Entries by Matt McDonald

Bruno Mars sweeps the Grammys with six awards

Bruno Mars has been the big winner at this year’s Grammys, taking home six awards from six nominations. Mars picked up the big gongs including Album and Record of The Year for 24k Magic. He also won Song of the Year for That’s What I Like. Accepting the award for Album of the Year, Mars […]

Gold Coast businessman Steve Brabeck dies after long battle with cancer

Gold Coast businessman and motorsport identity Steve Brabeck has died after a lengthy battle with cancer. Mr Brabeck was one of the founders of security screen company Crimsafe in 1995. He and co-founder Peter Bouma sold the company to a private investment firm in 2015. Mr Brabeck also had a passion for motorsport and in 2009 […]

Elderly woman killed after being hit by a bus

An elderly woman has died after being hit by a bus in Sydney’s south-west. The 81-year-old was struck just after 10am at a bus terminal on North Terrace at Bankstown outside Bankstown City Plaza. The woman was rushed to Liverpool Hospital with critical injuries but later died. The 64-year-old bus driver has been taken to […]

NRL Legend Johnathon Thurston says we need to ‘chat’ about Australia Day

Rugby League legend Johnathon Thurston says we need to have a conversation about changing the date of Australia Day. The comments come ahead of the announcement of Australian of the Year in Canberra tonight, which Thurston is in the running for. Thurston says Australians should be better informed about why indigenous people don’t want to […]

New South Wales train workers ordered to call off strike

New South Wales rail workers have been ordered to call off their 24-hour strike planned for Monday that would have shut down the network. Rail workers had been planning to walk off the job over a pay dispute that has been dragging on for six months. But the Fair Work Commission today ruled the strike […]