May 2020

Commented on a story 13th May 2020 12:46 PM

Subbies caught in the latest collapse of a major Coast builder say they’re sick of being treated like banks as they prepare to fight for life.

‘We’re not banks’: Subbies burnt by major builder collapse

"Great question asked repeatedly but for which an explanation has yet to be supplied."

March 2020

Commented on a story 28th Mar 2020 4:20 PM

Now is the time for governments at all levels to re-engage with communities and to put people first, argues Bill Hoffman.

Why compassion must drive our coronavirus response

"Yep Killer, the medja did it."

February 2020

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August 2019

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"

February 2019

Commented on a story 10th Feb 2019 8:58 PM

Why governments must get smarter about this ultimate climate change denial

Are disasters natural or a consequence of poor planning

"That is exactly what we are going to need to plan for. "

March 2018

Commented on a story 21st Mar 2018 12:20 PM

The series of weather systems that may threaten the Queensland coast in the lead up to Easter.

Cyclone threat for Qld in wild run to Easter

"Climate change modelling is aligned and if anything the data inputs are proving to be conservative."

Commented on a story 20th Mar 2018 2:44 PM

The series of weather systems that may threaten the Queensland coast in the lead up to Easter.

Cyclone threat for Qld in wild run to Easter

"The modelling isn't unimpeachable. They provide forecasts dependent on inputs which change over time."

January 2018

Commented on a story 23rd Jan 2018 7:34 AM

THE Sunshine Coast was heading for a damp Australia Day with forecasters monitoring a development monsoonal trough in the Coral Sea.

Coast in line for a wet start to Australia Day weekend

"Bob the problem may be In interpretation of what’s been said. For instance 20% chance of rain means any..."

Commented on a story 22nd Jan 2018 5:58 PM

THE Sunshine Coast was heading for a damp Australia Day with forecasters monitoring a development monsoonal trough in the Coral Sea.

Coast in line for a wet start to Australia Day weekend

"The story is an accurate account of an interview with a BoM forecaster who says quite clearly that..."

November 2017

Commented on a story 20th Nov 2017 3:15 PM

Details have emerged of a mysterious visit of a high-level delegation from the world's most profitable gaming company for talks over a Sunshine Coast casino.

Gaming giant reps on Coast to inspect casino site

"The article says Paul Steelman has designed casinos for Steve Wynn, not that Steve Wynn was on the..."

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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.