Thousands of Australians could be exposed to cancer risks in their workplace, Cancer Council has warned. According to the latest data, about 5000 cases of cancer nationally every year are linked to workplace carcinogens, with an estimated 3.6 million Australians exposed to cancer-causing agents at work. Farmers, drivers, miners and transport workers at highest risk, […]
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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The 17th annual Splendour in the Grass Music and Arts Festival will once again bring the best bands in the world to Byron Bay. The music festival will return to the North Byron Parklands from July 21 to 23, bringing with it some of the most exciting acts touring the planet right now. The eclectic lineup features over 100 […]
Orla the ringtail possum is slowly recovering in the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital after being hit by a car. While Orla received nasty head injuries during the accident, her one-month-old joey was thankfully left unscathed. Head Vet Michael Pyne said if people do come across an injured marsupial, they should stop and have a look inside […]
For over 40 years, Warren Young has been striving to keep Gold Coast beaches safe. He began his professional lifeguarding career in 1973 and was stationed at Burleigh Heads. Two years later he was promoted to Chief Lifeguard, a position he has held ever since. In an exclusive chat with myGC, Warren reveals what he loves […]
A nurse who puts his heart and soul into helping people has won 1029 Hot Tomato’s nursing award for February. Cranston Grant has been a nurse for almost 40 years, spending the past three and half years working in the ICU department at Gold Coast University Hospital. “My Nanna told me when I was young: ‘If you […]
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