July 2016

Published a story 29th Jul 2016 11:04 AM

The State Government has announced the appointment of accounting and legal firms to guide reform to construction industry security of payment legislation.

Reform aims to improve payment security for subbies

The State Government has announced the appointment of accounting and legal firms to guide reform to construction industry security of payment legislation.

Published a story 29th Jul 2016 11:00 AM

A new $1.4m boat ramp featuring walking pontoons, fish cleaning station and kayak launch pad has opened on the Maroochy River.

$1.4m boat ramp launched on Maroochy River

A new $1.4m boat ramp featuring walking pontoons, fish cleaning station and kayak launch pad has opened on the Maroochy River.

Published a story 28th Jul 2016 6:59 PM

WHY a Catholic parish priest believes Cardinal George Pell must return from the Vatican to face allegations he sexually abused young boys.

'Cover-up culture' serves church poorly

WHY a Catholic parish priest believes Cardinal George Pell must return from the Vatican to face allegations he sexually abused young boys.

Published a story 28th Jul 2016 10:59 AM

Why the Sunshine Coast has a natural advantage in any bid to host the 2028 Olympic Games in south east Queensland.

The Olympic events would be a natural fit for Coast

Why the Sunshine Coast has a natural advantage in any bid to host the 2028 Olympic Games in south east Queensland.

Published a story 28th Jul 2016 8:10 AM

Can you imagine a beach sprint that follows a course the shape of a young girl's spine misshapen by scoliosis.

Sand "gift” to aid young lifesaver's recovery

Can you imagine a beach sprint that follows a course the shape of a young girl's spine misshapen by scoliosis.

Published a story 27th Jul 2016 6:57 PM

LUKE Bracken allegedly conned a debt collector engaged to recover $150,000 from him.

Debt collector gets caught up in con man's web

LUKE Bracken allegedly conned a debt collector engaged to recover $150,000 from him.

Published a story 27th Jul 2016 10:28 AM

OLYMPICS or not a high-speed train is needed now and could actually make the State Government money.

OLYMPIC BID: High speed rail could be a money maker

OLYMPICS or not a high-speed train is needed now and could actually make the State Government money.

Published a story 27th Jul 2016 8:05 AM

A FIX for South East Queensland's increasing congestion and transport could come with a joint Olympic Games bid.

Coast has what it takes to host Olympics

A FIX for South East Queensland's increasing congestion and transport could come with a joint Olympic Games bid.

Published a story 26th Jul 2016 4:12 PM

THE administrator of Peregian Springs Golf Club has set a date to vacate the premises after the sale of all the equipment and stock through four online auctions.

Peregian Springs golf club in breach of lease

THE administrator of Peregian Springs Golf Club has set a date to vacate the premises after the sale of all the equipment and stock through four online auctions.

Published a story 25th Jul 2016 3:53 PM

A MID-WINTER burst of summer temperatures was never going to last past the weekend.

Winter returns: Cool change hits the coast

A MID-WINTER burst of summer temperatures was never going to last past the weekend.

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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.