February 2020

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 6:48 PM

Beachgoers were left horrified as sand pumping turned the ocean at a popular Sunshine Coast tourism destination black.

Mudslinger: Pumping puts iconic beach in black

Beachgoers were left horrified as sand pumping turned the ocean at a popular Sunshine Coast tourism destination black.

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 3:21 PM

Subbies warn security of payment will become a local government election issue

Council urged to deliver subbies payment security

Subbies warn security of payment will become a local government election issue

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 11:04 AM

“This is not fair.” A renewed push will be made this week to have controversial $667 parking fines levied on Sunshine Coast holiday makers thrown out.

‘Wipe them or leave them’: Renewed calls to dump $667 fines

“This is not fair.” A renewed push will be made this week to have controversial $667 parking fines levied on Sunshine Coast holiday makers thrown out.

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 9:16 AM

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast another week of wet weather on the Sunshine Coast, with storms and heavy rain to end the week.

Experts warn to brace for week of wet, wild weather

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast another week of wet weather on the Sunshine Coast, with storms and heavy rain to end the week.

Commented on a story 15th Feb 2020 5:31 PM

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 6:41 PM

The collapse of a Sunshine Coast construction company has prompted an MP to call for a police investigation.

MP calls for police probe into builder’s liquidation

The collapse of a Sunshine Coast construction company has prompted an MP to call for a police investigation.

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 5:37 PM

Two experienced surfing mates have saved a young woman’s life while onlookers cried thinking they were witnessing a tragic death.

Dramatic surf rescue saves young woman’s life

Two experienced surfing mates have saved a young woman’s life while onlookers cried thinking they were witnessing a tragic death.

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 4:32 PM

The bills are quickly adding up at one unit complex after Wednesday’s deluge and the numbers are eye-watering

Unit block faces staggering bill in wake of deluge

The bills are quickly adding up at one unit complex after Wednesday’s deluge and the numbers are eye-watering

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 3:19 PM

Queensland’s building regulator has barred 15 accountants for providing false or misleading financial information

Building regulator bans accountants over dodgy reports

Queensland’s building regulator has barred 15 accountants for providing false or misleading financial information

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 1:05 PM

Bill Hoffman argues the real fault with government at all levels is us for putting up with poor behaviour. What do you think?

Why we deserve the governments we’ve got at every level

Bill Hoffman argues the real fault with government at all levels is us for putting up with poor behaviour. What do you think?

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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.