February 2019

Published a story 16th Feb 2019 9:48 AM

Greater freedom for her daughter and herself has been one of Anne Nioa's major highlights of tailored disability funding.

NDIS delivers life-changing freedom for mum and daughter

Greater freedom for her daughter and herself has been one of Anne Nioa's major highlights of tailored disability funding.

Published a story 16th Feb 2019 9:44 AM

Accessing life-changing funding will prove an overwhelming but not impossible task for the Coast's disabled and their carers, says a leader in the sector.

'Daunting' NDIS has potential to totally transform sector

Accessing life-changing funding will prove an overwhelming but not impossible task for the Coast's disabled and their carers, says a leader in the sector.

Published a story 8th Feb 2019 3:15 PM

THE Coast's caring reputation is shining in Maroochydore as a steady flow of North Queensland flood donations arrive.

Donations flow to help flooded North Queensland mates

THE Coast's caring reputation is shining in Maroochydore as a steady flow of North Queensland flood donations arrive.

Published a story 8th Feb 2019 12:59 PM

COMMUNITY anger over a sentence handed down to a fatal crash driver has stirred strong backing from a Coast father still adjusting to life without his daughter.

Devastated dad joins chorus for tougher crash sentences

COMMUNITY anger over a sentence handed down to a fatal crash driver has stirred strong backing from a Coast father still adjusting to life without his daughter.

Published a story 8th Feb 2019 11:50 AM

THE best waves in weeks will have former professional surfer Shane Bevan out of bed early on Saturday in search of swells unblemished by wind.

Monster 2m swells set to be pumping on open beaches

THE best waves in weeks will have former professional surfer Shane Bevan out of bed early on Saturday in search of swells unblemished by wind.

Published a story 7th Feb 2019 6:26 PM

Chopper pilot Paul Cross had a bird's eye view as the first of thousands of homes were incinerated in Australia's most devastating natural disaster.

Pilot's Black Saturday burns strong a decade on

Chopper pilot Paul Cross had a bird's eye view as the first of thousands of homes were incinerated in Australia's most devastating natural disaster.

Published a story 7th Feb 2019 4:05 PM

Parkrunners pushed from their last Coast track are now frustrating traders who say inconsiderate parking is costing vital custom.

Traders fed up with parkrun parking invasion

Parkrunners pushed from their last Coast track are now frustrating traders who say inconsiderate parking is costing vital custom.

Published a story 7th Feb 2019 2:36 PM

The impacts of Townsville's worst flood on record have been felt on the Coast as former <em>Daily</em> editor Jenna Cairney rallies through the disaster.

Devastated North Queensland needs your help

The impacts of Townsville's worst flood on record have been felt on the Coast as former Daily editor Jenna Cairney rallies through the disaster.

Published a story 6th Feb 2019 5:14 PM

A flood of retirement home developments has prompted a major player to push pause on its plans for a prominent Coast site.

Retirement village stopped by rush of competition

A flood of retirement home developments has prompted a major player to push pause on its plans for a prominent Coast site.

Published a story 6th Feb 2019 4:01 PM

More than seven months have passed since arguments over who would fund a $230 million rail duplication funding shortfall began and their end is not in sight.

Rail duplication argument rages between feds, state

More than seven months have passed since arguments over who would fund a $230 million rail duplication funding shortfall began and their end is not in sight.

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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.