April 2021

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 3:58 PM

The inside story to how a “gangly, baby giraffe” from the Sunshine Coast became Melbourne Storm player 212 and why the best is yet to come for Trent Loiero.

The blood, sweat and tears behind Trent Loiero’s NRL debut

The inside story to how a “gangly, baby giraffe” from the Sunshine Coast became Melbourne Storm player 212 and why the best is yet to come for Trent Loiero.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 3:29 PM

Bidding wars between hopeful buyers are unfolding at Coast residential property auctions in front of large crowds generating high clearance levels for sellers.

Hammer time: Bidding wars erupting at Coast auctions

Bidding wars between hopeful buyers are unfolding at Coast residential property auctions in front of large crowds generating high clearance levels for sellers.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 11:13 AM

A two-bedroom unit in Alexandra Headland’s coveted Golden Triangle has sold at a no reserve auction for nearly $100,000 more than the complex record.

‘Calculated risk’ pays off as unit attracts multiple bidders

A two-bedroom unit in Alexandra Headland’s coveted Golden Triangle has sold at a no reserve auction for nearly $100,000 more than the complex record.

Published a story 8th Apr 2021 8:01 PM

One of the Coast’s top detectives fears more lives could be lost to alcohol-fuelled violence after a spike in “severe” assaults linked to nightclubs.

‘Too much bloodshed’: Top cop’s fears after rise in assaults

One of the Coast’s top detectives fears more lives could be lost to alcohol-fuelled violence after a spike in “severe” assaults linked to nightclubs.

Published a story 8th Apr 2021 3:51 PM

A Sunshine Coast aged carer has been charged for allegedly defrauding an elderly, disabled man of more than $25,000 and using it for personal gain.

Elderly disabled man allegedly swindled of $25k by carer

A Sunshine Coast aged carer has been charged for allegedly defrauding an elderly, disabled man of more than $25,000 and using it for personal gain.

Published a story 8th Apr 2021 9:26 AM

Beach days are back on and washing can be hung out with the Sunshine Coast set to be “bone dry” after days of constant downpours.

Coast weather backflips after days of heavy downpours

Beach days are back on and washing can be hung out with the Sunshine Coast set to be “bone dry” after days of constant downpours.

Published a story 6th Apr 2021 4:58 PM

A long term Coast couple have lost nearly $3m in superannuation after an accountant allegedly transferred their investment funds for personal use.

Accountant allegedly rips off $3m from Coast couple

A long term Coast couple have lost nearly $3m in superannuation after an accountant allegedly transferred their investment funds for personal use.

Published a story 6th Apr 2021 2:24 PM

A man’s face was broken open and required extensive reconstructive surgery after he was allegedly punched three times by a man after leaving Ocean St.

‘Excessive force’ used in alleged Ocean St assault

A man’s face was broken open and required extensive reconstructive surgery after he was allegedly punched three times by a man after leaving Ocean St.

Published a story 6th Apr 2021 12:28 PM

Cars have been washed away in fast moving floodwaters or left stranded submerged in Coast waterways after days of heavy rainfall across the region.

Cars washed away as flash flooding plagues Coast

Cars have been washed away in fast moving floodwaters or left stranded submerged in Coast waterways after days of heavy rainfall across the region.

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