A win for climate and community!

A win for climate and community!

The Sunshine Coast Council unanimously passed a motion to acknowledge the climate emergency.   Put forward by Cr David Law, the motion is a win for the grassroots community groups who have  been campaigning for the council to declare a climate emergency for the past...
From infantry to entertainer

From infantry to entertainer

HISTORY by BETTY GARRAD Genealogy Sunshine Coast  George Edward Garrad was born on June 16, 1918, and raised on a pineapple farm in Palmwoods. His parents, George Garrad and May Gregory, married in 1915 and he had three brothers: Herbert Gregory, Cecil Ross and...
Watch out for wildlife

Watch out for wildlife

The Story of Hokey by wildlife Carer Rachel Aspinall Caring for wildlife is full of emotional highs and lows. It can be both physically exhausting and financially draining, but after spending months nursing an animal until it’s old enough for release and seeing it...
Paramedic rewarded for hard work

Paramedic rewarded for hard work

From being an early school leaver to working as a commercial fisherman and lifeguard, Billy Kneale’s pathway to becoming a paramedic was never straightforward.  But now the Tewantin advanced care paramedic has been named as the recipient of the United Workers Union’s...
Noosa’s Beermuda Triangle

Noosa’s Beermuda Triangle

THE BEER FROM ROUND HERE by JOSH DONOHOE Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours While the Bermuda Triangle in the Atlantic Ocean is shrouded in mystery around the supposed disappearance of numerous aircraft and ships, the Beermuda Triangle in Noosa is quite the opposite.  On...