November 2019

Published a story 11th Nov 2019 4:50 PM

A local businessman has called for an alternative solution to Noosa's controversial proposed short-stay accommodation policy changes.

Short-term stay changes 'not healthy', businessman says

A local businessman has called for an alternative solution to Noosa's controversial proposed short-stay accommodation policy changes.

Published a story 11th Nov 2019 1:36 PM

Firefighters have begun preparing for the worst ahead of another horror weather week of escalating temperatures and strengthening winds.

Firefighters brace for worst as hot, dry conditions escalate

Firefighters have begun preparing for the worst ahead of another horror weather week of escalating temperatures and strengthening winds.

Published a story 11th Nov 2019 1:12 PM

The BOM has warned of an escalating fire risk as winds pick up and temperatures soar for the second week in a row

Forecast not great as temperatures skyrocket and winds increase

The BOM has warned of an escalating fire risk as winds pick up and temperatures soar for the second week in a row

Published a story 9th Nov 2019 2:26 PM

Life of quiet charity was the product of a generous heart.

Coast mourns loss of a giving, unselfish heart

Life of quiet charity was the product of a generous heart.

Published a story 8th Nov 2019 5:29 PM

With just one-month reprieve from bushfires this year, one business has decided to ramp up its efforts.

AUSSIE FIRST: New weapon in bushfire fight

With just one-month reprieve from bushfires this year, one business has decided to ramp up its efforts.

Published a story 8th Nov 2019 4:52 PM

Elderly residents have reportedly been evacuated to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, while an evacuation centre has reached capacity.

INSIDE THE FIRE: Elderly evacuated as community refuge fills

Elderly residents have reportedly been evacuated to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, while an evacuation centre has reached capacity.

Published a story 8th Nov 2019 2:55 PM

Bill Hoffman says Prime Minister Scott Morrison has had a dream run but he would be wise to tread more carefully around democratic freedoms

You can’t deny the facts

Bill Hoffman says Prime Minister Scott Morrison has had a dream run but he would be wise to tread more carefully around democratic freedoms

Published a story 8th Nov 2019 12:11 PM

Firefighters are prepared for the worst as the Sunshine Coast prepares for trouble with an afternoon of extreme fire danger ahead.

Fire crews brace for worst as threat peaks

Firefighters are prepared for the worst as the Sunshine Coast prepares for trouble with an afternoon of extreme fire danger ahead.

Published a story 8th Nov 2019 11:12 AM

Extreme fire conditions created by dry winds and temperatures to 10C above average will continue for the next week.

Heatwave conditions send fire danger to extreme

Extreme fire conditions created by dry winds and temperatures to 10C above average will continue for the next week.

Published a story 7th Nov 2019 4:41 PM

A Sunshine Coast family business confirms sale but says it will remain heavily involved.

New owners snap up Coast's biggest funeral firm

A Sunshine Coast family business confirms sale but says it will remain heavily involved.

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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.