October 2018

Published a story 17th Oct 2018 9:50 AM

Wild weather conditions continue to pound the Sunshine Coast with thunderstorms and powerful surf through to next week.

Powerful surf, storms and lightning warning for boaties

Wild weather conditions continue to pound the Sunshine Coast with thunderstorms and powerful surf through to next week.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 5:32 PM

This surfing story was forged by the competitive fire of a lawn bowls legend

Surf book launch a boost for Coast charity

This surfing story was forged by the competitive fire of a lawn bowls legend

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 5:04 PM

Servicemen pushed to the limit during exercises in wild surf

Missing patrol boat, wild seas keep lifeguards busy

Servicemen pushed to the limit during exercises in wild surf

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 4:41 PM

Surprise return to politics of a former mayor prompted by paid parking push

Former Coast mayor eyes another tilt at top job

Surprise return to politics of a former mayor prompted by paid parking push

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 9:52 AM

Wave buoy records record wave height off Sunshine Coast

Nine-metre wave smashes Coast records

Wave buoy records record wave height off Sunshine Coast

Published a story 1st Oct 2018 10:11 AM

Sunshine Coast residents' groups have joined a Southeast Queensland-wide push for greater local government accountability and transparency.

Resident groups get tough on transparency

Sunshine Coast residents' groups have joined a Southeast Queensland-wide push for greater local government accountability and transparency.

Published a story 1st Oct 2018 10:07 AM

A councillor has broken ranks to demand ratepayers be given both a clear understanding of what was proposed and the cost of its City Hall plans.

Councillor breaks ranks over City Hall relocation

A councillor has broken ranks to demand ratepayers be given both a clear understanding of what was proposed and the cost of its City Hall plans.

September 2018

Published a story 28th Sep 2018 5:15 PM

This once prolific fish species has become scarce but state government claims all is fine.

Demands for tougher restrictions as tailor catches decline

This once prolific fish species has become scarce but state government claims all is fine.

Published a story 28th Sep 2018 3:13 PM

Our firefighters fly into active North Queensland fire ground

Mum, daughter join firefighting effort

Our firefighters fly into active North Queensland fire ground

Published a story 28th Sep 2018 1:20 PM

Super cell fear as severe storms including hail set to blast Sunshine Coast this weekend.

Super cell looming large, to send severe storms to Coast

Super cell fear as severe storms including hail set to blast Sunshine Coast this weekend.

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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.