January 2021

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 11:04 AM

The best protection from sea rises could be levees that would need to be built in the near future.

Hastings St, beachfront homes at ‘high risk’ of rising sea

The best protection from sea rises could be levees that would need to be built in the near future.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 6:11 PM

A photo of a dead dolphin posted online has whipped up calls to end the "indiscriminate" shark culling program in Noosa.

Dolphin death sparks fresh call to ban Noosa nets

A photo of a dead dolphin posted online has whipped up calls to end the "indiscriminate" shark culling program in Noosa.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 3:43 PM

One of Noosa’s favourite riverside destinations will undergo a $750,000 upgrade if councillors vote for a revamp of the old Noosa River Deck restaurant.

Waterfront dining favourite set for $750,000 revamp

One of Noosa’s favourite riverside destinations will undergo a $750,000 upgrade if councillors vote for a revamp of the old Noosa River Deck restaurant.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 1:57 PM

One Noosa chef more than matched it with the crack culinary team of foodie enfant terrible Heston Blumenthal.

Noosa local loved giving Wolverine a juicy serve

One Noosa chef more than matched it with the crack culinary team of foodie enfant terrible Heston Blumenthal.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 11:18 AM

Seven years ago one grieving mother began a dogged and vocal campaign for mandatory and enforceable button battery reforms.

Summer’s tragedy inspires battery safety reforms

Seven years ago one grieving mother began a dogged and vocal campaign for mandatory and enforceable button battery reforms.

Published a story 14th Jan 2021 6:28 PM

An application for a holiday home has been recommended for approval despite strong neighbourhood opposition.

Residents angry as short-stay neighbour wins support

An application for a holiday home has been recommended for approval despite strong neighbourhood opposition.

Published a story 14th Jan 2021 2:45 PM

A new volunteer brigade has been launched in a Coast district that was scorched in the 2019 inferno.

New Coast brigade ready for line of fire

A new volunteer brigade has been launched in a Coast district that was scorched in the 2019 inferno.

Published a story 14th Jan 2021 12:57 PM

Selling up and moving away from his spiritual home has not ended Ben Johns’ daily connection with the idyllic riverside hideaway.

$2.2 million sale can’t tear Ben from family home

Selling up and moving away from his spiritual home has not ended Ben Johns’ daily connection with the idyllic riverside hideaway.

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 9:43 PM

Ten years ago Carly Garner, founder of Natureweavers Earth School, set about “rewilding” a bunch of children in her Black Mountain bush property during a five-day baptism of water.

Nature nurture: Forest risk-taking is child’s play

Ten years ago Carly Garner, founder of Natureweavers Earth School, set about “rewilding” a bunch of children in her Black Mountain bush property during a five-day baptism of water.

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What is in The Spray that Peter Gardiner uses so liberally on the sporting shonks and shysters every Thursday? Pete rants at all the sporting injustices at this world…like why can’t Darren Lockyer go back to playing fullback and why the hell did they put Eddie McGuire in charge of everything?