January 2019

Published a story 22nd Jan 2019 3:18 PM

Months of anxiety and stress have culminated in a crushing blow to Coast residents left scrambling by a builder's collapse to have their new homes completed.

Builder collapse customers out of pocket, out of home

Months of anxiety and stress have culminated in a crushing blow to Coast residents left scrambling by a builder's collapse to have their new homes completed.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2019 1:34 PM

Liquidated builder Aaron Steel says his company hasn't just taken people's money and run.

Builder collapse: 'We haven't just taken money and run'

Liquidated builder Aaron Steel says his company hasn't just taken people's money and run.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2019 11:13 AM

A Sunshine Coast builder has gone into liquidation leaving angry customers and contractors to realise the large sum of their losses.

Builder collapses leaving homes unfinished, thousands owed

A Sunshine Coast builder has gone into liquidation leaving angry customers and contractors to realise the large sum of their losses.

Published a story 21st Jan 2019 2:19 PM

A Coast builder has been ordered to pay more than $50,000 in damages for defective backyard renovations.

Builder cops $50,000 damages bill for defective work

A Coast builder has been ordered to pay more than $50,000 in damages for defective backyard renovations.

Published a story 21st Jan 2019 12:47 PM

Seas will rise for the Coast's highest tide of the year, inundating low-lying areas normally unaffected by the ocean's lunar cycles.

King tide brings tricky waterway conditions

Seas will rise for the Coast's highest tide of the year, inundating low-lying areas normally unaffected by the ocean's lunar cycles.

Published a story 20th Jan 2019 2:49 PM

Fond memories of sports days on the oval have Buderim resident Beverley Lavarack pleased extra steps are being taken to protect her former school.

School's bid to be added to heritage register

Fond memories of sports days on the oval have Buderim resident Beverley Lavarack pleased extra steps are being taken to protect her former school.

Published a story 18th Jan 2019 3:54 PM

The value of a $900,000 spend on planning information from the failed Brisbane Road carpark deal will be minuscule, according to Cr Greg Rogerson.

Failed carpark deal details yet to prove worth

The value of a $900,000 spend on planning information from the failed Brisbane Road carpark deal will be minuscule, according to Cr Greg Rogerson.

Published a story 18th Jan 2019 2:55 PM

Soil and water are being tested at the Sunshine Coast Airport expansion site to determine the extent of a chemical contamination caused by firefighting foam.

Chemical concerns cloud airport expansion

Soil and water are being tested at the Sunshine Coast Airport expansion site to determine the extent of a chemical contamination caused by firefighting foam.

Published a story 18th Jan 2019 11:23 AM

Police Minister Mark Ryan says Queenslanders can rest assured their state has the toughest post-conviction monitoring system in the country.

Fardon's monitoring will be tough: Police minister

Police Minister Mark Ryan says Queenslanders can rest assured their state has the toughest post-conviction monitoring system in the country.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 5:02 PM

COAST MPs have made clear they don't want serial rapist Robert John Fardon living in their electorates after his release into the community.

MPs warn off released rapist Robert John Fardon

COAST MPs have made clear they don't want serial rapist Robert John Fardon living in their electorates after his release into the community.

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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.