June 2019

Published a story 22nd Jun 2019 3:24 PM

Council has kept the door open for future development of a community facility on flood-prone former farmland which officers recommended be maintained.

'Public interest' drives urban sprawl into flood-prone land

Council has kept the door open for future development of a community facility on flood-prone former farmland which officers recommended be maintained.

Published a story 21st Jun 2019 5:04 PM

A learner driver who had never held an open licence was found "blind drunk”, with drugs and in the wreckage of a dangerous car he had driven.

'Blind drunk' learner driver busted at crash scene

A learner driver who had never held an open licence was found "blind drunk”, with drugs and in the wreckage of a dangerous car he had driven.

Published a story 21st Jun 2019 4:49 PM

The business community and deputy mayor have declared the Sunshine Coast's doors wide open to any tourists Noosa may turn away.

Sunshine Coast seizes chance to welcome outcast tourists

The business community and deputy mayor have declared the Sunshine Coast's doors wide open to any tourists Noosa may turn away.

Published a story 21st Jun 2019 4:42 PM

A man who drove the wrong way on a motorway off-ramp and caused a four-car crash was found with a whopping alcohol reading.

Drink driver blames sheer stupidity for motorway smash

A man who drove the wrong way on a motorway off-ramp and caused a four-car crash was found with a whopping alcohol reading.

Published a story 20th Jun 2019 7:44 PM

Households can expect future rates hikes such as those outlined in the Sunshine Coast Council's 2019-20 budget so long as the population continues to grow.

Mayor explains why rates hikes are 'impossible' to avoid

Households can expect future rates hikes such as those outlined in the Sunshine Coast Council's 2019-20 budget so long as the population continues to grow.

Published a story 20th Jun 2019 7:32 PM

An investment partner's down payment for the Sunshine Coast Airport is expected to restore council's 'strong neutral' credit rating by 2022.

Airport down payment key to council's credit rating revival

An investment partner's down payment for the Sunshine Coast Airport is expected to restore council's 'strong neutral' credit rating by 2022.

Published a story 20th Jun 2019 10:16 AM

Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson has introduced the $848 million 2019/20 budget, which he said is forecast to deliver a $29.6 million surplus.

COUNCIL BUDGET: Rates hike, infrastructure cash splash

Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson has introduced the $848 million 2019/20 budget, which he said is forecast to deliver a $29.6 million surplus.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 5:16 PM

Man will be paying for split-second decision for years to come.

Coast musician's 'momentary lapse' tips off cops to crimes

Man will be paying for split-second decision for years to come.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 5:04 PM

A man is forbidden within 100m of a Maroochydore residence where he is alleged to have raped, tortured and indecently dealt with a man whose mind was impaired.

Man accused of raping, torturing mentally-impaired victim

A man is forbidden within 100m of a Maroochydore residence where he is alleged to have raped, tortured and indecently dealt with a man whose mind was impaired.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 3:40 PM

He wasn't the one driving the vessel, but the keen boatie has paid the price for a night on the grog.

Boatie dad loses licences after he let son drive

He wasn't the one driving the vessel, but the keen boatie has paid the price for a night on the grog.

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