January 2017

Published a story 17th Jan 2017 6:43 AM

HEATWAVE conditions predicted for this week won’t just impact the two most vulnerable age groups, doctors have warned.

Health warning as heatwave conditions set in

HEATWAVE conditions predicted for this week won’t just impact the two most vulnerable age groups, doctors have warned.

Published a story 16th Jan 2017 1:39 PM

LNP defector Steve Dickson has promised that a major Sunshine Coast road project will be built if One Nation wins office at the next state election.

Defector rolls out big promise for the Coast

LNP defector Steve Dickson has promised that a major Sunshine Coast road project will be built if One Nation wins office at the next state election.

Published a story 16th Jan 2017 10:29 AM

<strong>UPDATE 2.20PM: </strong>The $780m North Coast rail duplication now only awaits funding in the mid-year State Budget for work to start.

Fast train to Brisbane: $780m rail line on track for funds

UPDATE 2.20PM: The $780m North Coast rail duplication now only awaits funding in the mid-year State Budget for work to start.

Published a story 16th Jan 2017 9:47 AM

THE Sunshine Coast is being warned to prepare for severe heatwave conditions this week.

'Extreme' heatwave to blast the Sunshine Coast

THE Sunshine Coast is being warned to prepare for severe heatwave conditions this week.

Published a story 15th Jan 2017 8:43 AM

"HAVE we really entered a post-truth world?&#8221; my nephew asked me the night before he left to return to New York where he now lives and works.

OPINION: 'Fake' news now anything you don't agree with

"HAVE we really entered a post-truth world?” my nephew asked me the night before he left to return to New York where he now lives and works.

Published a story 13th Jan 2017 3:21 PM

Is the passage of medical marijuana laws what drove Buderim MP's decision to quit the LNP or was something else at play.

Self interest drove Dickson defection: Tim Nicholls

Is the passage of medical marijuana laws what drove Buderim MP's decision to quit the LNP or was something else at play.

Published a story 13th Jan 2017 2:59 PM

State Government announces probe into the financial reporting of failed building companies licensed by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

Police to investigate construction industry fraud claims

State Government announces probe into the financial reporting of failed building companies licensed by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

Published a story 13th Jan 2017 10:10 AM

Why a week of humid conditions with apparent temperatures up to three degrees higher than actuals is not the last of our summer boil

The big heat shows no sign of letting up

Why a week of humid conditions with apparent temperatures up to three degrees higher than actuals is not the last of our summer boil

Published a story 12th Jan 2017 6:07 PM

ALAN Marr understands sometimes many hands don't make light work - they just get in the way.

Workers relocate 420-seat motorised concertina stand

ALAN Marr understands sometimes many hands don't make light work - they just get in the way.

Published a story 12th Jan 2017 4:28 PM

NOOSA paramedic tells how he fought off a shark while surfing in Bali and made it back to shore alive.

Shark attack victim: 'Water just exploded around me'

NOOSA paramedic tells how he fought off a shark while surfing in Bali and made it back to shore alive.

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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.