September 2015

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 9:21 PM

BUSINESSES frustrated by slow internet speeds were given hope of better service to come at a Kawana Chamber of Commerce and Industry breakfast yesterday.

NBN set to connect 60,000 across Coast by end of year

BUSINESSES frustrated by slow internet speeds were given hope of better service to come at a Kawana Chamber of Commerce and Industry breakfast yesterday.

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 9:17 PM

THERE’S winning and winning, but as far as Coolum District Coastcare president Leigh Warneminde is concerned her group may be fighting a losing battle.

Award bitter sweet as Coolum Coastcare fights losing battle

THERE’S winning and winning, but as far as Coolum District Coastcare president Leigh Warneminde is concerned her group may be fighting a losing battle.

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 2:53 PM

WARMING ocean temperatures and subsequent southward migration of species are likely to bring significant change to the marine environment on our doorstep.

Marine species likely to do battle

WARMING ocean temperatures and subsequent southward migration of species are likely to bring significant change to the marine environment on our doorstep.

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 11:43 AM

THE appalling treatment of asylum seekers and their children on Nauru and Manus Island has given us a taste of what’s to come.

MY SAY: Asylum seeker treatment a taste of what's to come

THE appalling treatment of asylum seekers and their children on Nauru and Manus Island has given us a taste of what’s to come.

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 10:40 AM

A SENATE inquiry into Construction Industry Insolvency may call on the QBCC board to give evidence into Walton Construction's collapse.

Commission board may give evidence about Walton collapse

A SENATE inquiry into Construction Industry Insolvency may call on the QBCC board to give evidence into Walton Construction's collapse.

August 2015

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 9:49 PM

THEY are the best of their country’s young surfers but that doesn’t mean they have sponsors’ stickers on their boards, or even access to basic equipment.

Fiji's best junior surfers fight disadvantage in M'dore trip

THEY are the best of their country’s young surfers but that doesn’t mean they have sponsors’ stickers on their boards, or even access to basic equipment.

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 10:02 PM

WITH a looming shortfall in housing now for over-65s the Property Council warns that there could be serious problems in the future

Coast seniors could soon face a housing crisis

WITH a looming shortfall in housing now for over-65s the Property Council warns that there could be serious problems in the future

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 9:38 PM

A GROUP of young Fijian surfers have flown into the Sunshine Coast to experience a week of high performance coaching.

Best of Fiji’s young surfers on the Coast for training

A GROUP of young Fijian surfers have flown into the Sunshine Coast to experience a week of high performance coaching.

Published a story 28th Aug 2015 8:11 AM

JAMIE Dunn has attributed his transformation to an author with a publishing deal to his four-year stint as a Sunshine Coast Daily columnist.

Dunn taps into gift for sharing good tales

JAMIE Dunn has attributed his transformation to an author with a publishing deal to his four-year stint as a Sunshine Coast Daily columnist.

Published a story 27th Aug 2015 9:26 PM

WARMING ocean temperatures and subsequent southward migration of species are likely to bring significant change to the marine environment on our doorstep.

Marine species will battle for survival as climate changes

WARMING ocean temperatures and subsequent southward migration of species are likely to bring significant change to the marine environment on our doorstep.

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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.