A $7 million Sunshine Coast Council spend has secured nine environmentally-significant properties it deemed worthy of protection from development.
Rises in serious crimes such as assaults and robberies on the Coast have State Opposition MPs crying out for more police funding.
GREATER police efforts to help those who commit domestic violence change their ways is having encouraging results, according to officers dedicated to the issue.
The Coast's newest beach is also the region's most exclusive, with access restricted to construction crews and their machinery.
Freestyle motocross rider Zac Mackenzie is excited about joining some of the world's best for a Sunshine Coast competition sure to bring out some wild tricks.
Transforming a smoko standard into a gourmet treat has won national recognition for a Coast patisserie.
THE impact of beach drownings is felt acutely by a community of Coast protectors dedicated to saving those in need.
CCTV consultant Douglas Grant says a new system of 20 cameras for Caloundra's CBD will wirelessly connect up to 360-degree views back to a control point.
The cost of casting an electronic eye over Caloundra is incomparable to the toll borne by a Coast mum grieving the one-punch death of her son.
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.