December 2016

Published a story 9th Dec 2016 3:08 PM

THERE is a lot that still hurts Beau Hartshorn three years on from the October 2013 collapse of Walton Construction.

Life left in tatters after collapse

THERE is a lot that still hurts Beau Hartshorn three years on from the October 2013 collapse of Walton Construction.

Published a story 9th Dec 2016 3:05 PM

THE liquidator for the failed Walton Construction and Walton Queensland has been given additional time to claw back money for the benefit of creditors.

Extension to chase more cash

THE liquidator for the failed Walton Construction and Walton Queensland has been given additional time to claw back money for the benefit of creditors.

Published a story 9th Dec 2016 2:59 PM

FRUSTRATION about non-payment in the construction industry has reached breaking point.

Ripped-off subbies ready to lash out

FRUSTRATION about non-payment in the construction industry has reached breaking point.

Published a story 9th Dec 2016 1:13 PM

THE 2013 collapse of Walton Construction left 1300 trade subcontractors and suppliers left owed between $70-$90 million.

WALTON: The collapse that exposed an ugly industry

THE 2013 collapse of Walton Construction left 1300 trade subcontractors and suppliers left owed between $70-$90 million.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2016 4:33 PM

HOUSING Minister Mick de Brenni has dumped the board of a key industry regulator as he drives reform aimed at reshaping the state's construction industry

Qld Govt dumps board of key regulator

HOUSING Minister Mick de Brenni has dumped the board of a key industry regulator as he drives reform aimed at reshaping the state's construction industry

Published a story 2nd Dec 2016 11:38 AM

Why MP says we will all benefit from tough new federal powers designed to crackdown on rogue behaviour on building sites by unions.

The real reason Australia needs a union watch dog

Why MP says we will all benefit from tough new federal powers designed to crackdown on rogue behaviour on building sites by unions.

Published a story 1st Dec 2016 4:07 PM

New federal MP expresses concern about proposed new Queensland Government plans to improve payment security in construction sector.

Why one MP is unsure about planned legislation

New federal MP expresses concern about proposed new Queensland Government plans to improve payment security in construction sector.

Published a story 1st Dec 2016 10:54 AM

WHY swapping the summer surf season for the ski slopes makes sense for this Sunshine Coast physiotherapist.

How a Noosa surfer will help Winter Olympians

WHY swapping the summer surf season for the ski slopes makes sense for this Sunshine Coast physiotherapist.

Published a story 1st Dec 2016 10:26 AM

MASTER Builders at loggerheads with subbies about the need for action to guarantee payment.

Master Builders at odds with subbies over payment policy

MASTER Builders at loggerheads with subbies about the need for action to guarantee payment.

November 2016

Published a story 30th Nov 2016 3:56 PM

PLAYING fees for the Peregian Springs golf course have been revealed along with the day players will return to the course.

How much you will be charged to play Peregian Springs

PLAYING fees for the Peregian Springs golf course have been revealed along with the day players will return to the course.

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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.