August 2018

Published a story 20th Aug 2018 5:21 PM

Charles Blackman who died yesterday aged 90, lived on the Sunshine Coast near the state school in Buderim, during the late 1970s and early 80s.

A beautiful mind lost to the nation

Charles Blackman who died yesterday aged 90, lived on the Sunshine Coast near the state school in Buderim, during the late 1970s and early 80s.

Published a story 20th Aug 2018 2:33 PM

Coast firefighters battling on several fronts to contain bushfires that threaten homes

Water bombing chopper saves homes

Coast firefighters battling on several fronts to contain bushfires that threaten homes

Published a story 20th Aug 2018 12:18 PM

URBAN and rural fire crews are battling a large blaze that has torn through 40ha of bushland on the Sunshine Coast.

Huge bushfire out of control, 45 fireys in full-on assault

URBAN and rural fire crews are battling a large blaze that has torn through 40ha of bushland on the Sunshine Coast.

Published a story 20th Aug 2018 10:40 AM

BOM predicts a significant weather shift by the weekend

Cold week brings waves with rain on the way

BOM predicts a significant weather shift by the weekend

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 7:42 PM

AN end to volatile bushfire conditions is in sight with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a 60 per cent chance of rain by Saturday.

Heavy swell ahead with rain on the horizon

AN end to volatile bushfire conditions is in sight with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a 60 per cent chance of rain by Saturday.

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 7:02 PM

Philanthropist hands out $42,000 in 'gifts' on his birthday to boost Coast arts

Birthday 'boy' hands out the presents

Philanthropist hands out $42,000 in 'gifts' on his birthday to boost Coast arts

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 3:34 PM

Multiple fire crews respond to new blaze

Second fire front breaks out on Coast's southern flank

Multiple fire crews respond to new blaze

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 3:03 PM

THE powerful stories behind the Australian war effort in South Vietnam.

Refugee's special thanks to soldier

THE powerful stories behind the Australian war effort in South Vietnam.

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 2:22 PM

Residents urged to call 000 if homes threatened

Water bombing aircraft called to battle Coast blaze

Residents urged to call 000 if homes threatened

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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.