September 2019

Published a story 23rd Sep 2019 4:09 PM

The extraordinary life of a visionary architect and former Sunshine Coast councillor will be celebrated on his birthdate next month after his passing in Tasmania this week.

Coast to celebrate life of visionary architect

The extraordinary life of a visionary architect and former Sunshine Coast councillor will be celebrated on his birthdate next month after his passing in Tasmania this week.

Published a story 23rd Sep 2019 10:39 AM

A hot Monday inland from the coast kicks off a week which will see temperatures drop, cloudy skies over head and an increasing chance of rain from Wednesday.

Holidays off to a hot start with strong winds

A hot Monday inland from the coast kicks off a week which will see temperatures drop, cloudy skies over head and an increasing chance of rain from Wednesday.

Published a story 23rd Sep 2019 10:22 AM

Aerial photography has captured before and after images of the Peregian bushfires revealing the full extent of the miracle brought about by firefighters.

Stark contrast: Before and after Peregian bushfires

Aerial photography has captured before and after images of the Peregian bushfires revealing the full extent of the miracle brought about by firefighters.

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 2:14 PM

A new fire outside Imbil has been contained as crews move into the Sunshine Coast from Brisbane to relieve exhausted firefighters.

New fire threat shifts to hinterland

A new fire outside Imbil has been contained as crews move into the Sunshine Coast from Brisbane to relieve exhausted firefighters.

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 1:27 PM

Bill Hoffman argues that yesterday’s Climate Strike will ultimately deliver little, with politicians still toi place much store in common sense

Little chance of smart change

Bill Hoffman argues that yesterday’s Climate Strike will ultimately deliver little, with politicians still toi place much store in common sense

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 10:24 AM

The Insurance Council of Australia has just started counting the cost of fires across southern Queensland and northern NSW and fears there are more to come with the bushfire season having just started.

Insurance industry counts eye-watering fire cost

The Insurance Council of Australia has just started counting the cost of fires across southern Queensland and northern NSW and fears there are more to come with the bushfire season having just started.

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 10:14 AM

Uncertainty remains around how much rain the coast will get next week, but the first taste in weeks may come overnight

Weekend showers ahead of possible midweek soaking

Uncertainty remains around how much rain the coast will get next week, but the first taste in weeks may come overnight

Published a story 19th Sep 2019 3:24 PM

Firefighters are backburning north of Teewah to protect the township and other property on the Noosa River north shore from an out-of-control wildfire.

Backburn in full swing as fire closes in on village

Firefighters are backburning north of Teewah to protect the township and other property on the Noosa River north shore from an out-of-control wildfire.

Published a story 19th Sep 2019 12:08 PM

Lazy campers behind a devastating bushfire near Teewah Beach have left school holiday plans in serious doubt.

Lazy campers leave school holiday plans in ashes

Lazy campers behind a devastating bushfire near Teewah Beach have left school holiday plans in serious doubt.

Published a story 19th Sep 2019 12:08 PM

The State Government will seek a change to federal laws to allow it to continue its net and drum line shark control program.

'Shark life over human life': Minister slams net ban

The State Government will seek a change to federal laws to allow it to continue its net and drum line shark control program.

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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.