January 2021

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 11:33 AM

The new Maroochydore CBD has its first dedicated coffee house after homegrown success story Colombian Coffee Co unveiled its third local cafe.

Fresh aromas waft into new CBD as first cafe opens

The new Maroochydore CBD has its first dedicated coffee house after homegrown success story Colombian Coffee Co unveiled its third local cafe.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 2:15 PM

Three trailblazing Sunshine Coast companies are changing the way bushfires are detected and defeated in an emergency response where minutes can make a world of difference.

High flyers unite for new weapon against bushfires

Three trailblazing Sunshine Coast companies are changing the way bushfires are detected and defeated in an emergency response where minutes can make a world of difference.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 11:47 AM

Nambour Crushers have kept their A-grade squad intact and been bolstered by a pair of former Queensland Cup players.

Crushers add talent to roster ahead of season launch

Nambour Crushers have kept their A-grade squad intact and been bolstered by a pair of former Queensland Cup players.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 11:04 AM

The Coast has been hit with an influx of snake bites with four people being taken to hospital in the past 24 hours.

Four injured in separate snake bites on Coast

The Coast has been hit with an influx of snake bites with four people being taken to hospital in the past 24 hours.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 10:21 AM

“14mm in an hour”: The “short, sharp” bursts of heavy rainfall that have drenched the Coast are expected to hang around over coming days.

‘Plenty out there’: Sharp showers to hang around

“14mm in an hour”: The “short, sharp” bursts of heavy rainfall that have drenched the Coast are expected to hang around over coming days.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 9:36 AM

"How can the COVID-19 vaccine be safe when it was developed so fast?” A Coast health expert has the answer to a frequently asked question about the vaccine.

Health expert debunks COVID vaccine concern

"How can the COVID-19 vaccine be safe when it was developed so fast?” A Coast health expert has the answer to a frequently asked question about the vaccine.

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 5:19 PM

Nearly 840,000 visitors from inside Queensland flocked to the Sunshine Coast in a three-month block in which the region significantly outperformed rival markets.

Destination of choice: Coast top holiday wishlist

Nearly 840,000 visitors from inside Queensland flocked to the Sunshine Coast in a three-month block in which the region significantly outperformed rival markets.

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 2:35 PM

Parts of the Coast known for low vaccination rates could pose a problem for the rollout of the COVID-19 immunisation plan, health experts warn.

Coast hot spots most resistant to COVID vaccine

Parts of the Coast known for low vaccination rates could pose a problem for the rollout of the COVID-19 immunisation plan, health experts warn.

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 1:17 PM

The director of popular music festival Jungle Love has confirmed it will make a return this year after the pandemic shut down last year’s event.

‘Absolute dream’: Jungle Love’s triumphant return

The director of popular music festival Jungle Love has confirmed it will make a return this year after the pandemic shut down last year’s event.

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 4:22 PM

A Noosa businessman has beaten a host of high quality submissions from experienced operators to snap up the Sebel Pelican Waters on his third attempt.

Third time’s a charm for Sebel’s new owner

A Noosa businessman has beaten a host of high quality submissions from experienced operators to snap up the Sebel Pelican Waters on his third attempt.

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