Entries by Matt McDonald

Developer says no major job losses at Jewel project despite construction changes

The developers of the Jewel project in Surfers Paradise have rejected claims of mass job losses because of a change in the construction schedule. Workers were called to a meeting on site this morning following reports Yuhu Group was considering dumping construction company Multiplex as project builder. This lead to fears that more than 900 […]

Broncos tell coach Wayne Bennett his time is up

The Brisbane Broncos have bitten the bullet, telling supercoach Wayne Bennett he won’t be at the helm of the club beyond next year. It’s understood the call was made at a board meeting last week not long after the side faded out of the NRL finals. The decision brings to an end Bennett’s 25 years […]

Four teens charged over wild Gold Coast crime spree

UPDATE @ 10.00 AM | FOUR teenagers have now been charged over a violent crime spree on the Gold and Tweed Coasts. Three of the teens were arrested at a shopping centre just before 4pm on Monday after a dramatic cross-border chase ended in Tweed Heads South. A 16-year-old boy has since been charged by NSW police […]

‘Ride-sharing’ driver charged with sexual assault of two women

A man claiming to be a driver for a ride-sharing service have been charged with the sexual assault of two women in Brisbane. The 41-year-old man was arrested after a search warrant was executed at a home in Carindale. Police allege he sexually assaulted a 23-year-old woman on Saturday, September 8 and a 25-year-old woman […]