Entries by Cam Jackson

URGENT: More men needed for Comm Games ceremonies

Gold Coast guys, we need you for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Imagine the thrill of standing centre stage inside Metricon Stadium – being cheered on by a crowd of 35,000, and representing your community on the world stage. The organisers of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games say they don’t have enough males for the opening […]

How GOLDOC will deal with M1 congestion during the Comm Games

The Chairman of GOLDOC Peter Beattie has reassured Gold Coasters that his team has considered all suggestions to reduce congestion on the M1 and around the city during the Commonwealth Games, and that any congestion happening now is no indication of what it will be like during next year’s event. “How do you deal with […]

8/10 Gen X and Y Aussies may not afford retirement

Time to start working smarter and investing harder, Gold Coast Generation Ys and Xs! New research from Griffith University shows that, in 26 years, we’ll need more than $2.06 million if we want to retire comfortably – a goal that is out of reach for more than 80 per cent of us. And, if Australia’s […]

How you can help stop flies this summer

Summer is coming and the temperature is rising, which can mean a population boom of flies across on the Gold Coast and Tweed. So, to help prevent a plague of flies and maggots, the Tweed Shire Council has released a list of Summer Tips For Bins – and it starts with early prevention. The Tweed Shire’s […]

How should we deal with flying foxes?

Flying foxes. Do we cull them? Do we try to disperse them? Or is it about better education, management and awareness? The Tweed Shire Council is calling for our feedback to their new draft Flying-Fox Camp Management Plan – with a number of community consultations across the shire between now and the end of October. […]