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Tue 9 Jun 2020

Do you Vespa? This group wants you to join the ride

Do you Vespa? This group wants you to join the ride

A small band of dedicated Vespa owners in the Toowoomba area are looking for more Vespa riders to join them.

Friendship reassessment thanks to COVID-19

Friendship reassessment thanks to COVID-19

It's interesting how some friendships have completely lost their significance and others have strengthened thanks to COVID-19 restrictions.

Grants to help Queenslanders take time for mental health

Grants to help Queenslanders take time for mental health

A grants program to support Queensland Mental Health Week events that promote wellbeing, reduce stigma and raise community awareness has been launched.

Trix and owner win champion stunt dog title

Trix and owner win champion stunt dog title

Local dog Trix and his owner/handler Nicki Klevering have been awarded the Champion Stunt Dog Title through Do More With Your Dog (DMWYD).

Thu 21 May 2020

Parents should think before they post

Parents should think before they post

It is scary that before a baby is even born the child’s digital footprint is being created.

Wed 20 May 2020

CovidSafe app a fail

CovidSafe app a fail

Australians (journalists included) who were extremely adamant we all had to get the CovidSafe app for the good of mankind are now probably a little riled up.

A tale of two countries: the costs of lifting restrictions

A tale of two countries: the costs of lifting restrictions

In Sweden, with no lockdown: Consumer spending down 25%, 3679 deaths.

Day-tripper boom

Day-tripper boom

I’ve not seen the Sunshine Coast so busy with pedestrians and vehicles since the Christmas school holidays in 2019.

Thu 14 May 2020

Is this the Coffs you want to live in?

Is this the Coffs you want to live in?

On Monday night, May 11th, someone set fire to my car that was parked on Thompsons road just one block from the highway.

Wed 13 May 2020

The Menzies@PacificParadise Nurses are the heart beat of Health Care

The Menzies@PacificParadise Nurses are the heart beat of Health...

The residents and staff of The Menzies @PacificParadise Residential Care celebrated the remarkable job of our nurses at The International Nurses Day Events.

Extensive land clearing of bushfire regions

Extensive land clearing of bushfire regions

The woodchip carrier, Cattleya arrived in Eden yesterday to load about 40,000 tonnes of woodchips.

Wed 6 May 2020

Local Dance School Goes Online

Local Dance School Goes Online

Bellydance Sunshine Coast opened it's doors in 2017 and has had rapid growth with locals and the community as it kicked off a Bellydance revolution on the Coast, from...

Social distancing a distant memory

Social distancing a distant memory

Evidently, Australians have suddenly forgotten what 1½ metres looks like.

Coronavirus garbage crisis

Coronavirus garbage crisis

On my run yesterday afternoon, it made me rather despondent to note the overflowing bins along the Mooloolaba esplanade, crammed full with plastic takeaway containers...

Tue 5 May 2020

Pell’s Acquittal: Victims’ Right of Reply!

Pell’s Acquittal: Victims’ Right of Reply!

Warning: this article contains details of child sexual abuse which some people might find distressing, upsetting and triggering.

Wed 22 Apr 2020

Fuel Ripoff

Fuel Ripoff

Fuel Ripoff

Mon 20 Apr 2020

Yvonne Chard celebrates her 90th birthday

Yvonne Chard celebrates her 90th birthday

Yvonne celebrates her 90th birthday today.

Tue 7 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Class Action

COVID-19 Class Action

A class action undertaken by the major international airlines, cruise ships, tourism industries and those families directly affected by COVID-19 against the Chinese...

Social Distancing Etiquette

Social Distancing Etiquette

The Corona Virus has shown that we have lost respect for each other and lack basic manners.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

SEQ Water closing dam walking/bike trails absurd

SEQ Water closing dam walking/bike trails absurd

It makes no sense at all for SEQ Water to close the walking trails/mountain bike trails at the dams with the excuse you are using around legislation with the virus ...

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