August 2020

Published a story 14th Aug 2020 12:56 PM

A Coast “property entrepreneur” says he has started work to clean up a recently-purchased riverfront block that had been used as a construction waste dump.

New owner takes on riverfront dump clean up

A Coast “property entrepreneur” says he has started work to clean up a recently-purchased riverfront block that had been used as a construction waste dump.

Published a story 14th Aug 2020 10:53 AM

A leaking school water tank saga appears to have been plugged to stop it becoming a courtroom washout.

Builder plugs gaps in school’s leaky tanks

A leaking school water tank saga appears to have been plugged to stop it becoming a courtroom washout.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 3:03 PM

More than 200 new carpark spaces are set to open in the Maroochydore CBD but the council is yet to decide whether users will have to pay. SEE THE GALLERY

More than 200 new carparks to open in CBD

More than 200 new carpark spaces are set to open in the Maroochydore CBD but the council is yet to decide whether users will have to pay. SEE THE GALLERY

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 4:36 PM

Retail boss Zac Fried’s focus on a major Coast expansion has not wavered with construction soon to start on a long-awaited Spotlight store.

Construction start locked in for new $30m Spotlight

Retail boss Zac Fried’s focus on a major Coast expansion has not wavered with construction soon to start on a long-awaited Spotlight store.

Published a story 6th Aug 2020 3:04 PM

Police and firefighters are looking into why two fires have started at a large Sunshine Coast showroom in the past six months.

Why fires keep starting at major Coast showroom

Police and firefighters are looking into why two fires have started at a large Sunshine Coast showroom in the past six months.

Published a story 6th Aug 2020 7:38 AM

Cafe trash is being turned into permaculture treasure in a new program making the most of the Sunshine Coast’s food waste.

Waste not, compost more with food scrap program

Cafe trash is being turned into permaculture treasure in a new program making the most of the Sunshine Coast’s food waste.

Published a story 5th Aug 2020 7:18 PM

Firefighters and police have responded to a building fire in a Sunshine Coast industrial estate.

‘Inflatable tube man’ fire sparks emergency response

Firefighters and police have responded to a building fire in a Sunshine Coast industrial estate.

Published a story 5th Aug 2020 1:34 PM

Police are on their way to help at the scene of a car rollover on the Sunshine Coast.

Car overturns into roadside ditch

Police are on their way to help at the scene of a car rollover on the Sunshine Coast.

Published a story 4th Aug 2020 2:33 PM

Fairfax MP Ted O’Brien has blasted Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk over information about a traveller who was infectious with COVID-19 when he flew to the Sunshine Coast.

Ted blasts Premier for ‘wrong’ info on COVID-19 blow in

Fairfax MP Ted O’Brien has blasted Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk over information about a traveller who was infectious with COVID-19 when he flew to the Sunshine Coast.

Published a story 2nd Aug 2020 5:04 PM

A large crowd has settled in for an afternoon of first class footy as the Melbourne Storm host the Newcastle Knights at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Crowd packs in for afternoon of top class footy

A large crowd has settled in for an afternoon of first class footy as the Melbourne Storm host the Newcastle Knights at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

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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.