Local sporting stars who shone bright at the 2018 Commonwealth Games are expected to run away with more accolades at the 2019 Gold Coast Sports Star of the Year Awards. Deputy Mayor Donna Gates joined local sporting dignitaries, including Olympic champion Emma Snowsill, to officially launch the 2019 awards at a special ceremony at the […]
About Carla Tooma
Carla is a full time journalist, presenter and announcer for 102.9 Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au, joining the team towards the end of 2011. When she is isn’t busy presenting all of myGC’s videos, bringing you the latest news or chatting live on air, Carla will often be found scoping out the hottest local events. Carla holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Bond University, where she graduated with number of First in Class and Dean’s List of Academic Excellence awards. Carla is also a well-regarded MC, singer and actor. Some of her credits include hosting the Australia’s Next Top Model Queensland Auditions for Foxtel, guest starring on Toybox for Channel Seven, and performing as Mrs Banks in The Arts Centre Gold Coast’s production of Mary Poppins.
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Ian Kiernan, the Clean Up Australia founder and round the world sailsman, has died aged 78. The passionate environmentalist was diagnosed with cancer in late July Clean Up Australia announced his death in a statement on its website on Wednesday. “While we will deeply miss Ian’s guidance and humour, it was his greatest wish that […]
Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews have welcomed their first child. Kate Middleton’s younger sister gave birth to a baby boy, weighing 8lb 9oz (3.88kg), at the Lindo Wing in west London at 1:58pm local time. A spokeswoman for Pippa and James Matthews said, “Everyone is delighted and mother and baby are doing well.” In […]
The national Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has revealed they received the most complaints about Optus and Telstra in the last financial year. A report released by the TIO shows they received a total 167,831 complaints during the last financial year, with 40,665 of those about the Optus Group and 82,528 complaints about Telstra. Optus had a 35 […]
UPDATE @ 8:32am: Police have located the 11-year-old boy reported missing from the Logan area on Saturday, October 13. He is safe and well. EARLIER – October 15 @ 7:27am: Police are appealing for help to locate an 11-year-old boy who has been missing from Logan since Saturday. The boy, who is known to frequent […]
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