November 2019

Published a story 19th Nov 2019 3:38 PM

The only candidate to declare for the Sunshine Coast Council mayoral race has had his campaign knocked for six in a shocking trail of destruction.

Shocking blow for Sunshine Coast mayoral candidate

The only candidate to declare for the Sunshine Coast Council mayoral race has had his campaign knocked for six in a shocking trail of destruction.

Published a story 19th Nov 2019 1:04 PM

WATCH: It’s hard to beat this Sunshine Coast family’s view of Sunday’s super cell smashing the region.

Family caught at sea as wild storm cell lashes Coast

WATCH: It’s hard to beat this Sunshine Coast family’s view of Sunday’s super cell smashing the region.

Published a story 19th Nov 2019 12:17 PM

After last weekend’s tempest the BOM says tourists can expect something completely different for the next week

Who would have expected this after last weekend’s tempest?

After last weekend’s tempest the BOM says tourists can expect something completely different for the next week

Published a story 18th Nov 2019 5:01 PM

With more than 15,000 volunteer firefighters yet to apply, the State Government has extended the deadline for them to secure Blue Cards.

Volunteer fireys hose down Blue Card demands

With more than 15,000 volunteer firefighters yet to apply, the State Government has extended the deadline for them to secure Blue Cards.

Published a story 18th Nov 2019 4:07 PM

A former political heavy hitter is now at the centre of a debate over the future direction of the Mooloolaba Spit.

Political heavy hitter heads up new Spit association

A former political heavy hitter is now at the centre of a debate over the future direction of the Mooloolaba Spit.

Published a story 18th Nov 2019 1:57 PM

Rain over the weekend has eased the fire threat, but that will change rapidly as Queensland heads into a drier and hotter than normal summer

Firefighters breathe easy for now

Rain over the weekend has eased the fire threat, but that will change rapidly as Queensland heads into a drier and hotter than normal summer

Published a story 18th Nov 2019 11:56 AM

It’s been promoted as a jewel for tourism but who would be able to access the proposed wave pool and at what cost are questions that remain unanswered.

Stark mute on wave pool cost, public access

It’s been promoted as a jewel for tourism but who would be able to access the proposed wave pool and at what cost are questions that remain unanswered.

Published a story 18th Nov 2019 10:27 AM

A severe storm that lashed the Sunshine Coast on Sunday, causing major damage to much of the region, failed to deliver what the region needed the most.

Wild storms deliver everything but what we need most

A severe storm that lashed the Sunshine Coast on Sunday, causing major damage to much of the region, failed to deliver what the region needed the most.

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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.