Entries by Matt McDonald

Airline crew allegedly used as couriers to smuggle drugs into Australia

Eight people have been arrested after Police smashed an international drug syndicate with allegations airline crew members were bringing the drugs into the country. Police allege the group is responsible for importing $20 million worth of heroin and methamphetamine from Malaysia. Seven properties have been raided since the beginning of the year with Police seizing […]

Smoke forces evacuation of Surfers high rise

Dozens of people have been evacuated from a Surfers Paradise high rise after smoke filled part of the building. The drama started on the 21st floor of the Imperial Surf complex on The Esplanade around 7pm prompting several Triple Zero calls. Residents and holidaymakers, many of them young families were forced out onto the street. […]

Magic Millions Sales smash records on the Gold Coast

The 2019 Magic Millions Sales on the Gold Coast have been declared the best ever after wrapping up on Tuesday. 984 lots worth a massive $182.4 million were sold across the six days of the sales. The Gold Coast Yearling Sale alone set a new record for the Southern Hemisphere, grossing $180.8 million. The top […]

Man dies after being pulled unconscious at popular Kiama Blowhole

A man has died after getting into trouble at the Kiama Blowhole south of Sydney. Paramedics were called around 12.15pm after reports at least three people were caught in waters near the blowhole. One man was pulled unconscious from the water after suffering a cardiac arrest while snorkelling. He was rescued by jet ski before […]