April 2019

Published a story 21st Apr 2019 9:18 PM

Construction industry momentum is growing at the Coast's southern end but a long-established builder fears it will be unsustainable without infrastructure.

The rural suburb set to be a construction powerhouse

Construction industry momentum is growing at the Coast's southern end but a long-established builder fears it will be unsustainable without infrastructure.

Published a story 19th Apr 2019 3:22 PM

DEVELOPERS of a beachfront apartment building are not surprised their project has met opposition they say has arisen from misleading information being spread.

Developer fires back at 'misleading' info being spread

DEVELOPERS of a beachfront apartment building are not surprised their project has met opposition they say has arisen from misleading information being spread.

Published a story 19th Apr 2019 1:20 PM

A MAN has been taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash on a busy stretch of Coast road.

Man hospitalised after motorway crash

A MAN has been taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash on a busy stretch of Coast road.

Published a story 19th Apr 2019 10:17 AM

Surfer Malia Ting was grateful for the fun waves that helped propel her through to the semi-finals of one of her favourite contests

Young surfer thrilled with finals berth in favourite event

Surfer Malia Ting was grateful for the fun waves that helped propel her through to the semi-finals of one of her favourite contests

Published a story 19th Apr 2019 9:08 AM

A 40-YEAR-OLD Twin Waters man has been charged after allegedly failing to stop for a random breath test overnight

Man charged after fleeing police breath test

A 40-YEAR-OLD Twin Waters man has been charged after allegedly failing to stop for a random breath test overnight

Published a story 16th Apr 2019 3:42 PM

Quarry developer Barro Group has stepped up its fight to build a large pit on the Sunshine Coast after its initial application was refused.

Quarry developer digs in to fight council refusal

Quarry developer Barro Group has stepped up its fight to build a large pit on the Sunshine Coast after its initial application was refused.

March 2019

Published a story 29th Mar 2019 2:53 PM

Councillors have pledged to protect the Ocean St precinct and apologised for not doing more to make that happen while deciding new nightlife rules.

Councillor sorry for Ocean St precinct 'let down'

Councillors have pledged to protect the Ocean St precinct and apologised for not doing more to make that happen while deciding new nightlife rules.

Published a story 29th Mar 2019 1:29 PM

It has taken a lot of time, stress and money to turn Kat Bennington's absolute devastation to elation but she says in the end it was worth it.

'Council should have backed us in the first place': Resident

It has taken a lot of time, stress and money to turn Kat Bennington's absolute devastation to elation but she says in the end it was worth it.

Published a story 29th Mar 2019 12:04 PM

Lawyer Ray Barber says Aussie battlers can overcome government and developers if they get their fight organised early.

Aussie battlers stick it to 'the man' in servo court fight

Lawyer Ray Barber says Aussie battlers can overcome government and developers if they get their fight organised early.

Published a story 28th Mar 2019 4:42 PM

Barro Group Queensland general manager Ian Riddout says the refusal of his company's quarry application marks a sad and very costly day for the Sunshine Coast.

'Sad, costly' day as quarry boss laments refusal

Barro Group Queensland general manager Ian Riddout says the refusal of his company's quarry application marks a sad and very costly day for the Sunshine Coast.

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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.