May 2016

Commented on a story 27th May 2016 6:19 AM

Queensland Senator and Attorney-General George Brandis speaks about asylum seeker policy in Cotton Tree.

Brandis talks asylum seeker policy and resettlement

""A day after the Sunshine Coast Council canned a push to have the region declared a Refugee Welcome..."

Commented on a story 26th May 2016 9:26 AM

Major commitments from either party still to come but Julie Bishop has jetted in to talk Sunshine Coast Airport expansion plans and more.

Julie Bishop drops in to talk Coast airport expansion plan

""There is no point making promises you are not going to keep," she said But she is a politician first..."

Commented on a story 26th May 2016 9:25 AM

WHY is there a Sunshine Motorway sign to Clive Palmer’s shuttered resort when traders and resident groups can’t get one pointing to vibrant Pacific Paradise?

Is it time to say goodbye to Clive Palmer's resort sign?

"I have had visitors from South,coming up from Brisbane by road, continually wind up "lost"at the Coolum..."

Commented on a story 21st May 2016 10:15 AM

IT IS becoming increasingly clear the program of off-shore detention is as much about turning back the votes as it is the boats.

OPINION: Will electorate reward Dutton’s dog whistle?

"Close Manus and Nauru, bring them over here. Particularly as the majority have been found to be..."

Commented on a story 20th May 2016 6:03 AM

ARE you aged between 18 and 24 and part of the 18.1 per cent that haven’t enrolled to vote?

Nearly half of 18-year-olds not enrolled to vote

"Could it be that they are not interested? If you were not on the roll, would you sign up to..."

Commented on a story 19th May 2016 5:17 PM

LAURA Stockdale got the shock of her life when she was shopping for her daughter at the Kmart Caloundra store.

Mum finds razor blades in kids' jeans while shopping

"It appears the Jeans are Australian made, that looks like a Stanley Knife blade, (as opposed to a box..."

Commented on a story 19th May 2016 5:16 PM

THE $347 million Sunshine Coast Airport expansion has been given the official environmental green light and is poised for take off.

Airport expansion gets environmental thumbs up

"And, the airport may even be able to fly planes NORTH!!"

Commented on a story 19th May 2016 8:16 AM

HOW Greens' plan to spend $2.85 billion on tax concessions for solar-powered homes can help reduce the cost of electricity for those linked to the energy grid.

The Greens reveal $2.85b plan to take us off the grid

"When Solar to the home was instigated, it was a good idea, worked well. Now companies have raised..."

Commented on a story 19th May 2016 6:55 AM

I’M stumped and disillusioned and the federal election is still weeks away.

SOAPBOX: Time for some honest talk, not spin

"Could it possibly be, because The Coast is a safe LNP seat, and as such the LNP can get it for..."

Commented on a story 19th May 2016 6:55 AM

For those who are not aware, this parcel of land is already approved for hundreds of apartments in multi-level buildings.

LETTER: Let Sekisui show us what they can do

"Could it possibly be,because nobody knows about it? All of the hype when it was originally proposed..."

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