December 2012

Commented on a story 27th Dec 2012 9:58 AM

A COUNCILLOR has defended the Caloundra Music Festival in the face of criticism that it isusing ratepayers’ money to compete against privately funded events.

Dwyer faces music over Caloundra festival benefits

"So Weatherall thinks Council should give him the money instead. Well there's a surprise. Some great..."

Commented on a story 24th Dec 2012 8:57 PM

TICKET sales for the 2012 Caloundra Music Festival fell well short of the budgeted target despite the event being held in the middle of a peak holiday period.

Caloundra Music Festival ticket sales fall short

"Interesting theory. Load up the project with hidden internal costs, leak it to the press and presto..."

Commented on a story 24th Dec 2012 8:56 PM

TICKET sales for the 2012 Caloundra Music Festival fell well short of the budgeted target despite the event being held in the middle of a peak holiday period.

Caloundra Music Festival ticket sales fall short

"Not sure, seems a reasonable figure. 1.7M spent by event for starters, plus spending by 21000 people."

Commented on a story 24th Dec 2012 10:30 AM

TICKET sales for the 2012 Caloundra Music Festival fell well short of the budgeted target despite the event being held in the middle of a peak holiday period.

Caloundra Music Festival ticket sales fall short

"So put another way, Caloundra Music Festival ticket sales doubled, produced $6.8 million economic..."

Commented on a story 22nd Dec 2012 1:18 PM

A SUNSHINE Coast senior councillor has broken ranks on de-amalgamation.

Mayor 'got it wrong'

"Surprise surprise Hoffman and another anti Jamieson sledge."

Commented on a story 22nd Dec 2012 11:05 AM

MAYOR Mark Jamieson told voters during the local government election campaign that de-amalgamation was a state issue.

Jamieson's concern at talk of big split

"Bill Hoffman seems to have a personal vendetta against Mark Jamieson. I challenge Hoffman to write..."

Commented on a story 22nd Dec 2012 10:45 AM

SUNSHINE Coast Council charges levied against its life guard service jumped from $400,000 to $1.4 million while the service's  future was under review.

'Secret' charges helped sink Coast life guard service

"It's an old trick, load up the costs to justify the axing of a project/department etc. Not a good..."

Commented on a story 22nd Dec 2012 10:11 AM

A FINAL decision on the location Australian PGA next year will not be made until late January despite a verbal agreement  to keep the event on the Coast.

PGA decison delayed despite agreement to stay on Coast

"The PGA have no interest in the coast. They will sell out to the highest bidder."

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