Entries by Jaydan Duck

Police seek help to find boy, 12, last seen in Brisbane on Friday

Police are appealing for urgent public assistance to help locate a 12-year-old boy missing for more than 24 hours in Brisbane. The young boy, pictured above, was last seen at Yeronga State High School on Friday afternoon. Police say he was last seen wearing his school uniform which is a white coloured shirt and black shorts. It is […]

$100k in food donated to Gold Coast charity helping the homeless

After running out of food and appealing for donations, the volunteers at Rosies – a non-profit organisation helping desperate families and the homeless on the Gold Coast – have been inundated with over $100,000 in donations. Co-Ordinator Wendy Coe yesterday told myGC they urgently needed to re-stock their supply if they were to continue feeding desperate Gold Coasters. “We’re just […]

Dozens of swimmers rescued from rough surf on the Gold Coast

At least person has been rushed to hospital following a day of dramatic beach rescues on the Gold Coast. Powerful surf conditions forced the closure of several beaches across the coast on Saturday morning, making it difficult for the thousands of locals and tourists wanting to escape the heat. Lifeguards carried out countless rescues, the most serious at Tallebudgera where a 52-year-old man was […]

Beach evacuated after swimmers mistake stingray for shark

UPDATE: Dozens of swimmers were ordered out of the water at Coolangatta on Saturday afternoon after a stingray swimming in the shallows was mistaken for a shark. Lifeguards closed the entire beach around 3pm after swimmers reported seeing what they thought was a shark close to shore. But, after a more thorough inspection, the ‘shark’ actually turned out […]

Man killed after car hits tree on Pacific Hwy on NSW Central Coast

A man has died after the car he was driving slammed into a tree along the Pacific Highway at Doyalson, on the NSW Central Coast this morning. Police say the man was travelling alone when his sedan left the highway and hit a tree just north of Rutley’s Road at around 5.30am. He died at the […]