June 2019

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 5:24 PM

The Sunshine Coast has become a happy hunting ground for opportunistic car thieves, with an average of four cars being stolen in this region every day.

'Open slather': Happy hunting ground for car thieves

The Sunshine Coast has become a happy hunting ground for opportunistic car thieves, with an average of four cars being stolen in this region every day.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 11:35 AM

The Sunshine Coast has had its share of dramatic, high-speed police chases in the past 12 months, some that ended in tragedy.

High-speed police chases caught on camera

The Sunshine Coast has had its share of dramatic, high-speed police chases in the past 12 months, some that ended in tragedy.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 9:25 AM

A Coast woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing $25,000 in her own mother's pension funds due to involvement with an online dating scam.

Woman steals $25k from mother's pension after Nigerian scam

A Coast woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing $25,000 in her own mother's pension funds due to involvement with an online dating scam.

Published a story 18th Jun 2019 5:23 PM

A 76-year-old patient has been taken on a joyride in a stolen Blue Care bus, leading police on a "high-speed” pursuit across Maroochydore this afternoon.

76-year-old taken for joyride in stolen aged care bus

A 76-year-old patient has been taken on a joyride in a stolen Blue Care bus, leading police on a "high-speed” pursuit across Maroochydore this afternoon.

Published a story 18th Jun 2019 5:01 PM

A quiet Coast suburb could be transformed with a development application lodged for a new shopping precinct, including a supermarket and indoor sports centre.

Prominent developer launches major reshape for quiet suburb

A quiet Coast suburb could be transformed with a development application lodged for a new shopping precinct, including a supermarket and indoor sports centre.

Published a story 18th Jun 2019 4:20 PM

A Coast small business owner has expressed outrage after she was knocked "arse over tit” by an "out of control” juvenile trying to rob her.

'Worst in 12 years': Teen assault on Coast businesswoman

A Coast small business owner has expressed outrage after she was knocked "arse over tit” by an "out of control” juvenile trying to rob her.

Published a story 18th Jun 2019 9:45 AM

A Coast small business owner was hit in the face yesterday afternoon by a pair of 'out of control' juveniles trying to rob her.

'Out of control' youths attack Coast business owner

A Coast small business owner was hit in the face yesterday afternoon by a pair of 'out of control' juveniles trying to rob her.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 4:48 PM

A much-loved Coast family of six has been brought to its knees, dealt with three serious health blows one after the other.

'Beautiful' Coast family struck down with major health woes

A much-loved Coast family of six has been brought to its knees, dealt with three serious health blows one after the other.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 3:36 PM

A man in his 20s has been transported to hospital after a single vehicle crash at Bli Bli this afternoon.

Man in 20s raced to hospital after trapped in vehicle

A man in his 20s has been transported to hospital after a single vehicle crash at Bli Bli this afternoon.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 11:58 AM

The latest REIQ report for the March quarter has revealed the Sunshine Coast market delivered the second-highest annual growth in the state.

Complete list: Every Coast suburb's property performance

The latest REIQ report for the March quarter has revealed the Sunshine Coast market delivered the second-highest annual growth in the state.

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