January 2020

Published a story 24th Jan 2020 12:11 PM

Are tougher conflict of interest rules for politicians needed or do that represent a denial of natural justice?

Mayoral candidate calls for conflict of interest crack down

Are tougher conflict of interest rules for politicians needed or do that represent a denial of natural justice?

Published a story 24th Jan 2020 9:34 AM

There’s more rain and storms set to hit the Sunshine Coast, with the Bureau of Meteorology confident it knows when.

Muggy morning turns into wet day as rain, storms forecast

There’s more rain and storms set to hit the Sunshine Coast, with the Bureau of Meteorology confident it knows when.

Published a story 23rd Jan 2020 6:01 PM

There remains a good chance of showers and storms through the Australia Day long weekend according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

Weather shift Coast is waiting for will be slow

There remains a good chance of showers and storms through the Australia Day long weekend according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

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.

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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.