Entries by Matt McDonald

Hundreds of buildings remain without power on the Gold Coast

UPDATE at 4:10 PM | FIVE-HUNDRED buildings remains without power on the Gold Coast as wild winds continue to lash the city. The worst affected suburb is Mount Nathan, behind Nerang, where 306 customers are blacked out. A further 170 are affected in Yatala and Stapylton, while 42 properties are without power in Maudsland. Energex […]

Gold Coast won’t pay a cent towards SEQ Olympic bid

Mayor Tom Tate has welcomed a potential south-east Queensland Olympic bid, but insists Gold Coast ratepayers won’t be contributing to it. A study commissioned by Council of Mayors SEQ found a compelling case for a tilt at the 2032 Games. It found the net operating cost of staging the Games would be around $900 million […]

“She’s back!”: Stolen Cav’s cow found on side of road

One of the iconic cows stolen from Cav’s Steakhouse at Labrador this week has been found. Duey was taken from outside the restaurant sometime between Sunday night and Tuesday morning, prompting owners to issue a plea for its return. After being missing for a few days she was found dumped on the footpath on the […]