February 2017

Commented on a story 25th Feb 2017 10:49 AM

DON'T wait until it's too late, says one of Sunshine Coast's leading business heads ahead of council's plans to shift to new city centre.

Business head warns 'don't wait' with council's CBD move

"VIEW: Artists' impressions of the planned Suncentral development for the Maroochydore CBD. It is..."

Commented on a story 24th Feb 2017 9:09 AM

Being a regular visitor to the Coast, I was astounded the council decided to increase the size of the airport to international so close to houses and industry.

Fears held for Coast airport

""I would have thought that more recent approvals would not have been allowed with expansion of the..."

Commented on a story 24th Feb 2017 9:09 AM

FEARS are held for Nambour and Caloundra with news the Sunshine Coast Council is looking to create its own town hall-style precinct in the new CBD.

New CBD to become council HQ in massive move

"You have to hope, that with 1713 permanent staff to go to the new CBD. The Council have locked down..."

Commented on a story 24th Feb 2017 9:08 AM

The financial boost from Sunday penalty rates made a big difference to people who worked just as hard as any rich executive but for a much smaller rate of pay.

SOAPBOX: In praise of Sunday penalty rates

"The sooner people come to terms with the fact that, penalty rates are a bonus, not your average pay..."

Commented on a story 21st Feb 2017 8:24 AM

It now looks like council and its contractors are in no way interested in trying to allay Dalby St residents' concerns about the Maroochydore CBD.

Maroochydore intersection woes

"What happens when the Village idiot runs the village and changes the rules??"

Voted in a poll 21st Feb 2017 7:40 AM

Commented on a story 20th Feb 2017 3:56 PM

What has residents' groups so upset with Sunshine Coast Council and how they intend to get their voices heard.

Groups rally to oppose planning scheme change

"And you have to wonder what will happen with the absorption rate of the land.That is currently being..."

Commented on a story 20th Feb 2017 10:44 AM

Residents weigh in on whether Brightwater should be its own suburb and new names for Nambour landmarks.

Could these Coast suburbs be in line for a name change?

"Never mind developers names. Signing existing suburbs could be a start. There used to be a sign on..."

Commented on a story 20th Feb 2017 7:41 AM

This week, we saw the real Senator Pauline Hanson emerge.

OPINION: Pauline Hanson, the 'fraud' emerges

""Gough Whitlam moved government departments to Albury and Geelong." But it didn't happen, I'd be..."

Commented on a story 19th Feb 2017 8:49 AM

It is wrong to say we at Mudjimba did not do our research, as the east-west runway plan changed about six degrees to the south.

Mudjimba residents have done their research

"when I bought my place in Pacific Paradise, I knew I was only 2 K from the airport. The grumpy taxi..."

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