Entries by Cam Jackson

Got a name for the new Kingscliff Foreshore Park?

Here’s your chance to name a park! Kingscliff’s new central park will open in March next year, and the Tweed Shire Council is asking us what it should be called. But before you try to get it named after yourself or your pet, the Council’s policy says names of people who are alive won’t be […]

Telstra to pay back 42,000 customers for slow NBN speeds

Telstra will pay back around 42,000 customers after the telco promoted and sold a number of NBN speed plans that couldn’t actually achieve their top advertised speed in real-world conditions. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says Telstra had advertised a range of different speed plans between September 2015 and November 2017, but limitations […]

Free Gold Coast bike share scheme arriving in January

Get ready to hire bikes for free across the Gold Coast in the new year. Around 2000 bikes – some fully equipped with surfboard racks – will be available across Southport, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and Varsity Lakes from late January 2018. The system will be run by locally-based transit specialist Transit Australia Group along with […]

Hotel to be built at Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport will today unveil plans to build an on-site hotel. myGC understands the Airport’s CEO, Chris Mills, will make the announcement later today, along with the Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, and a spokesperson from the hotel developer and management brand – which has yet to be revealed. More […]

Love cats? Hate cats? Survey will help us manage them better

There are nearly 4 million pet cats in Australia, but are they being managed responsibly in a way that minimises their impact on Australian wildlife? The Tweed Shire Council is putting together a Love Cats Love Wildlife education project, and recently surveyed cat owners’ about current behaviours and the behavioural changes they are likely to adopt in […]