November 2019

Published a story 21st Nov 2019 5:08 PM

A candidate who seeks a local government role in direct support for the region’s farmers has nominated for Sunshine Coast Council’s largest rural division.

Candidate wants council support for rural sector

A candidate who seeks a local government role in direct support for the region’s farmers has nominated for Sunshine Coast Council’s largest rural division.

Published a story 21st Nov 2019 2:07 PM

Why the numbers on the thermometer aren’t always an indication of how hot and sticky we may actually feel

Why temperature isn’t always a guide to how hot we feel

Why the numbers on the thermometer aren’t always an indication of how hot and sticky we may actually feel

Published a story 21st Nov 2019 1:15 PM

The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services has eased fire bans across the Sunshine Coast but the move comes with a serious warning

Coast fire bans eased slightly but strict rules still apply

The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services has eased fire bans across the Sunshine Coast but the move comes with a serious warning

Published a story 21st Nov 2019 1:02 PM

After two previous development applications floundered new owners may have found the formula for this controversial land parcel

Third time may be lucky for this problematic beach site

After two previous development applications floundered new owners may have found the formula for this controversial land parcel

Published a story 20th Nov 2019 2:31 PM

The LNP has named the date for a decision on who it will select to attempt to replace Mark McArdle as Member for Caloundra

LNP to decide candidate who'll replace retiring Caloundra MP

The LNP has named the date for a decision on who it will select to attempt to replace Mark McArdle as Member for Caloundra

Published a story 20th Nov 2019 2:25 PM

The State Government has released details of when North Coast Rail upgrade will start but funding remains $230 million short of what’s required

State sets schedule for North Coast Rail upgrade

The State Government has released details of when North Coast Rail upgrade will start but funding remains $230 million short of what’s required

Published a story 20th Nov 2019 11:02 AM

Perfect weather lacks one key essential agreement to ease region’s greatest threat

Fire danger remains high despite falling temperatures

Perfect weather lacks one key essential agreement to ease region’s greatest threat

Published a story 20th Nov 2019 10:18 AM

A new funding announcement for North Coast Rail doesn’t mean there’s new funding for the project with political pointscoring still the main game

Coast rail left at station with funding rehash

A new funding announcement for North Coast Rail doesn’t mean there’s new funding for the project with political pointscoring still the main game

Published a story 19th Nov 2019 6:14 PM

A sitting Sunshine Coast councillor has thrown his support behind candidate Chris Thompson's bid to be the next mayor, saying he respected the community.

Councillor backs mayoral candidate as 'respectful' leader

A sitting Sunshine Coast councillor has thrown his support behind candidate Chris Thompson's bid to be the next mayor, saying he respected the community.

Published a story 19th Nov 2019 4:31 PM

The World Surf League says its US pricing model for the Kelly Slater Wave Pool technology won’t work in Australia, and there's no plan to copy it for the Coast.

'Superior surf experience': Surf ranch won't use US model

The World Surf League says its US pricing model for the Kelly Slater Wave Pool technology won’t work in Australia, and there's no plan to copy it for the Coast.

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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.