LOOKING BACK: Front pages for this date over the past seven years
A former race car champion and mechanic who lost his home in a fire, was called to help his unwell wife just as the fire began to spread, it was revealed.
Brightwater residents feared a group of teenagers seen coming out of the Mooloolah River National Park could have been responsible for a blaze that broke out minutes later.
Mick Curwen’s mates were calling him Mick Dundee but the Tewantin man wouldn’t soon forget the moment he realised he’d been attacked by a large crocodile.
A young couple with a passion for the Maroochy River were the catalysts for a widespread community campaign which secured the future of a Coast favourite.