Before a carpark is transformed into a 4.5 star hotel drivers will be forced to cough up cash to park there from next week.
More than 200 health workers will receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccination in the first two days of the rollout at a Coast hospital.
Coast residents lived in fear with break ins and car thefts becoming a regular occurrence while they say they were “tormented” by social housing residents.
From a health hub to housing estates and a surfer-friendly holiday stay, here are the projects poised to shape the Coast’s tourism hotspot in the years to come.
A specialist team will partner with developers and local councils to ensure regions including the Coast can cope with the population boom expected.
A popular Sunshine Coast restaurant has no plans to change its name or decor after it was labelled as a “mockery of Asian communities”.
A world-first system at a growing Coast suburb increased the number of waterfront blocks and has stopped the flow of sediment into the Pumicestone Passage.
A proposal for a new Coast sporting hub could take a major step forward when it is considered by council this year.
A $30 million office deal is in the works in what would be the largest sale of its kind on the Sunshine Coast in recent memory.
There are calls for Caloundra to get its fair share of funding for an art gallery and other city-making projects to bring a spark to the growing suburb.
Tegan Annett has been a journalist at the Gladstone Observer since 2012. She started as a cadet reporter, while studying at CQUniversity. A Tannum Sands resident since 2005, this year she took on the role as deputy editor.