SUNSHINE Coast teenager Samara Welbourne has been nominated for a major award to recognise her work with a poor community in Bali.The winner of the youth section of the 2017 Inspiring Women's Awards has now been nominated for the Create Change Award - one of eight categories in the Queensland Young Achiever Awards.
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A MAJOR $80m upgrade to Lake Macdonald will be fast-tracked to make it safer in the event of flooding the State Government has announced.Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, Cameron Dick said the upgrades would retain Lake Macdonald's current 8018 megalitre storage capacity.
He said more then 500 people attended Carlton's open training session on Sunday.He believed it would have inspired many to chase their dreams "whether it's playing local senior footy here or youth representative footy or aspiring to be on a senior AFL list”.
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ONE thousand dollars is a steep price to pay if you're caught using a counterfeit $100 note.It's the minimum penalty Sunshine Coast police officers are handing out and, often, with a recent spike in the use of counterfeit cash on the Coast.
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Comment Fri 15 Dec 2017 Life is beachy on the Sunshine Coast I am blessed to currently live in one of the best beaches in Australia (according to the Murdoch Press) and my former Sunshine Coast address also makes the cut.
Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said statistics showed 56 per cent of road fatalities involved single-vehicle crashes in the Sunshine Coast region, followed closely by more than 38 per cent involving alcohol or drugs.There were 97 road fatalities and 1966 people hospitalised as a result of 1715 serious crashes in the Sunshine Coast district over the past five years.
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THE BRAINS behind one of the Coast's favourite watering holes are branching out in a huge endorsement for Mooloolaba.Located around the corner from Taps Mooloolaba, at 13 Brisbane Rd, Mooloolaba, 313 Social is a relaxed, casual cafe/bar established in a two-door shed in a laneway.
SITUATED right on cosmopolitan Hastings Street and only 50m to the surf, the French Quarter Resort has been an icon in Noosa for many years.Orin O'Rourke No.
JUST a day after Ford issued a recall on its Ranger model utes, a blaze starting in one of the vehicles closed Abbott St and forced the evacuation of a takeaway store.The store was evacuated and Abbott St closed for an hour.
THE New Beginnings art show celebrates a year of transformation for Coolart Picture Framing Gallery at Coolum.To mark the completion of the new gallery and embrace the changes of 2017, Joe McFeeters, of Coolart, showcases the work of three acclaimed Sunshine Coast artists: Des Rolph, Helena Jackson Lloyd and Pam Walpole.
FIRE-FIGHTERS forced entry in a locked car at Nambour to save a baby girl trapped inside.Emergency received the call about 9.
IT'S heating up as we head towards Christmas Day when temperatures are being tipped to pass 32 degrees on the Sunshine Coast ahead of a potential late thunderstorm.Ms Sharan said a weak trough along the south east coast over the coming days would increase the chance of rain.
THE Sunshine Coast Council has announced it would 'review' its parking management practices after a Coast-wide outrage reached boiling point.It has called on the council to address parking issues after residents were being fined daily, and construction work sites and whole streets were being stung with 'unfair' and 'unjust' council fines.
ONE person has been transported to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital by paramedics with leg injuries after a car rollover at Currimundi.A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said reports indicated a person was trapped underneath a car on Bluebell St.
SINCE she moved to the small town of Woombye, Eliza Icke has been turning heads and wowing judges with her savvy race-day styles.This year alone, she attended about 15 race days, bringing home accolades from events at Gympie, the Sunshine Coast and interstate.
When you win nine gold medals and break a world record in one meet, you're allowed to celebrate however you see fit.The 18-year-old star of the pool is oozing with talent but remains the same humble swimmer when he first learned his craft.