December 2019

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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