In the media

The Sunshine Coast features regularly in the media, much of this coverage comes about as a result of hosted media visits by Visit Sunshine Coast and partners.

Recent stories

On the trail of fine food

24 November, 2016

Sunshine Coast chef and television presenter Peter Kuruvita (Noosa Beach House) has launched the Sunshine Coast Food Trail. A new interactive website will enable visitors to create their own food trail taking in the region's best producers, markets, restaurants, cooking schools, events, wineries and brewers.

The Sunshine Coast - a region re-imagined

20 September, 2016

In one landmark August week, Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson turned the first sod at the $3 billion Palmview housing development and insurer Youi’s $68 million headquarters, before welcoming a $400m expansion of the Sunshine Plaza shopping centre.

Sunshine Coast Glass House Mountains kayak adventure

27 August 2016

Mel Bingley is an exuberant personal trainer who also leads adventure tours around her home territory of Queensland’s lower Sunshine Coast.

Cooloola Berries makes "shock” prestigious title win

11 August 2016

A Gympie region strawberry grower has been declared among the best food producers in Queensland.

Instagrammer Lauren Bath captures Queensland’s best-kept secrets

30 May 2016

A visit by Australia’s first professional instagrammer, Lauren Bath, has produced a beautiful gallery that will be shared with her half a million followers.

Best places to eat and drink on the Sunshine Coast

8 March 2016

Roadside honesty stalls, farms and the looming, simian-like presence of Mount Tibrogargan mark the old freeway that once connected Brisbane to points north. It's slower going than the four-lane Bruce Highway, but far more picturesque.

Sunshine Coast: Beached as bro

7 April 2016

Tackling the Great Beach Drive proves easier than expected, finds Andrew Louis.

Why you need to road trip on Australia’s beach highway

3 April 2016

This 40-mile stretch of sand doubles as a road, making it one of the most unique highways in the world.

The Glass House Mountains

24 February 2016

Jutting out of an otherwise flat landscape, the Glass House Mountains are a standout feature right in Brisbane's backyard.

Noosa Ferries and Spicers Clovelly and Eumundi Markets

31 January 2016

I felt that thrill of excitement course through my veins as I boarded the Qantas flight from Sydney to Australia’s Sunshine Coast in Queensland. It’s a destination I never tire of going to, and I don’t get there nearly enough.

Couple’s getaway to the Sunshine Coast hinterland

11 January 2016

Looking for a romantic couples getaway in Queensland that doesn’t involve islands, scorching temperatures, and sand following you back to your cosy cabin?

Hello Sunshine blog articles

11 Reasons why Woodford Folk Festival is the most magical event

28 October 2016

Ever wanted to see a fairy or maybe a bubble-blowing wizard? Head north-west of Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland between Christmas and New Year’s and you’re likely to spot a few at Australia’s answer to the US of A’s Burning Man.

Chase this: Top 5 waterfalls on the Sunshine Coast

5 October 2016

Most people come to the Sunshine Coast for the epic surf and endless beaches (and we don’t blame them because they’re pretty freakin’ spectacular). But if dumping waves and sand in your pants has you saying “no deal”, chuck a 180 and flee for the hinterland, where shaded rainforests are home to hidden waterfalls and freshwater swimming holes that are so unbelievably beautiful you’ll curse yourself for not visiting sooner.

Where to train like an ironman on the Sunshine Coast

10 February 2016

From Caloundra to Noosa, I’ve hand-picked a few favourite training locations to get you in the mood and help you train like a pro. BYO bikes and budgie smugglers.

20 (almost) free things to do on the Sunshine Coast

25 January 2016

Sure, you could hit the beach again, but if you’re strapped for cash and looking for some fun on the Sunshine Coast, there’s a lot more than just some good surf going down.