March 2021

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 11:35 AM

A Coast retirement village and holiday park have been swept up in a $65 million deal as a national property firm extends its reach into the region.

Coast retirement village, holiday park swept up in $65m deal

A Coast retirement village and holiday park have been swept up in a $65 million deal as a national property firm extends its reach into the region.

February 2021

Published a story 11th Feb 2021 6:07 PM

Retail boss Zac Fried says greater detail on the next stage of a $250 million Maroochydore CBD investment will become available “shortly” as new images are released.

FIRST GLIMPSE: Towers on horizon in Spotlight’s CBD hub

Retail boss Zac Fried says greater detail on the next stage of a $250 million Maroochydore CBD investment will become available “shortly” as new images are released.

Published a story 8th Feb 2021 5:35 PM

Retiree Greig Sisely’s dogged fight to claw back more than $100,000 in tax has consumed eight years of what should have been a golden period of his life.

Determined retiree fights tax office over $100K bill

Retiree Greig Sisely’s dogged fight to claw back more than $100,000 in tax has consumed eight years of what should have been a golden period of his life.

January 2021

Published a story 29th Jan 2021 3:22 PM

A detective was allegedly dragged along the road while arresting a 31-year-old man who police say was driving a stolen car through a Coast neighbourhood. WATCH!

Detective ‘dragged’ in dramatic Coast arrest

A detective was allegedly dragged along the road while arresting a 31-year-old man who police say was driving a stolen car through a Coast neighbourhood. WATCH!

Published a story 28th Jan 2021 6:01 PM

A Coast director who has risen from Woolies worker to international filmmaker says there is still plenty he wants to achieve behind the camera.

Director’s Super Bowl licking sparks glory run of jobs

A Coast director who has risen from Woolies worker to international filmmaker says there is still plenty he wants to achieve behind the camera.

Published a story 17th Jan 2021 6:21 PM

The sad news of Coast dad Steven Polwarth’s death has sparked an outpouring of emotional tributes to a man widely respected in his community.

Cancer steals Coast dad from young family

The sad news of Coast dad Steven Polwarth’s death has sparked an outpouring of emotional tributes to a man widely respected in his community.

Published a story 17th Jan 2021 2:39 PM

Police have finalised their investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash and have determined the rider was at fault.

Investigation finds rider at fault in fatal motorhome crash

Police have finalised their investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash and have determined the rider was at fault.

Published a story 16th Jan 2021 8:09 PM

Lifesavers at a Coast club have reported performing five rescues on a day when more than 18,000 people hit the region’s beaches.

Lifesavers rescue five people as 18,000 hit the sand

Lifesavers at a Coast club have reported performing five rescues on a day when more than 18,000 people hit the region’s beaches.

Published a story 16th Jan 2021 6:08 PM

A woman has been winched into a helicopter from the scene of a fall onto rocks at a popular Coast attraction. WATCH THE RESCUE

Woman falls 15m onto rocks after slipping in national park

A woman has been winched into a helicopter from the scene of a fall onto rocks at a popular Coast attraction. WATCH THE RESCUE

Published a story 11th Jan 2021 2:51 PM

Paramedics are assessing three people at the scene of a two-car crash near The Big Pineapple.

Paramedics treat six people at nearby Coast crashes

Paramedics are assessing three people at the scene of a two-car crash near The Big Pineapple.

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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.