February 2020

Published a story 28th Feb 2020 12:52 PM

WATCH: A legendary guitarist will headline the entertainment at a Sunshine Coast fundraiser in support of the music industry’s invisible stars.

Rock industry gathers to support mates through hard times

WATCH: A legendary guitarist will headline the entertainment at a Sunshine Coast fundraiser in support of the music industry’s invisible stars.

Published a story 28th Feb 2020 12:24 PM

How a teacher and artist risked jail to bring the horror of detention on Nauru to the public’s attention

Teacher risked jail to publicise the horrors of Nauruan ‘paradise’

How a teacher and artist risked jail to bring the horror of detention on Nauru to the public’s attention

Published a story 28th Feb 2020 9:20 AM

The Sunshine Coast is expected to live up to its name this weekend after two weeks of heavy rain.

Fine weekend ahead as Coast dugs severe storms

The Sunshine Coast is expected to live up to its name this weekend after two weeks of heavy rain.

Published a story 27th Feb 2020 6:07 PM

A civil contractor owed $31,000 for work done to a Sunshine Coast tennis centre is going to spend more than that in legal fights to get his money back.

Matter of principle: Subbie spends big to get money back

A civil contractor owed $31,000 for work done to a Sunshine Coast tennis centre is going to spend more than that in legal fights to get his money back.

Published a story 27th Feb 2020 4:50 PM

A multi-million-dollar deal, years in the making, has been stalled by the shock resignation of the former Sunshine Coast Council CEO.

CEO resignation stalls major decision on hotel deal

A multi-million-dollar deal, years in the making, has been stalled by the shock resignation of the former Sunshine Coast Council CEO.

Published a story 27th Feb 2020 9:05 AM

Sunshine Coast lifeguards have closed a number of beaches due to storm activity and have urged beach goes to not swim. Large hail, damaging winds incoming

Beaches closed as damaging storm bears down on Coast

Sunshine Coast lifeguards have closed a number of beaches due to storm activity and have urged beach goes to not swim. Large hail, damaging winds incoming

Published a story 26th Feb 2020 6:12 PM

The opening of the new runway will ultimately render 12 homes unliveable, according to a community organisation whose members will bear part of the impact.

Airport residents gear up for noise class action

The opening of the new runway will ultimately render 12 homes unliveable, according to a community organisation whose members will bear part of the impact.

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.

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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.