July 2015

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 9:58 AM

NOOSA Mayor Noel Playford has hailed Noosa's de-amalgamation a financial winner for Shire ratepayers as a 1.3% general rate increase is announced.

Reaping a Noosa Shire rates deal that is 7% better off

NOOSA Mayor Noel Playford has hailed Noosa's de-amalgamation a financial winner for Shire ratepayers as a 1.3% general rate increase is announced.

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 9:52 AM

Noosa cuts down on running costs for ratings windfall

THE financial bottom line for ratepayers 18 months into the de-amalgamation of Noosa from the Sunshine Coast Council sees northern ratepayers $70 better off.

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 9:48 AM

ONE of the biggest hurdles in ridding Noosa River of its houseboat hulks is finding ones that are either abandoned or unseaworthy.

Horrible hulks ‘hard to shift’ on the Noosa River

ONE of the biggest hurdles in ridding Noosa River of its houseboat hulks is finding ones that are either abandoned or unseaworthy.

June 2015

Published a story 30th Jun 2015 9:49 PM

MOTOR racing, by definition, is about going fast and taking risks.

Safety’s the driving force behind Doonan motor gymkhana

MOTOR racing, by definition, is about going fast and taking risks.

Published a story 30th Jun 2015 9:19 PM

HOUSEBOATS and other vessels anchoring permanently on Noosa River could pay a bond of several thousand dollars to cover any damage they may do.

Elmes in push for bonds on houseboats in Noosa River

HOUSEBOATS and other vessels anchoring permanently on Noosa River could pay a bond of several thousand dollars to cover any damage they may do.

Published a story 26th Jun 2015 12:40 PM

CENTRAL Queensland University had no knowledge its landlord was applying to accommodate future expansion of its Noosa campus.

University unaware of move for expansion

CENTRAL Queensland University had no knowledge its landlord was applying to accommodate future expansion of its Noosa campus.

Published a story 26th Jun 2015 12:35 PM

NOOSA’S ebuses are coming and they will be carrying a message for everyone to see as they try to jump-start a public transport revolution in Queensland.

Switch on to bus message as Noosa sells message

NOOSA’S ebuses are coming and they will be carrying a message for everyone to see as they try to jump-start a public transport revolution in Queensland.

Published a story 26th Jun 2015 12:31 PM

NOOSA’S financial audit shows the new council last year would have recorded more than a $3million surplus if it had not had to make redundant extra staff.

Rates are rising with audit forecast

NOOSA’S financial audit shows the new council last year would have recorded more than a $3million surplus if it had not had to make redundant extra staff.

Published a story 23rd Jun 2015 9:22 AM

WHILE is may be paved with tourist dollar gold once it is sealed, an upgraded Dr Pages Rd is fuelling fears among Kin Kin locals that it will become a quarry haul route.

Rocky way to go Quarry truck worry at Kin Kin

WHILE is may be paved with tourist dollar gold once it is sealed, an upgraded Dr Pages Rd is fuelling fears among Kin Kin locals that it will become a quarry haul route.

Published a story 18th Jun 2015 3:23 PM

TOUGH TIMES: Underemployment and unemployment is a major concern.

Get this: 49% want work but are underemployed

TOUGH TIMES: Underemployment and unemployment is a major concern.

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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?