September 2016

Published a story 16th Sep 2016 6:55 PM

A NEW initiative in Mackay will see bicycle powered smoothies featured at events and markets around the region.

This smooth-ie operator is pedalling to a blending beat

A NEW initiative in Mackay will see bicycle powered smoothies featured at events and markets around the region.

Published a story 16th Sep 2016 5:27 PM

JET ski guide Ken Jeffreys is riding a wave of excitement after being granted access to launch from a popular Coast beach.

Jet ski tours move base to popular beach

JET ski guide Ken Jeffreys is riding a wave of excitement after being granted access to launch from a popular Coast beach.

Published a story 16th Sep 2016 4:43 PM

Hurst worked as an investigator for the ATO before devising this cunning tax rip-off which netted him more than $1.5 million.

The $1.5 million tax-scam so clever it could be a movie

Hurst worked as an investigator for the ATO before devising this cunning tax rip-off which netted him more than $1.5 million.

Published a story 16th Sep 2016 11:27 AM

CLEANING thief Jessica Louise Phillips' children have helped her avoid jail for stealing from customers of her former business.

Cleaning thief's kids help save her from the bin

CLEANING thief Jessica Louise Phillips' children have helped her avoid jail for stealing from customers of her former business.

Published a story 15th Sep 2016 5:11 PM

A YOUNG boy has been taken to hospital after being bitten on the upper arm by a snake.

Young boy bitten by snake

A YOUNG boy has been taken to hospital after being bitten on the upper arm by a snake.

Published a story 15th Sep 2016 2:04 PM

A PETITION with more than 1000 signatures has not been enough to deter councillors from agreeing to move the Coolum Community Centre to a more suburban setting.

Residents' protests fail to stop community centre shift

A PETITION with more than 1000 signatures has not been enough to deter councillors from agreeing to move the Coolum Community Centre to a more suburban setting.

Published a story 15th Sep 2016 1:25 PM

A MOVE to scrap paid parking in Caloundra has fallen at the first hurdle when put before councillors at Wednesday’s ordinary meeting.

Keep your change handy: paid parking will persist

A MOVE to scrap paid parking in Caloundra has fallen at the first hurdle when put before councillors at Wednesday’s ordinary meeting.

Published a story 15th Sep 2016 9:53 AM

SUNSHINE Coast Council is also calling on the Gold Coast to get behind the bid.

Council backs Olympics feasibility study

SUNSHINE Coast Council is also calling on the Gold Coast to get behind the bid.

Published a story 15th Sep 2016 7:51 AM

A  FORMER Unitywater sewage treatment site will have concrete crushing and storing activities allowed on it after Sunshine Coast Councillors unanimously approved a contested application.

Councillors make a call on controversial crushing proposal

A FORMER Unitywater sewage treatment site will have concrete crushing and storing activities allowed on it after Sunshine Coast Councillors unanimously approved a contested application.

Published a story 14th Sep 2016 5:18 PM

CHILDCARE worker Abby Brace had some very excited youngsters with her when she made the most of Caloundra Ambulance Station's open day.

Historic ambulance gear on display for open day

CHILDCARE worker Abby Brace had some very excited youngsters with her when she made the most of Caloundra Ambulance Station's open day.

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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.