January 2020

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 6:30 PM

Moy Pocket dairy farmer Peter Rough hasn’t had a pay cheque in a month, he’s been forced to send cattle to the slaughterhouse and recent rainfall on the Sunshine Coast hasn’t reached his property.

‘Critical point’: Coast farmer’s desperate cry for help

Moy Pocket dairy farmer Peter Rough hasn’t had a pay cheque in a month, he’s been forced to send cattle to the slaughterhouse and recent rainfall on the Sunshine Coast hasn’t reached his property.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 5:31 PM

Third generation Kenilworth dairy farmer Shane Paulger’s hay supply is so dangerously low he fears it will run out with the busfire crisis and “corporate greed” to blame

‘Seriously bad’: Coast farmer’s hay supply dangerously low

Third generation Kenilworth dairy farmer Shane Paulger’s hay supply is so dangerously low he fears it will run out with the busfire crisis and “corporate greed” to blame

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 9:42 AM

One of the “most remarkable” Sunshine Coast doctors is unable to retire for fears his many patients will be without the specialist care they desperately need.

Last doctor standing, but Wayne Herdy can’t retire

One of the “most remarkable” Sunshine Coast doctors is unable to retire for fears his many patients will be without the specialist care they desperately need.

Published a story 16th Jan 2020 6:04 PM

Richard Day chuckles as he talks about his son Alecz. It’s a laugh that masks the sheer terror and disbelief of the past week, borne out of absolute relief that “his boy” is alive.

Sheer terror turns relief for Alecz Day’s parents

Richard Day chuckles as he talks about his son Alecz. It’s a laugh that masks the sheer terror and disbelief of the past week, borne out of absolute relief that “his boy” is alive.

Published a story 16th Jan 2020 3:10 PM

A Sunshine Coast tradition will mark its 30th successive year on Australia Day, offering locals a fun-filled day of entertainment.

READY, SET, FLUSH: Aussie Day Dunny Races return

A Sunshine Coast tradition will mark its 30th successive year on Australia Day, offering locals a fun-filled day of entertainment.

Published a story 16th Jan 2020 2:19 PM

Terry Brooker blew 0.22, William Boland blew 0.212, Jesse Gordon blew 0.182 and Warren Dean blew 0.171 while 18 others were stung for drug driving offences.

Named and shamed: 22 drink drivers exposed, 8 high range

Terry Brooker blew 0.22, William Boland blew 0.212, Jesse Gordon blew 0.182 and Warren Dean blew 0.171 while 18 others were stung for drug driving offences.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 6:17 PM

The once mighty Mary River has been reduced to a mere "trickle", crippling its water-reliant dairy farmers and turning away campers in the peak holiday season.

‘Worst I’ve seen’: Mighty Mary reduced to a trickle

The once mighty Mary River has been reduced to a mere "trickle", crippling its water-reliant dairy farmers and turning away campers in the peak holiday season.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 3:11 PM

A new art gallery has been hailed as a tourism mecca and compared to Tasmania’s successful MONA by a prominent business leader.

‘It will go off’: New gallery compared to MONA

A new art gallery has been hailed as a tourism mecca and compared to Tasmania’s successful MONA by a prominent business leader.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 10:55 AM

All proceeds from the kids sporting event will go to bushfire relief efforts.

Falcons, Coast business join forces to aid bushfire appeal

All proceeds from the kids sporting event will go to bushfire relief efforts.

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