Entries by Matt McDonald

Dangerous Gold Coast intersection to get major upgrade

A notorious Gold Coast intersection is set for a significant upgrade under the Federal Government’s Black Spot Program. The Coalition has earmarked $368,000 towards fixing up the intersection of Palm Beach Avenue and Tahiti Avenue at Palm Beach. The upgrade will include the installation of a splitter kerb, bicycle awareness warning markings, upgrading of the […]

Man charged over abduction of woman at Robina

Update @ 11.15am March 6 | The man charged with abducting a woman from Robina Town Centre will remain behind bars. Andrew Bush did not appear in Southport Magistrates Court when his case was briefly mentioned this morning. The 47-year-old is charged with kidnapping, unlawful entry of a vehicle and assault. He’s accused of forcing […]

Panthers player Tyrone May stood down after being charged over lewd videos

Update @ 5.00pm: The NRL has confirmed Panthers player Tyrone May has been suspended under the game’s new no-fault stand down policy. It comes after May was charged with recording and disseminating intimate images without consent. In a statement, NRL boss Todd Greenberg says they are making no judgement on May’s guilt or innocence. “That […]

David Lake appointed coach of Gold Coast Suns women’s side

The Gold Coast Suns have announced the appointment of David Lake as Senior Coach of the club’s inaugural AFLW side. The Suns will enter the AFLW competition in 2020. Lake has an impressive background having coached Mt Gravatt and Morningside in the State league as well as being part of the coaching staff for the […]