Entries by Matt McDonald

Porsche driver charged over crash that killed four Police officers

The driver of a Porsche who allegedly fled the scene of a crash that claimed the lives of four Victorian Police officers has been charged. Richard Pusey, 41, had been pulled over for speeding on Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway on Wednesday afternoon and allegedly returned a positive drug test. As officers arranged for his vehicle to […]

Australians dip into $3.8 billion in super due to virus hardship

More than 450,000 Australians have been given the green light to withdraw some of their superannuation because of the COVID-19 crisis. The Federal Government has allowed eligible people to access up to $10,000 of their super this financial year and another $10,000 next year. Australians who are unemployed, have had their hours reduced by 20 […]

Gold Coast sheds more jobs as virus impacts start to bite

The Gold Coast has lost another 1600 jobs in the last month as the impact of coronavirus started to trickle through the city’s economy. The figures were collated before large parts of the economy were forced to shut down, however the Gold Coast was already feeling the effects of international travel bans. Surprisingly though, the […]