August 2019

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 11:30 AM

New laws have resulted in a Sydney developer being fined for failure to pay a Sunshine Coast fencing contractor on time.

Developer fined for failure to pay Coast contractor

New laws have resulted in a Sydney developer being fined for failure to pay a Sunshine Coast fencing contractor on time.

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 10:30 AM

A strong wind warning has been issued for the Sunshine Coast on Thursday with the region set to feel the sting of a low-pressure system set to smash southern states.

Winds ‘packing a punch’ to slam the Coast

A strong wind warning has been issued for the Sunshine Coast on Thursday with the region set to feel the sting of a low-pressure system set to smash southern states.

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 7:22 AM

The Sunshine Coast Airport runway project went nearly $10 million over budget for the 2018-19 financial year, with further overruns projected for this year’s Budget.

Airport costs take off as rain dampens project

The Sunshine Coast Airport runway project went nearly $10 million over budget for the 2018-19 financial year, with further overruns projected for this year’s Budget.

Published a story 20th Aug 2019 11:47 AM

A developer faces significant acid sulphate issues, with the State seeking details of how it will treat 950,000 cubic metres of highly-contaminated soil.

Toxic soil concern for major development

A developer faces significant acid sulphate issues, with the State seeking details of how it will treat 950,000 cubic metres of highly-contaminated soil.

Published a story 17th Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Regardless of the evidence extracted from a public examination, the inaction of government departments must be addressed.

Get out of jail free cards should only exist in Monopoly

Regardless of the evidence extracted from a public examination, the inaction of government departments must be addressed.

Commented on a story 4th Aug 2019 1:22 PM

Claims amounting to in excess of $70m now appear likely against a construction company, its sole director and his financier the National Australia Bank.

Subbies win right to pursue NAB over company collapse

"And women. This has been assisted by some pretty smart ones"

Published a story 3rd Aug 2019 11:37 AM

Coast company works with regulator to meet requirements of construction licence

Commission stands firm on building company's suspension

Coast company works with regulator to meet requirements of construction licence

Published a story 2nd Aug 2019 5:52 PM

Claims amounting to in excess of $70m now appear likely against a construction company, its sole director and his financier the National Australia Bank.

Subbies win right to pursue NAB over company collapse

Claims amounting to in excess of $70m now appear likely against a construction company, its sole director and his financier the National Australia Bank.

Published a story 2nd Aug 2019 10:59 AM

Coast MP says gambling benefit fund cannot justify damage done to individuals.

MP slams gambling benefit fund blood money

Coast MP says gambling benefit fund cannot justify damage done to individuals.

Published a story 2nd Aug 2019 10:43 AM

Why there's no easy fix for mounting congestion problems across southeast Queensland.

Congested nation: expert says there is no easy fix

Why there's no easy fix for mounting congestion problems across southeast Queensland.

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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.