May 2015

Published a story 23rd May 2015 7:02 AM

RESIDENTS will work with Sunshine Coast Council to minimise the impact of a quarry at Yandina Creek after losing their legal fight.

Quarry gets the all clear

RESIDENTS will work with Sunshine Coast Council to minimise the impact of a quarry at Yandina Creek after losing their legal fight.

Published a story 23rd May 2015 6:35 AM

IAN Rolle’s wife Judy died a death that not even the couple’s cattle dogs had to endure.

Death is not up to govt or lobbyists

IAN Rolle’s wife Judy died a death that not even the couple’s cattle dogs had to endure.

Commented on a story 22nd May 2015 2:50 PM

THE Sunshine Coast has locked in population growth in three key areas.

OPINION: Impact of our population growth is hitting home

"Yep, I think he just threatened to shoot me."

Published a story 21st May 2015 9:14 PM

CALOUNDRA MP Mark McArdle has called for a complete re-examination of the proposed Caloundra-Bruce Hwy  interchange design.

Hwy-Caloundra interchange design must be revisted: McArdle

CALOUNDRA MP Mark McArdle has called for a complete re-examination of the proposed Caloundra-Bruce Hwy interchange design.

Published a story 20th May 2015 8:49 PM

SURFRIDER Foundation Australia has been named a finalist in the Queensland Healthy Waterways Keep it Clean Award for the work it has done clearing rubbish from the beach between Double Island Point and the Noosa River mouth.

Surfrider Foundation in QLD Keep it Clean Award finals

SURFRIDER Foundation Australia has been named a finalist in the Queensland Healthy Waterways Keep it Clean Award for the work it has done clearing rubbish from the beach between Double Island Point and the Noosa River mouth.

Published a story 20th May 2015 8:45 PM

YOUTH unemployment on the Sunshine Coast stands at 14.4%, placing it higher than the state average but lower than the Gold Coast, Wide Bay and Ipswich.

Fingers pointed over 14.4% Coast youth unemployment rate

YOUTH unemployment on the Sunshine Coast stands at 14.4%, placing it higher than the state average but lower than the Gold Coast, Wide Bay and Ipswich.

Published a story 20th May 2015 9:11 AM

THE Sunshine Coast has locked in population growth in three key areas.

OPINION: Impact of our population growth is hitting home

THE Sunshine Coast has locked in population growth in three key areas.

Published a story 19th May 2015 8:24 PM

MICK Vaisnys is grateful after a “Find My Phone” application helped track down his $70,000 Toyota troop carrier that was stolen from Currimundi.

Rare surfboards worth more than $5000 stolen from Currimundi

MICK Vaisnys is grateful after a “Find My Phone” application helped track down his $70,000 Toyota troop carrier that was stolen from Currimundi.

Published a story 19th May 2015 7:18 AM

NEW polling revealing broad support for constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians shows the time has come to act, according to a Sunshine Coast lawyer and member of the Prime Minister’s expert panel.

Support for indigenous constitutional recognition

NEW polling revealing broad support for constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians shows the time has come to act, according to a Sunshine Coast lawyer and member of the Prime Minister’s expert panel.

Published a story 19th May 2015 6:23 AM

TED O’Brien appears the front-runner ahead of an LNP pre-selection contest to determine a candidate to try to win back the seat of Fairfax at the next Federal Election.

O’Brien a likely candidate for LNP Federal pre-selection

TED O’Brien appears the front-runner ahead of an LNP pre-selection contest to determine a candidate to try to win back the seat of Fairfax at the next Federal Election.

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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.