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New look on the old 'live above the fish-and-chip shop' lifestyle

New look on the old 'live above the fish-and-chip shop' lifestyle

The lure of faster internet on the Sunshine Coast - and south-east Queensland - has triggered one developer to offer a new shake on the old idea of working downstairs and living upstairs.

  • by Tony Moore

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Teenager caught in rip during schoolies celebration
Sunshine Coast

Teenager caught in rip during schoolies celebration

The teenager swallowed a large amount of water before making it to shore and raising the alarm.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
Paddler sent 'flying' into water as shark bites kayak
Sunshine Coast

Paddler sent 'flying' into water as shark bites kayak

A four-metre tiger shark has bitten a kayak, sending a man "flying" into the water off the Sunshine Coast.

  • by Ruth McCosker
How three Queensland teachers wrote books and retired early
Brisbane

How three Queensland teachers wrote books and retired early

Army of teenage fans help teachers crack international booksellers’ list.

  • by Alison Brown
How a Queensland cop helped deliver a baby by the side of the road
South-east Queensland

How a Queensland cop helped deliver a baby by the side of the road

A mum who gave birth to her baby girl on the side of the Bruce Highway has been reunited with the Queensland police officer who helped deliver her.

  • by Alison Brown
Thousands of books go missing from SEQ libraries
Gold Coast

Thousands of books go missing from SEQ libraries

Figures show 75,000 items missing or stolen from SEQ library shelves.

  • by Alison Brown
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Shopping centre Santas don't need blue cards
Christmas

Shopping centre Santas don't need blue cards

Government must close loophole to safeguard children: child protection advocates.

  • by Alison Brown
The Sunshine Coast is Australia's caravan-living capital
South-east Queensland

The Sunshine Coast is Australia's caravan-living capital

More than 2200 people 'lived' in a caravan on the Sunshine Coast on census night, making it Australia's caravan capital. Why?

  • by Tony Moore
Two joy rides, struggle with police and crashes lead to duo charged
Sunshine Coast

Two joy rides, struggle with police and crashes lead to duo charged

Two men have been charged following a high speed chase on the Sunshine Coast as police pursued an allegedly stolen Mercedes and a Commodore on Friday.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
Mercury racing to 36 degrees as heatwave engulfs Queensland
Sunshine Coast

Mercury racing to 36 degrees as heatwave engulfs Queensland

Queenslanders braced for searing lunchtime heat on Friday, with the mercury jumping six degrees in two hours in a township west of Brisbane.

  • by Toby Crockford & Jocelyn Garcia
Queensland's independent public schools ‘destined for the scrapheap’
Brisbane

Queensland's independent public schools ‘destined for the scrapheap’

But teaching union argues they weren’t killed off quick enough.

  • by Alison Brown