Entries by Matt McDonald

Big delays on Gold Coast roads as thousands hit shops, beaches

There are some major traffic delays across the Gold Coast as thousands of people head to the shops for Boxing Day sales, and to the beaches to soak up the amazing weather. There’s already been plenty of congestion on Hooker Boulevard and Nerang Broadbeach Rd for people trying to get to Pacific Fair. Major delays […]

Gold Coast shopping centres bracing for bumper Boxing Day

Thousands of people are expected to flock to Gold Coast shopping centres today to take advantage of the massive Boxing Day sales. Queenslanders are tipped to spend $421 million during the sales with some attractive bargains on offer. Nationwide, Australians are forecast to part with $2.5 billion. Australian Retailers Association Executive Director Russell Zimmerman says […]

Large turtle found washed up on Gold Coast beach

People are being urged to avoid a section of Palm Beach this morning after a large turtle was found dead on the sand. The turtle washed up sometime overnight near the end of Palm Beach Avenue. It’s not clear at this stage how the turtle died. A Council spokesperson says they are aware of the […]