Today’s headlines: Top students and storm season warning

Good morning Sunshine Coast.

Here’s your daily wrap of the most important local stories and everything happening across the region.

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It looks like the wet conditions will continue into the week, with partly cloudy conditions and a good chance of showers predicted this morning. There’s also a slight chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Temperatures on the Coast are expected to reach a top of 27C.

The weather bureau has reported high tide was at 4.47am at 1.2m and low tide is due at 10.33am at 0.54m. The next tides are due at 5.01pm at 1.57m and 11.35pm at 0.39m.

The next full moon is on Sunday, November 1.


There are no major incidents on Sunshine Coast roads this morning. Drivers should be aware of some congestion around the Bruce Highway after Caloundra Rd and on the Sunshine Motorway around Mountain Creek.


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17 of the best and brightest students at Coast schools

By Eden Boyd

The Sunshine Coast is packed to the brim with impressive teenagers ready to take the world by storm. Here are 17 of the best and brightest students at schools across the region.

Read more here.

Woman hit by truck on Bruce Hwy dies at scene

By Ashley Carter

A 47-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a truck on the Bruce Highway at Traveston, south of Gympie, on Sunday night.

Read more here.

‘We’re not here to clean gutters’: Vital storm message

By Eden Boyd

Deputy Local Controller Bradley John has urged residents to stay up to date with their home maintenance ahead of storm season. Photo: Eden Boyd

Deputy Local Controller Bradley John has urged residents to stay up to date with their home maintenance ahead of storm season. Photo: Eden Boyd

State Emergency Service members have urged Coast residents not to become complacent with their home maintenance as a “full on” storm season approaches.

Read more here.

Expert explains why Coast youth aren’t coping

By Eden Boyd

Alarming new figures have revealed the grim reality of how young people are coping with their mental health. Here’s how you can help.

Read more here.

FULL REPLAY: Sunshine Coast wins in Gold Coast grudge match

By Stuart Cumming

The Sunshine Coast Women’s Water Polo team players have beaten their Gold Coast rivals.

Read more and watch the replay here.

Football news:

Griezmann on Messi: I admire Leo, and he knows it. We have a great relationship
Rooney on the possibility of a move to Barca in the 2010/11 season: Thinking about it. Could fit in perfectly
Hooray, in England they will let the audience into the stands again! While up to 4 thousand and not everywhere, but the clubs are happy 😊
Solskjaer about the match with Istanbul: these are the Champions of Turkey, it will be difficult
Gasperini on the nomination for the best coach of the year award: If we beat Liverpool, maybe I'll get a few votes
Julian Nagelsmann: Leipzig want to give PSG that final feeling they are talking about
Tuchel Pro Champions League: Match with Leipzig - the final of our group