October 2019

Published a story 16th Oct 2019 10:36 AM

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast parts of the Sunshine Coast could be hit by severe thunderstorms as temperatures set to soar

Severe storms tipped for Coast as temperatures soar

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast parts of the Sunshine Coast could be hit by severe thunderstorms as temperatures set to soar

Published a story 16th Oct 2019 10:20 AM

It’s been revealed that Sunshine Coast Council discussed an early extension to its CEO’s contract behind closed doors, then hid the decision in a motion.

Council hid secret deal for highly-paid senior executive

It’s been revealed that Sunshine Coast Council discussed an early extension to its CEO’s contract behind closed doors, then hid the decision in a motion.

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 3:13 PM

A much-loved Sunshine Coast music festival has received a state government grant to help further boost its reach.

Music festival scores tourism grant

A much-loved Sunshine Coast music festival has received a state government grant to help further boost its reach.

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 2:36 PM

A former motor dealer who has died after a long illness was a man with a generous heart and an abundance of energy to help others less fortunate.

Little man with big heart gave all for Sunshine Coast

A former motor dealer who has died after a long illness was a man with a generous heart and an abundance of energy to help others less fortunate.

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 1:48 PM

The first candidate for Sunshine Coast Council mayor at elections to be held next year has declared he will be fighting for the region's future.

Former deputy mayor launches bid for top job

The first candidate for Sunshine Coast Council mayor at elections to be held next year has declared he will be fighting for the region's future.

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 1:37 PM

In more than 40 years not much has changed when it comes to dealing with protestors whose message those in authority don’t want to hear, whatever their politics.

Protest arrests take spotlight off the real threat

In more than 40 years not much has changed when it comes to dealing with protestors whose message those in authority don’t want to hear, whatever their politics.

Published a story 10th Oct 2019 2:20 PM

A PFAS petitioner wonders why more than 15,000 signatures have failed to attract any politician’s attention.

'Enough is enough': 15,000 sign PFAS petitions

A PFAS petitioner wonders why more than 15,000 signatures have failed to attract any politician’s attention.

Published a story 10th Oct 2019 1:44 PM

The Insurance Council and head of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority are set to address a University of the Sunshine Coast climate change forum.

Climate change risk for region: Forum explores future

The Insurance Council and head of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority are set to address a University of the Sunshine Coast climate change forum.

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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.