January 2020

Published a story 5th Jan 2020 7:42 PM

A Sunshine Coast teen is teeing off on a professional golf journey with the support of his proud family and a couple of international superstars.

Adam Scott drops in to help young golfer’s dream

A Sunshine Coast teen is teeing off on a professional golf journey with the support of his proud family and a couple of international superstars.

Published a story 5th Jan 2020 5:01 PM

A popular Sunshine Coast beach has been closed and swimmers rushed from the water after a shark sighting.

Shark sighting forces swimmers from water

A popular Sunshine Coast beach has been closed and swimmers rushed from the water after a shark sighting.

December 2019

Published a story 18th Dec 2019 4:20 PM

School camp manager Jason Thomas barely had time to grab his family’s most precious belongings before fleeing a large bushfire threatening homes south of Lake Weyba.

‘GET OUT’: Residents flee fast-moving bushfire

School camp manager Jason Thomas barely had time to grab his family’s most precious belongings before fleeing a large bushfire threatening homes south of Lake Weyba.

November 2019

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 7:40 PM

Hard-earned praise is flowing for firefighters and all who supported their massive efforts but the Sunshine Coast is far from out of the easily ignitable woods.

Residents home but danger far from over as conditions worsen

Hard-earned praise is flowing for firefighters and all who supported their massive efforts but the Sunshine Coast is far from out of the easily ignitable woods.

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 6:04 PM

A father of four whose skills as a chef and real estate agent garnered great respect is being remembered for his outgoing nature and generosity with his time.

Renowned chef dies in cycling crash tragedy

A father of four whose skills as a chef and real estate agent garnered great respect is being remembered for his outgoing nature and generosity with his time.

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 11:34 AM

Exhausted firefighters are dealing with a rising threat on the Coast as they start to see reward for valiant efforts near Noosa.

New fire threat erupts to stretch tired crews

Exhausted firefighters are dealing with a rising threat on the Coast as they start to see reward for valiant efforts near Noosa.

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 10:07 AM

A woman has been attacked by a dog on the Sunshine Coast.

Dog attacks woman on Coast street

A woman has been attacked by a dog on the Sunshine Coast.

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 9:38 AM

A 26-year-old man is in hospital after being knocked out during an early-hours incident in Maroochydore’s night-life precinct.

Man in hospital after Ocean St knockout

A 26-year-old man is in hospital after being knocked out during an early-hours incident in Maroochydore’s night-life precinct.

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 9:16 AM

A 56-year-old man died after crashing head first into the curb at a Sunshine Coast roundabout.

Police call for witnesses in Coast cyclist crash death

A 56-year-old man died after crashing head first into the curb at a Sunshine Coast roundabout.

Published a story 9th Nov 2019 5:37 PM

Residents defying evacuation advice are being urged to rethink their stance as dangerous fire conditions threaten to deteriorate.

‘Way bigger than Peregian’: Conditions test firefighters

Residents defying evacuation advice are being urged to rethink their stance as dangerous fire conditions threaten to deteriorate.

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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.