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Premier announces new rules for travellers after Qld hits milestone

  Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced an easing of border restrictions after Queensland hit the 70 per cent double dose vaccination target on Sunday. The major milestone comes as the state records zero new locally-acquired covid cases and two cases detected in hotel quarantine.   Monday 15 November – coronavirus cases in Queensland:No new...

Popular Sunshine Coast beach shuts after shark sighting

A bit of a scare for swimmers at a Sunshine Coast beach, following a shark sighting. Coolum Beach and Coolum North were both shut around 3.30pm on Sunday, after Surf Life Savers confirmed sightings of a 1.5 metre shark in the area. Beach goers were told to stay out of the water. #Coolum...

Paraglider seriously injured in 20m fall at Landsborough

A paraglider has been airlifted to hospital after crashing in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Emergency crews raced to Plover Drive at Landsborough at 5.47pm on Sunday. The pilot reportedly fell around 20 metres before his aircraft hit the ground. The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was called in shortly after 6.15pm and...

See life through eyes of a turtle in new virtual 3D environment

A new immersive virtual reality environment will allow people to experience coastal flooding or light pollution on nesting beaches from a marine turtle’s perspective. “It is almost like becoming the turtle returning to land to lay your eggs and making your way up the beach to find the best nesting place,” University of Sunshine Coast...
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