July 2018

Published a story 19th Jul 2018 5:24 PM

THE jury who were to decide the fate of a former nurse accused of a one-punch attack have been unable to reach a unanimous verdict.

Jury hung in former nurse assault trial

THE jury who were to decide the fate of a former nurse accused of a one-punch attack have been unable to reach a unanimous verdict.

Published a story 19th Jul 2018 5:12 PM

PERFECT weather conditions and a mix of exciting attractions proved a success for Coast tourism operators over recent school holidays.

Why the Coast was the place to be these school holidays

PERFECT weather conditions and a mix of exciting attractions proved a success for Coast tourism operators over recent school holidays.

Published a story 18th Jul 2018 5:46 PM

A WOMAN who claims she punched a man, causing serious injuries, to protect her boyfriend has broken down in tears listening to her police interview in court.

'I didn't think': One punch accused's court breakdown

A WOMAN who claims she punched a man, causing serious injuries, to protect her boyfriend has broken down in tears listening to her police interview in court.

Published a story 16th Jul 2018 12:42 PM

A MAN who lit a stolen car on fire on the Bruce Hwy following a dangerous police chase has claimed it 'spontaneously combusted'.

Police chase comes to fiery end on Bruce Hwy

A MAN who lit a stolen car on fire on the Bruce Hwy following a dangerous police chase has claimed it 'spontaneously combusted'.

Published a story 16th Jul 2018 11:20 AM

The ring leader in a horrific and violent Coast home invasion targeting a disabled man and his carer has been sentenced to three years' imprisonment.

Disabled man and carer victims of violent home invasion

The ring leader in a horrific and violent Coast home invasion targeting a disabled man and his carer has been sentenced to three years' imprisonment.

Published a story 16th Jul 2018 10:27 AM

WHILE the aged care minister is pushing for staff to report unsafe practices, the Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union claim it's not that simple.

Shifts 'dried up' when aged care workers complain: union

WHILE the aged care minister is pushing for staff to report unsafe practices, the Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union claim it's not that simple.

Published a story 16th Jul 2018 6:44 AM

NEW research has found the Sunshine Coast has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the state with no current laws banning un-vaccinated children from schools.

Coast's shocking vaccination rate revealed

NEW research has found the Sunshine Coast has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the state with no current laws banning un-vaccinated children from schools.

Published a story 16th Jul 2018 6:23 AM

THE winter temperatures have done little to deter beach-goers these school holidays with hundreds packing out Coast beaches.

Holiday-makers make the most out of beach despite cold

THE winter temperatures have done little to deter beach-goers these school holidays with hundreds packing out Coast beaches.

Published a story 15th Jul 2018 6:12 PM

A COAST store owner has come out on top in a battle with council over hanging plant baskets that's dragged out for years.

Court rejects council crackdown on shop's hanging baskets

A COAST store owner has come out on top in a battle with council over hanging plant baskets that's dragged out for years.

Published a story 15th Jul 2018 5:34 PM

A LITTLE girl with a rare disease was the inspiration behind a 10 day bike ride from South Australia to the Sunshine Coast.

'Nutty' idea becomes 2000km bike ride for awareness

A LITTLE girl with a rare disease was the inspiration behind a 10 day bike ride from South Australia to the Sunshine Coast.

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