Entries by Matt McDonald

Council unveils virus relief package for Gold Coast businesses

Council has announced a relief package for Gold Coast businesses and community groups hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. A range of fees and charges are being waived along with interest payments on overdue rates. Council is also promising to pay its suppliers faster so businesses can maintain their cash flow. The free Wi-fi network […]

Qld virus cases near 400 after biggest daily increase to date

Queensland has recorded another significant spike in coronavirus cases, with a further 78 positive tests in the last 24 hours. It’s the biggest increase in a single day and takes the State’s total to 397. The exact locations of the latest cases are expected to be released later on Tuesday. “They continue to be largely […]

QLD CLOSED: How the border shutdown impacts you

People who live on the Gold Coast and Tweed and work on different sides of the border will still be able to continue to travel to work with the Government unveiling more details of its border closure. Medical appointments, freight and other essential purposes will also be allowed. But cross-border social visits are out. Queensland […]

A-League season suspended amid coronavirus pandemic

Football Federation Australia has suspended the A-League season as sport around the world grinds to a halt. The decision follows similar moves by the AFL and NRL with travel bans in Australia and New Zealand and self-isolation rules making it impossible to continue. “Our priority is to ensure the safety of both the football community […]