Sunshine Coast Daily

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The Sunshine Coast Daily
Type newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) APN News & Media

Jenna Cairney general manager = Grant Ferry

language = English
Headquarters Australia Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
Newspaper Place and Dalton Drive
Maroochydore QLD 4558
Circulation 11885 Monday-Friday<br16,286 Saturday

The Sunshine Coast Daily is the only daily newspaper specifically serving the Sunshine Coast region of Queensland, Australia. The newspaper is owned by APN News & Media. It was once considered the company's flagship newspaper in Australia.

In 2008, the circulation of the Sunshine Coast Daily was 21,604 Monday to Friday and 34,716 on Saturday.[1]

In 2015, those figures are down to 12,200 Monday to Friday and just under 18,000 on Saturday.

The Sunshine Coast Daily website is part of the APN Regional News Network.


Journalists at the Sunshine Coast Daily include Janine Hill, Kathy Sundstrom, Nicole Fuge,Megan Mackander, Richard Bruinsma, Bill Hoffman, Natasha Christian, Erin Long and sports journalists Anthony Brand and Joe Flynn. There are a number of editors at the newspaper including editor-in-chief Darren Burnett, business editor Rebecca Marshall, sports editor Steele Taylor, news editor Trevor Hockins, features and travel editor Shirley Sinclair, news director Bianca Clare, weekend editor Damian Bathersby, property editor Erle Levey. Our reporters at the APN Newsdesk, based in Brisbane are also key to our organisation.

There are also a number of community publications attached to the newspaper run by a team of journalists including Kiera Kelly Williamson (Caloundra Weekly), Kristy Muir (Maroochy Weekly), Carly Rees (Nambour Weekly), Lauren Grounsell (Range News, Emily Haynes (Buderim Chronicle)and the team at the Noosa News Gail Forrer, Peter Gardiner and Ann Rickard. The Sunshine Coast Daily is also responsible for producing the Caboolture News and Bribie Weekly.

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  1. ^ Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC). Average Net Paid Sales for October–December 2008 (metro and larger regional titles)/January–June 2008 (other regional titles).

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