January 2020

Published a story 23rd Jan 2020 10:09 AM

A significant weather change is coming to the Sunshine Coast, but its effect will only come slowly over the next several days.

What a relief: Weather change to come, but it will slow

A significant weather change is coming to the Sunshine Coast, but its effect will only come slowly over the next several days.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2020 5:44 PM

A key feature affecting the level of storm threat to come this afternoon has changed, causing the Bureau of Meteorology to alter its forecast.

Storm update: Forecaster’s extreme weather advice

A key feature affecting the level of storm threat to come this afternoon has changed, causing the Bureau of Meteorology to alter its forecast.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2020 2:01 PM

Every month Sunshine Coast Council received signed statutory declarations from a failed builder that subbies working on a major project had been paid.

Failed builder gave council statement subbies were paid

Every month Sunshine Coast Council received signed statutory declarations from a failed builder that subbies working on a major project had been paid.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2020 10:25 AM

Thought yesterday's storm was intense? There could be more in store for the Sunshine Coast today, forecasters say.

WILD WEATHER: Forecasters warn extreme storm could repeat

Thought yesterday's storm was intense? There could be more in store for the Sunshine Coast today, forecasters say.

Published a story 21st Jan 2020 6:04 PM

Fears that heavy weekend rain across the Sunshine Coast may send PFAS contaminated water into the environment have been allayed by the State Government.

All clear: Governments move to relieve PFAS run-off fears

Fears that heavy weekend rain across the Sunshine Coast may send PFAS contaminated water into the environment have been allayed by the State Government.

Published a story 21st Jan 2020 5:24 PM

A $5.2 million council project has been placed on hold after the collapse of a Sunshine Coast company appointed to build it.

$5.2m council project in limbo after builder’s collapse

A $5.2 million council project has been placed on hold after the collapse of a Sunshine Coast company appointed to build it.

Published a story 21st Jan 2020 5:16 PM

The state’s building watchdog has revealed a failed Sunshine Coast construction company had missed a critical deadline to supply financial information.

Failed builder missed critical financial deadline

The state’s building watchdog has revealed a failed Sunshine Coast construction company had missed a critical deadline to supply financial information.

Published a story 21st Jan 2020 1:15 PM

A staggering number of subcontractors and other unsecured creditors have been left owed more than $3 million in the latest construction liquidation.

Builder collapse leaves shocking level of unpaid creditors

A staggering number of subcontractors and other unsecured creditors have been left owed more than $3 million in the latest construction liquidation.

Published a story 21st Jan 2020 9:50 AM

Take cover! Forecasters severe storms and large hail are on the way.

STORM INCOMING: Large hail, damaging winds to hit Coast

Take cover! Forecasters severe storms and large hail are on the way.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 6:44 PM

A builder favoured by Sunshine Coast councils has gone into liquidation, with the extent of debt still unknown.

Builder goes into liquidation leaving subbies unpaid

A builder favoured by Sunshine Coast councils has gone into liquidation, with the extent of debt still unknown.

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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.