Entries by Carla Tooma

My Kitchen Rules’ Sonya & Hadil hit back after being kicked off show

My Kitchen Rules contestants Sonya and Hadil have broken their silence following their shock exit from the Channel Seven cooking show this week. The best friends from NSW were sent packing by judges Manu Feildel and Pete Evans on Wednesday night’s episode for verbally attacking rival team Jess and Emma. Taking to Instagram on Thursday, the pair apologised […]

Gold Coast to host first ever Business Week in May

Gold Coast business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs will come together to share ideas and help shape the future of our city next month. The first ever Gold Coast Business Week will be held from May 14 to 18, with a number of workshops, seminars and networking opportunities scheduled across the five day event. Mayor Tom Tate said […]

Queen backs Prince Charles to lead the Commonwealth

The Queen has revealed her hope for Prince Charles to be appointed as the next head of the Commonwealth. During her address at the opening the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Buckingham Palace overnight, she revealed it was her “sincere wish” for the Prince of Wales to take over the role “one day”. […]

Australians with welfare debt to be charged interest

Former welfare recipients with outstanding debts could soon be charged interest on the funds they owe, unless they agree to repay the money. Approximately 170,000 Australians were overpaid before leaving the welfare system and collectively owe the Federal Government more than $900 million. Human Services Minister Michael Keenan said the government is cracking down on those […]