April 2020

Published a story 8th Apr 2020 10:39 AM

Five young people have each been fined $1334.50 after they were busted having a "noisy party" at a Sunshine Coast hotel, despite social distancing directives.

'Reckless' youths fined for partying amid restrictions

Five young people have each been fined $1334.50 after they were busted having a "noisy party" at a Sunshine Coast hotel, despite social distancing directives.

Published a story 8th Apr 2020 6:55 AM

The Coast has lost a “shining light” after adored father and grandfather Dez Ginns tragically died after contracting a rare disease from a mozzie bite in Bali.

‘Fly free darling’: Loved dad loses battle with rare disease

The Coast has lost a “shining light” after adored father and grandfather Dez Ginns tragically died after contracting a rare disease from a mozzie bite in Bali.

Published a story 7th Apr 2020 1:09 PM

A devastating break-in has left a Sunshine Coast jewellery store struggling even more to stay afloat amid coronavirus restrictions.

$20k jewellery store theft a devastating blow

A devastating break-in has left a Sunshine Coast jewellery store struggling even more to stay afloat amid coronavirus restrictions.

Published a story 7th Apr 2020 6:40 AM

A small Sunshine Coast jewellery store is picking up the pieces after the hinterland business was targeted in a brazen theft early yesterday morning.

‘Very upsetting’: Small jeweller targeted in heist

A small Sunshine Coast jewellery store is picking up the pieces after the hinterland business was targeted in a brazen theft early yesterday morning.

Published a story 5th Apr 2020 7:33 PM

WATCH: A 10-year-old Coast boy hasn’t let self isolation stop him from reaching his goals, completing a marathon in his own home.

Self isolation no challenge for boy's marathon goal

WATCH: A 10-year-old Coast boy hasn’t let self isolation stop him from reaching his goals, completing a marathon in his own home.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 1:39 PM

A man in his 70s has been flown to hospital in a serious condition after his truck crashed in the northern Sunshine Coast hinterland this morning.

Man seriously injured in rural truck crash

A man in his 70s has been flown to hospital in a serious condition after his truck crashed in the northern Sunshine Coast hinterland this morning.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 11:15 AM

Two other staff members at Meridan State College are in self quarantine as a precaution after a Prep teacher tested positive to coronavirus yesterday.

More in quarantine after teacher's shock coronavirus news

Two other staff members at Meridan State College are in self quarantine as a precaution after a Prep teacher tested positive to coronavirus yesterday.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 6:30 AM

A major Sunshine Coast school is closed today after it's believed a staff member tested positive to coronavirus yesterday.

School closed after shock COVID-19 test result

A major Sunshine Coast school is closed today after it's believed a staff member tested positive to coronavirus yesterday.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 3:14 PM

A Sunshine Coast mum has shared the heartwarming moment her immunocompromised son connected with his grandparents while in isolation. WATCH THE VIDEO

Adorable moment little boy shines through isolation

A Sunshine Coast mum has shared the heartwarming moment her immunocompromised son connected with his grandparents while in isolation. WATCH THE VIDEO

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 11:46 AM

Two cruise ships anchored off the Sunshine Coast have caused concern among residents, but authorities say there’s no cause for alarm.

Explained: Why cruise ships are anchored off Coast

Two cruise ships anchored off the Sunshine Coast have caused concern among residents, but authorities say there’s no cause for alarm.

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