Entries by Matt McDonald

Gold Coast Council to sell Bruce Bishop Car Park for $48 million

Gold Coast Council is set to sell the Bruce Bishop Car Park in Surfers Paradise despite a corruption investigation and Supreme Court action. It’s been revealed Council now has a preferred bidder for the site and is expected to reap $48 million from the controversial sale. Today’s Council meeting heard negotiations have been held with […]

Still no answers on disappearance of MH370

A new report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370 has been unable to shed any light on why the aircraft disappeared, leaving desperate families of victims still searching for answers. The Boeing 777 went missing on March 8, 2014 while travelling between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing with 239 people on board including […]

1.6 million cars still on Aussie roads with deadly airbags

More than 1.6 million vehicles are still on Australian roads with potentially deadly airbags with fears many owners are simply ignoring the warnings. Authorities announced a recall of more than 4 million cars in Australia fitted with Takata airbags including popular models from Toyota, Nissan, Volkswagen, Mazda, Ford and Holden. There have been 24 reported […]

Asylum seeker death ‘preventable’

A Queensland Coroner investigating the death of an Iranian asylum seeker has ruled he would still be alive if he had received proper medical care. Hamid Khazaei died in Brisbane’s Mater Hospital in September 2014 after developing an infection in a leg ulcer while being held at the Manus Island Detention Centre. The Centre’s medical […]