Chronicle since July 2009.