July 2016

Published a story 1st Jul 2016 6:35 PM

RISE Up Australia, a Christian-based party strongly opposed to the building of mosques and immigration from Muslim faith countries, formed only three years ago

All eyes on the rise of the far right

RISE Up Australia, a Christian-based party strongly opposed to the building of mosques and immigration from Muslim faith countries, formed only three years ago

Published a story 1st Jul 2016 6:23 PM

THEY'VE walked down the aisle a few times before, but two of our eager bridesmaids will be honeymooning in Canberra after today's federal election.

COAST DECIDES: Battle of the bridesmaids

THEY'VE walked down the aisle a few times before, but two of our eager bridesmaids will be honeymooning in Canberra after today's federal election.

Published a story 1st Jul 2016 7:00 AM

FRINGE parties put pressure on Turnbull to keep the Coalition well right of the centre ground as they look to strengthen their position in Australian politics.

Will the religious right find traction in election?

FRINGE parties put pressure on Turnbull to keep the Coalition well right of the centre ground as they look to strengthen their position in Australian politics.

Published a story 1st Jul 2016 6:55 AM

Fringe parties put pressure on Turnbull to keep the Coalition well right of the centre ground as they look to strengthen their position in Australian politics.

Will the religious right find traction in election?

Fringe parties put pressure on Turnbull to keep the Coalition well right of the centre ground as they look to strengthen their position in Australian politics.

Published a story 1st Jul 2016 6:50 AM

Voters face a different method of filling out their ballot papers for the Senate when they go to the polls on Saturday with a confusing array of choices to make

Coast faces among Senate candidates plus how vote correctly

Voters face a different method of filling out their ballot papers for the Senate when they go to the polls on Saturday with a confusing array of choices to make

June 2016

Published a story 30th Jun 2016 5:16 PM

The future of the Coast golf club remains uncertain after a $250,000 overdraft it owed the Bank of Queensland fell due on the eve of a creditors' meeting.

Embattled golf club owes bank $250,000

The future of the Coast golf club remains uncertain after a $250,000 overdraft it owed the Bank of Queensland fell due on the eve of a creditors' meeting.

Published a story 30th Jun 2016 11:59 AM

Large men on small bikes are about to make a world of difference to a group of young Cambodian children desperately trying to educate themselves out of poverty.

Coast bros dig deep for children in poverty

Large men on small bikes are about to make a world of difference to a group of young Cambodian children desperately trying to educate themselves out of poverty.

Published a story 29th Jun 2016 6:57 PM

RECORD pre-polling numbers are beginning to ramp up ahead of Saturday’s Federal Election with 5484 people casting an early ballot on one day alone.

Record early turn out: Pre-poll voters get the jump

RECORD pre-polling numbers are beginning to ramp up ahead of Saturday’s Federal Election with 5484 people casting an early ballot on one day alone.

Published a story 29th Jun 2016 6:53 PM

SQUEAKY wheels get the most oil, which is the reason the critical infrastructure required to sustain a the Coast's growth hasn't been delivered.

ANALYSIS: Coast lacks ‘squeak’ to make wheels turn

SQUEAKY wheels get the most oil, which is the reason the critical infrastructure required to sustain a the Coast's growth hasn't been delivered.

Published a story 29th Jun 2016 1:42 PM

A candidate in Saturday's election who is not expected to win has impressed business leaders as someone who could have a bright future in politics.

Unlikely candidate catches business eye

A candidate in Saturday's election who is not expected to win has impressed business leaders as someone who could have a bright future in politics.

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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.