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'Lucky ones': Fire victims thank community for support

The Bli Bli home was completely gutted when it was engulfed in flames.
The Bli Bli home was completely gutted when it was engulfed in flames.


THIRTY seconds was the difference between life and death for two dogs caught in a "vicious" house fire. Cindy Rogers and Matthew Tolley's Queenslander home went up in flames, destroying most of their beloved possessions.

The couple were travelling to Kingaroy for a family birthday when they got the "horrific" phone call telling them their home of 15 years was on fire, believed to have ignited in the kitchen. READ MORE

Council takes another swing at rooftop tennis court

Wayne Dwyer hopes to finish building his rooftop tennis court. Photo: Patrick Woods.
Wayne Dwyer hopes to finish building his rooftop tennis court. Photo: Patrick Woods.

SUNSHINE Coast Council has taken another swing at the owners of a controversial rooftop tennis court, seeking they be dealt with for contempt in a court application. READ MORE

Almost $30m tipped into building firm before collapse

CLAIMS: RGD Group shareholder Greg Clark claims he poured $30 million into building companies directed by Ron Grabbe, inset, before they entered administration.
CLAIMS: RGD Group shareholder Greg Clark claims he poured $30 million into building companies directed by Ron Grabbe, inset, before they entered administration.

ALMOST $30 million was tipped into a Coast building company in the months leading up to its collapse. A letter written on behalf of RGD Group Pty Ltd shareholder Greg Clark, understood to be the former head of global cyber security company Symantec, to creditors of RGD Group and RGD Constructions Pty Ltd outlined the efforts. READ MORE

 

Resort making a comeback with major booking spike

Ingenia Holidays Rivershore in Diddillibah is positive about the future as coronavirus restrictions begin to ease. Lilliana Zelinski-Rutland, 10, and Tabitha Zelinski-Rutland, 7, take a swim in the pool at the resort. Photo: Warren Lynam
Ingenia Holidays Rivershore in Diddillibah is positive about the future as coronavirus restrictions begin to ease. Lilliana Zelinski-Rutland, 10, and Tabitha Zelinski-Rutland, 7, take a swim in the pool at the resort. Photo: Warren Lynam

ACCOMMODATION providers on the Sunshine Coast are preparing to resurrect after a devastating period for businesses as travel restrictions begin to ease.

Ingenia Holidays Rivershore was forced to cease almost all operations at the Diddillibah resort due to the non-essential travel ban, with virus regulations crushing a number of industries. READ MORE

Pt Cartright becomes home to new waterfall

 

 

POINT Cartwright is home to a spectacular painted water reservoir and a lighthouse. But it is not known for waterfalls - until this week. After a brief shower, locals were stunned by the small waterfall near the base of the headland hill which is popular for walkers with dogs, fishermen and photographers. READ MORE

 

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