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Donalea Patman speaking at the Global March for Lions at Federation Square earlier this year.
Charity undeterred by threats
AN ANTI-HUNTING activist helping drive the Jason Wood’s campaign to end importation of lion trophies refuses to back down despite recent threats to ... Read More »
Rebecca and Sarah Boehringer are growing their hair again to donate to those with alopecia. 141346 Picture: ERIN SOMERVILLE
Lock-lopping sisters keen to grow again
THE simple act of going for a haircut is far from reality for those suffering from alopecia. The medical condition that affects half a million Austral... Read More »
In January, Noosa MP Glen Elmes launched a campaign promise to rid the river of rotting hulks if LNP was re-elected.
River wrecks go before the jury
NOOSA Council has just announced the second agenda item for the community jury and it looks like the Noosa River will be the hot topic for the second ... Read More »
The only market that welcomes you with a piper. 
141089 Picture: CREG CARRICK
Handmade goods galore
ANOTHER successful Mount Evelyn Community market was held again over the weekend. Local craftspeople, artisans, cooks and traders set up stalls wh... Read More »
Mayor Peter Blundell said he recognised that scrapping the discount  on the water service charges would be "unpalatable".
Rates sting as council tackles debt
SOUTHERN DOWNS ratepayers can expect hip-pocket hit of more $150 from next month. Mayor Peter Blundell announced a rate hike yesterday of 4 per cent a... Read More »