February 2020

Published a story 26th Feb 2020 6:12 PM

Hundreds of residents are preparing for an eventual class action for compensation when the impact of the a new runway opening is fully understood.

Airport residents gear up for noise class action

Hundreds of residents are preparing for an eventual class action for compensation when the impact of the a new runway opening is fully understood.

Published a story 26th Feb 2020 5:12 PM

A former mayor, an ex-councillor and candidates affiliated to fringe political parties enter council race

Former mayor, councillor join candidates in election race

A former mayor, an ex-councillor and candidates affiliated to fringe political parties enter council race

Published a story 26th Feb 2020 12:37 PM

Potentially severe storms with heavy rain, damaging winds and large hail have been forecast as the Coast’s week of dynamic weather shows no signs of easing.

STORM WARNING: Storms could bring hail, damaging winds

Potentially severe storms with heavy rain, damaging winds and large hail have been forecast as the Coast’s week of dynamic weather shows no signs of easing.

Published a story 26th Feb 2020 9:03 AM

A subcontractor owed $200,000 by a failed builder on three local government jobs has warned the councils involved will be held to account.

Subbie owed $200k slams councils after builder collapse

A subcontractor owed $200,000 by a failed builder on three local government jobs has warned the councils involved will be held to account.

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 12:59 PM

Heavy rain today follows three-hour totals of 84mm as the Sunshine Coast continued to be drenched by February’s late wet season start.

Heavy rain to continue as late wet season batters Coast

Heavy rain today follows three-hour totals of 84mm as the Sunshine Coast continued to be drenched by February’s late wet season start.

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.

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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.