Entries by Matt McDonald

Pair charged after stand-off with Police in Sydney’s south-west

Two people have been charged following a stand-off with Police in Sydney’s south-west. Police were called to a home on Sylvanus St at Greenacre at around 2.45pm on Friday following reports of gun shots. A perimeter was established at the location with riot Police also in attendance. At around 8.30pm a 37-year-old man and a […]

Collingwood into AFL Grand Final after stunning win over Richmond

Collingwood has caused a massive boilover, beating reigning premiers Richmond to advance to the AFL Grand Final. The Tigers were clear favourites in front of a massive crowd at the MCG but were left stunned by the Pies from the opening bounce. Collingwood scored five goals in the opening quarter to lead 32-9 at the […]

Mayor Tate declares war on electric scooters on the Gold Coast

Mayor Tom Tate wants a crackdown on electric scooters and powered skateboards on the Gold Coast because of fears they’re becoming a menace to pedestrians. The scooters are particularly popular around Surfers Paradise especially among teenagers. But a spate of recent near misses which have also featured on social media has prompted Council to act. […]

Welfare debt dodgers to face overseas travel bans

Anyone owing money to Centrelink and other Government agencies could be prevented from travelling overseas in a bid to recover millions of dollars in welfare debts. 150,000 Australians owe the Government around $800 million because they were overpaid or received welfare fraudulently. The Government has already stopped a number of people from leaving the country […]