‘Huge’ music festival site on Sunshine Coast could attract Splendour and Bluesfest events

‘Huge’ music festival site on Sunshine Coast could attract Splendour and Bluesfest events

Plans have been unveiled for a “huge” live music and festival venue on the Sunshine Coast hinterland, set to attract big-name events.  Key points: ‘Coochin Fields’ is located 35 minutes’ drive south of Maroochydore and 1 hour 20 minutes north of Brisbane The developer says the site will offer big festivals like Splendour in the Grass and Bluesfest a … Read more

Moment former Olympian Lisa Curry met ironman Grant Kenny

Moment former Olympian Lisa Curry met ironman Grant Kenny

They were Australia’s golden couple – and it turns out Lisa Curry and Grant Kenny’s fate was sealed the moment they laid eyes on each other. Lisa Curry and Grant Kenny were Australia’s golden couple and according to Curry, the couple was fated from day one. In her new book, Lisa: A memoir – 60 … Read more

Shark filmed in fatal struggle with Qld drumline lures fresh criticism of control program

Shark filmed in fatal struggle with Qld drumline lures fresh criticism of control program

Footage of a shark fatally caught by a drumline at Sunrise Beach in Queensland has left the state government having to defend its control program yet again. Key points: The state government has said it would not change its shark control program until a better alternative was available Critics have said drumlines catch and kill sharks indiscriminately, claiming stressed sharks … Read more

Two men killed after being struck while stopping to help repair broken-down bus on Sunshine Coast

Two men killed after being struck while stopping to help repair broken-down bus on Sunshine Coast

Two men have died after being hit by a car while they were repairing a broken down bus on a Sunshine Coast road. The men, aged 22 and 25, were struck on Nambour Connection Road in Woombye about 3.30pm on Thursday. They were both taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital with “life-threatening injuries”, Queensland Ambulance … Read more