August 2019

Published a story 2nd Aug 2019 2:05 PM

A leading Sunshine Coast civil contractor has been fined more than $20,000 for contaminating a waterway and breaching development conditions.

Major civil firm's fines top $20k for waterway contamination

A leading Sunshine Coast civil contractor has been fined more than $20,000 for contaminating a waterway and breaching development conditions.

July 2019

Published a story 31st Jul 2019 6:57 PM

Carparking and street-level appeal have emerged as early sticking points in Sunshine Coast Council's bid to build a city hall in the new city centre.

Parking rush: New city hall's early issues identified

Carparking and street-level appeal have emerged as early sticking points in Sunshine Coast Council's bid to build a city hall in the new city centre.

Published a story 31st Jul 2019 6:54 PM

Sunshine Coast Council says buses will help fill a public transport void its city hall-based staff will experience while mass transit solutions are realised.

Buses top option for CBD workers waiting for light rail

Sunshine Coast Council says buses will help fill a public transport void its city hall-based staff will experience while mass transit solutions are realised.

Published a story 30th Jul 2019 7:32 PM

Police say a lucky catch saved an out-of-control Jeep from plummeting 100m down a cliff after it rolled away from a Coast property this evening.

Runaway Jeep takes the high road off a cliff

Police say a lucky catch saved an out-of-control Jeep from plummeting 100m down a cliff after it rolled away from a Coast property this evening.

Published a story 29th Jul 2019 12:10 PM

Formal assessment of Sunshine Coast Council's city hall development is yet to begin despite the application being lodged more than a month ago.

Payment delay holds up city hall assessment

Formal assessment of Sunshine Coast Council's city hall development is yet to begin despite the application being lodged more than a month ago.

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 10:22 AM

A Sunshine Coast firm has landed a million-dollar contract to connect the region to the rest of the world.

Coast firm lands $1M international broadband cable contract

A Sunshine Coast firm has landed a million-dollar contract to connect the region to the rest of the world.

Published a story 11th Jul 2019 7:05 PM

The Bruce Highway was blocked after five vehicles were involved in a pile up on the Sunshine Coast.

Two hospitalised after five-car pile up blocks Bruce Hwy

The Bruce Highway was blocked after five vehicles were involved in a pile up on the Sunshine Coast.

Published a story 9th Jul 2019 1:00 PM

A prominent Coast builder says he will "absolutely” fight Sunshine Coast Council efforts to ban him from using the roof of his exclusive island home.

Builder boss returns serve in rooftop tennis court stoush

A prominent Coast builder says he will "absolutely” fight Sunshine Coast Council efforts to ban him from using the roof of his exclusive island home.

Published a story 6th Jul 2019 3:43 PM

Authorities have confirmed the identity of an 18-year-old Sunshine Coast man killed in a Bruce Highway crash north of the region overnight.

Police confirm identity of teenage fatal crash victim

Authorities have confirmed the identity of an 18-year-old Sunshine Coast man killed in a Bruce Highway crash north of the region overnight.

Published a story 6th Jul 2019 10:55 AM

Shocking details have emerged about a crash which killed a Sunshine Coast teen and threw a fellow Coast 18-year-old from the same vehicle.

One dead, five from Coast injured in horror Bruce Hwy crash

Shocking details have emerged about a crash which killed a Sunshine Coast teen and threw a fellow Coast 18-year-old from the same vehicle.

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Stuart studied journalism at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba. He worked briefly at Central Queensland News and Warwick Daily News. He has worked as a reporter at The Chronicle since July 2009.