Hospitality operators across the region are fearing a nightmare holiday period to come with tiring staff as recruitment...
23rd Aug. 2020 7:08 AM
The region’s vital role as a stepping stone to the top flight will be on display in full force when Storm host Knights...
02nd Aug. 2020 1:08 PM
Premierships, NRL stars, Origin debuts and local club legends. Plenty has happened on the Coast over the past 40 years.
27th June 2020 6:06 PM
It seems I came across a little bit harsh on local clubs for not coming to terms with the proposal the local league board...
25th June 2020 3:06 PM
A Sunshine Coast club manager and MP have blasted the “inconsistent” COVID rule targeting pubs, bars and restaurants.
23rd June 2020 8:06 AM
Over the past couple of years, I have done quite a bit of flying internationally, by necessity mostly …
13th June 2020 4:06 PM
As restrictions relax, just remember it’s still a numbers game.
06th June 2020 4:06 PM
Dead set, I have been on about changing this rule for about five years so I am not surprised that it is being well...
04th June 2020 12:06 PM
Negotiations are “well advanced” as the State Government ramps up its push for a new southeast Queensland NRL team.
02nd June 2020 5:06 AM
If you are a regular reader of this column and you are female, please hand the paper to your partner and ask them to read...
30th May 2020 3:05 PM
Justin Olam signed a new deal with the Storm.
28th May 2020 9:05 AM
IN PHOTOS: One of the best beachfront locations for a beverage has thrown open its doors again to support its community...
27th May 2020 1:05 PM
John Blanck, in my opinion, was young at heart and I think that was one of the reasons myself and many others connected...
23rd May 2020 4:05 PM
I often dream my mum is still here and when I wake, it’s like she has just dropped in for a visit.
16th May 2020 10:05 AM
I am slowly warming to the ARL Commission Chair Mr V’landys, but my clubmate and CEO of the Falcons is a fan after they had...
14th May 2020 12:05 PM
The signs are there that life has become much more complicated now we use credit cards for everything.
09th May 2020 4:05 PM
The Apollo Project Team who has been tasked with getting the season on track has been lauded.
08th May 2020 12:05 AM
If the name Admiral William H. McRaven doesn’t mean anything to you, Google him and his valedictorian speech to the...
02nd May 2020 4:05 PM
There are a few people being thrown under the bus the last few weeks.
01st May 2020 9:05 AM
In these troubled times, a lot of what we think are important issues get shuffled down the priority scale.
27th April 2020 12:04 AM
Dear ARL Commission/ NRL …
24th April 2020 9:04 AM
I should have known my afternoon was doomed as I left on my scooter, marvelling at all the butterflies as I rode over The...
18th April 2020 3:04 PM
I come from a long line of hoarders, as does Old Mate as our parents and grandparents went through a world war or two and a...
11th April 2020 4:04 PM
While I think there are far more important things than footy to be played, I wouldn’t complain if they pull it off as I am...
10th April 2020 12:04 AM
“The best way to help the poor is not to become one.”
02nd April 2020 8:04 PM
I cannot believe Mooloolaba Chamber urging people to get out and support local businesses.
30th March 2020 4:03 PM
A prominent personality has accused an alcohol chain of ‘price gouging’ as employees stripped sales tickets from the...
29th March 2020 12:03 AM
There are plenty of unknowns, but Sunshine Coast Falcons chairman Ashley Robinson is adamant the club will hold strong...
28th March 2020 7:03 AM
Robert Orchard passed away on March 10, at age 74.
27th March 2020 12:03 AM
Police will begin patrolling deserted Sunshine Coast businesses and venues emptied by the coronavirus shutdown, to head off...
25th March 2020 5:03 AM
Finances may be “tight” but Sunshine Coast Falcons officials are optimistic the club can push through the state league’s...
20th March 2020 12:03 AM
My ’80s Elton John experience has always been No.2 on my list of best concerts ever that I have attended.
14th March 2020 4:03 PM
Although devastating, Alex Surf Club general manager Ashley Robinson says he’s “comfortable” with the decision to cancel...
14th March 2020 7:03 AM
On the Coast this week for Sir Elton and while praising the Council and the venue, Annastacia Palaszczuk came out with two...
07th March 2020 5:03 PM
Sad is probably an understatement when I heard about General Motors pulling the pin in Australia and making a rapid exit.
07th March 2020 4:03 PM
Back in my day, Eudlo State School had two rooms, two teachers and warm school milk awaiting under the building at little...
29th Feb. 2020 4:02 PM
I GUESS when you get to my age there is a couple of ways to look at those sporting moments that you witnessed on TV where...
27th Feb. 2020 7:02 PM
The Maroochydore Hotel, which is now the Duporth Tavern – and about to get a new look – has fond memories for me.
22nd Feb. 2020 4:02 PM
The story went on to say he was disorientated, buggered and stuck in a current 100m from shore.
21st Feb. 2020 12:02 AM
For something different (note sarcasm), I am writing about the coronavirus, which is taking up about 50 per cent of our...
15th Feb. 2020 4:02 PM
I know you will find this column a tad hypocritical, but at times I do feel sorry for politicians at all levels and on all...
08th Feb. 2020 4:02 PM
The New Year’s Honours list came out last week and I was very pleased to see Mal Pratt’s name on there.
01st Feb. 2020 4:02 PM
Wouldn’t it make sense to bundle all that up and promote the hell out of all three? Well that’s not what I saw.
30th Jan. 2020 5:01 PM
SOME great press from the Canberra Raiders visit last week, most of which being well covered by our local media and as I...
23rd Jan. 2020 12:01 PM
Climate change is a bit like the plebiscite for gay marriage: no one in the government has an opinion until the head person...
18th Jan. 2020 4:01 PM
I had to attend a wedding at Torquay, Victoria, which meant flying to Melbourne and renting a car.
11th Jan. 2020 4:01 PM
EVERY time I turn around there is another Falcons player or staff member moving on to bigger things.
10th Jan. 2020 8:01 AM
As a kid, I enjoyed camping without actually doing it, as grandma’s house was in Anzac Ave near Picnic Point and a lot of...
04th Jan. 2020 4:01 PM
Normally I would write about sport or like last week make up a list of likes and dislikes of 2019 but instead something far...
02nd Jan. 2020 4:01 PM
The Sunday before Christmas, I turned up at Nippers at Alex and immediately got hit up to be Santa for the last nipper day...
29th Dec. 2019 12:12 AM