February 2020

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 5:56 PM

Two Sunshine Coast Councillors have spoken out about why they opposed the extension of the CEO’s contract.

Councillors lift lid on CEO contract extension

Two Sunshine Coast Councillors have spoken out about why they opposed the extension of the CEO’s contract.

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 3:31 PM

Bill Hoffman salutes a practical environmentalist who dedicated her time trying to maintain what she could of what ill-defined vision has destroyed.

Less spin, more truth needed in election run

Bill Hoffman salutes a practical environmentalist who dedicated her time trying to maintain what she could of what ill-defined vision has destroyed.

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 12:03 PM

Mayoral candidate Chris Thompson says it’s time to restore the community’s trust in local government.

Trust issues: Mayoral candidate calls for change

Mayoral candidate Chris Thompson says it’s time to restore the community’s trust in local government.

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 10:51 AM

Dynamic weather with heavy rain on the way but Queensland’s southeast likely to miss any of the action

Dynamic weather set to explode over state

Dynamic weather with heavy rain on the way but Queensland’s southeast likely to miss any of the action

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 3:59 PM

Pollution concerns have slowed the pump out of water from an evacuated unit block as callous thieves strike.

Pollution stalls water removal from flood-hit unit block

Pollution concerns have slowed the pump out of water from an evacuated unit block as callous thieves strike.

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 2:04 PM

Heavy rain for this weekend is off the forecast after a weather system decided to relocate elsewhere

Heavy rain threat eases for Coast

Heavy rain for this weekend is off the forecast after a weather system decided to relocate elsewhere

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 8:06 PM

A Sunshine Coast MP has called on councils to lodge complaints with police about a failed builder who left more than 300 subbies unpaid.

Make a complaint: MP urges action on false builder stat decs

A Sunshine Coast MP has called on councils to lodge complaints with police about a failed builder who left more than 300 subbies unpaid.

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 6:30 PM

The couple are $40,000 out of pocket after the company that was building their first home collapsed

Gargett couple’s dream home dashed after builder goes bust

The couple are $40,000 out of pocket after the company that was building their first home collapsed

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 6:09 PM

Victims of a Sunshine Coast company now in liquidation say they’ve been left embarrassed as well as out of pocket

Mum left $27k out of pocket after company collapse

Victims of a Sunshine Coast company now in liquidation say they’ve been left embarrassed as well as out of pocket

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 3:50 PM

Fishers are reporting hundreds of dead fish strewn along the banks of a Sunshine Coast river

Major fish kill in Sunshine Coast River shocks fishers

Fishers are reporting hundreds of dead fish strewn along the banks of a Sunshine Coast river

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Whether taking on developers hell-bent on destroying the Coast’s natural appeal or a Prime Minister indifferent to the plight of the poor, Bill Hoffman has never been one to mince his words. Bill’s been a journalist for 32 years, 29 of those on the Coast. Love him or hate him, he'll get you blogging.