Media releases

View our latest media releases. For all media enquiries please contact Media and Relationships Officer Matt Norman on 07 5456 8109.

Locals developing the future of Wide Bay mental health and addiction services [PDF, 402KB] 

31 January 2017 | Last week groups representing local government, mental health service providers, health professionals and community representatives gathered in Biggenden as a part of a network committed to improving local services in the mental health, alcohol, drugs and suicide prevention sectors.


Local mum takes a stand against whooping cough [PDF, 150KB] 

19 January 2017 | Sunshine Coast mum to be Nicole Cool and her husband Jason McDowall got their whooping cough booster on Friday, to protect their new baby against whooping cough from birth. Ms Cool said mothers have to make so many choices in the interest of protecting their children throughout pregnancy. “As a pregnant mum I’m constantly making choices to give my child the best chance at a healthy start.”