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Noosa student runner-up in national writing competition

Powerful and evocative writing have helped a school student from Noosa to be a runner-up in the 2020 RD Walshe Writing for the Environment...

Noosa Show Society receives a boost

The Noosa Show Society will continue to delight, entertain and connect the community after receiving a $14,419 grant from the Queensland Government’s Show Societies...

Pizza plus down by the river

Trevor Pepys reviews 250 Grammi Food and Wine Bar As by now you know, Trevor enjoys a gargle with his grub, and as a working...

Flyboys of the Mary Valley

Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds...

Lions Park cars only for holidays

Noosa Council will open Noosa Heads Lions Park to paid parking for the first time in the September school holidays and ask the State...

Landmark conservation project on track

The Yurol-Ringtail Conservation Project is on track to become one of Noosa’s most significant environmental initiatives. A collaboration between the Queensland Government, Noosa Council and...

Festival shapeshifts and vows to keep bringing arts to Noosa

Despite the set backs to the arts industry due to Covid-19, a Noosa festival has announced that ‘the show will go on’ but with...

Council awarded for migrant work program

Sunshine Coast Council has taken out the Multicultural Australia category in the 2020 National Awards for Local Government. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien, joined by...

Noosa psychiatrist releases debut novel

A well-known Noosa psychiatrist turned author has released his debut tragic-comedy novel inspired by his fascinating career in psychiatric care. Entering his sixties, Chris Cantor...

PhD student helps develop ‘bushfire scar’ model

A USC researcher has helped develop a computer model that aims to predict how long a bushfire will burn and how much of the...

Jimmy Howard – music man

Locals would recognise Jimmy Howard as the country and western guitar-playing singer who has performed at the Noosa Farmers Markets for many years. The 90-year-old...

Graduate’s zebrafish research could unlock 
key to genetic defect in people

Genetic research by a USC PhD graduate in England has used laboratory modelling in zebrafish to identify a key feature of a rare kidney...

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Mother drowns on first day of school holidays

In a sad start to the school holidays, a woman has drowned in front of her family at an unpatrolled beach south of Coolum. Natasha...