Entries by Moyra Major

Fire adds to Gold Coast traffic dramas

A grass fire at The Spit is causing some major issues for traffic through the area. Police have asked drivers to avoid Seaworld Drive at the Southport Yacht Club due to poor visibility. The grass fire broke out around 10am today, with two crews called, who quickly put the blaze out. It adds to the […]

Nine people charged after Queensland woman found dead

Nine people are due to face court after a woman died from severe injuries near Toowoomba. The 37-year-old was found at a Wilsonton property just after 2pm on Sunday and was taken to Toowoomba Base Hospital in a critical condition, but later died, police say. Six women and three men, aged between 23 and 34, […]

NRL players charged with indecent assault

North Queensland Cowboys prop, Scott Bolton, has been charged with indecent assault. The 30-year-old has been granted conditional bail over an alleged incident at Bondi, on Saturday night. Police were called to a Campbell Parade bar where a female patron claimed she’d been indecently assaulted. The Cowboys have stayed on in Sydney following Friday’s win […]

A Mauritian Commonwealth Games Official has been charged with sexual assault

Queensland Police have charged an international delegate from Mauritia after an alleged sexual assault took place on the Gold Coast last week. The 52-year-old man is accused of assaulting a 26-year-old woman in Southport on March 29. He was arrested at the Athletes’ Village, before being granted bail at the Southport watchhouse. The man originally denied the […]