December 2019

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 8:39 PM

Bill Hoffman says the repeal of the Medevac Bill has again ruthlessly used purely for political purpose people desperately reaching out to us for help

ScoMo saves Christmas

Bill Hoffman says the repeal of the Medevac Bill has again ruthlessly used purely for political purpose people desperately reaching out to us for help

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 7:18 AM

Another Sunshine Coast helicopter company operator has spoken out, fearing expensive consequences from runway construction dust pollution.

Airport tenant speaks out on costly dust impacts

Another Sunshine Coast helicopter company operator has spoken out, fearing expensive consequences from runway construction dust pollution.

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 10:47 AM

Why overnight temperatures plummeted to six degrees below average ahead of heatwave conditions

Wintry morning shocks after scorcher

Why overnight temperatures plummeted to six degrees below average ahead of heatwave conditions

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 8:50 PM

Sunshine Coast Council claims external factors as tenants lodge $50,000 clean-up claim over dust dispute.

Dust fails to settle on airport stoush

Sunshine Coast Council claims external factors as tenants lodge $50,000 clean-up claim over dust dispute.

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 6:36 PM

A total fire ban is in place for the entire Sunshine Coast with soaring temperatures expected to reach 38C over the weekend, with next to no humidity.

Temperatures soar to 40C as fireys brace for horror weekend

A total fire ban is in place for the entire Sunshine Coast with soaring temperatures expected to reach 38C over the weekend, with next to no humidity.

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 10:58 AM

The Sunshine Coast is set to boil going into the next few days, but there’s one place in the region it will be best to avoid.

BLISTERING HEAT: Which Coast suburb to avoid as temps soar

The Sunshine Coast is set to boil going into the next few days, but there’s one place in the region it will be best to avoid.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2019 4:34 PM

As climate change impacts on individual properties materialised a lot of matters would come before the courts for determination, according to a senior academic.

Court action coming for climate change damage, expert says

As climate change impacts on individual properties materialised a lot of matters would come before the courts for determination, according to a senior academic.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2019 11:37 AM

Temperatures are set to climb along with fire danger on the Sunshine Coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology says things may be about to change.

Coast dodges a bullet, but more danger to come

Temperatures are set to climb along with fire danger on the Sunshine Coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology says things may be about to change.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2019 4:24 PM

Fire fighting resources geared up in the face of a terrifying mix of volatile ingredients that have south east Queensland on edge

Frightening combination of factors puts fireys on edge

Fire fighting resources geared up in the face of a terrifying mix of volatile ingredients that have south east Queensland on edge

Published a story 2nd Dec 2019 12:11 PM

Fire crews are on standby as conditions worsen, with temperatures continuing to rise and hot, dry winds ramping up.

Fire crews on standby as danger rating spikes to severe

Fire crews are on standby as conditions worsen, with temperatures continuing to rise and hot, dry winds ramping up.

more recent activity

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.