April 2015

Published a story 18th Apr 2015 6:57 AM

THE campaign by a Sunshine Coast man to have “lemon laws” introduced into Queensland is gaining traction.

Plea for ‘lemon laws’ after dud car broken

THE campaign by a Sunshine Coast man to have “lemon laws” introduced into Queensland is gaining traction.

Published a story 18th Apr 2015 6:53 AM

WOODFORD prison officers are expected to push the QLD Government to appeal the sentence of a convicted triple murderer who bashed one of their colleagues.

Jailer anger over ‘light’ punishment

WOODFORD prison officers are expected to push the QLD Government to appeal the sentence of a convicted triple murderer who bashed one of their colleagues.

Commented on a story 17th Apr 2015 3:52 PM

AFTER his first visit to the Sunshine Coast in several years, JAMES LEE looks back on his memories of the area and how it has changed since his childhood.

YOUR SAY: Our paradise has been lost to greed

"I think we all get it now Eddie. You just want jobs. Doesn't matter what jobs, how much they pay..."

Published a story 17th Apr 2015 11:27 AM

JASON O’Pray shakes his head at the community reaction to Sekisui House’s proposal for a massive residential and tourism development at Yaroomba.

History books will tell of Yaroomba development controversy

JASON O’Pray shakes his head at the community reaction to Sekisui House’s proposal for a massive residential and tourism development at Yaroomba.

Commented on a story 17th Apr 2015 9:15 AM

THERE was, at last count, something in the order of two gazillion and thirty high-rise buildings on the Gold Coast.

OPINION: Poll would deliver crystal clear message to council

"It's really simple Eddie. Lets not go confusing anyone. This issue goes beyond Sekisui House to the..."

Commented on a story 16th Apr 2015 4:01 PM

THERE was, at last count, something in the order of two gazillion and thirty high-rise buildings on the Gold Coast.

OPINION: Poll would deliver crystal clear message to council

"EddieMa, I asked Sekisui whether it was responsible for a poll run last Friday night and got no..."

Commented on a story 16th Apr 2015 11:42 AM

THERE was, at last count, something in the order of two gazillion and thirty high-rise buildings on the Gold Coast.

OPINION: Poll would deliver crystal clear message to council

"An interesting response Brian to suggest you somehow know better and others should essentially - suck..."

Commented on a story 15th Apr 2015 4:30 PM

THERE was, at last count, something in the order of two gazillion and thirty high-rise buildings on the Gold Coast.

OPINION: Poll would deliver crystal clear message to council

"Brian you are of course right about the power of the state in planning matters which is why if this..."

Commented on a story 15th Apr 2015 2:39 PM

IT’S likely Federal Member for Fairfax Clive Palmer’s reign in that seat will go the way of the dinosaur.

WE SAY: Clive has failed to look after his local voters

"That's a bit rich Peter coming from a member of a party that gave its candidate so little chance it..."

Commented on a story 15th Apr 2015 2:17 PM

THERE was, at last count, something in the order of two gazillion and thirty high-rise buildings on the Gold Coast.

OPINION: Poll would deliver crystal clear message to council

"Kelvin-J: the constructive suggestion has been made repeatedly. File an application in line with the..."

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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.