Entries by Monique StClair

Man charged following major fraud investigation involving…cows

A MAN has been charged with fraud following a major investigation involving the sale of cattle in Queensland. The investigation started after an ad to purchase cattle was placed in a rural newspaper last year. Police say three cattle properties contacted the advertiser between April and June last year, all entering into contracts to supply […]

Over 850 guns have been seized in Queensland this month

Police have seized 869 weapons in Queensland since launching a statewide operation at the start of the month. Aimed at seizing illegal firearms to prevent gun related offences, Operation Quebec Camouflage, has revealed its current results at the Central Exhibits Facility in West End. As of February 25, 869 firearms were recovered, 227 of which […]

Waves of Gold Coast nippers to hit the Sunshine Coast for state glory

After months of training and preparation, over 800 Gold Coast nippers will dive into the 2018 Queensland Youth Surf Life Saving Championships on the Sunshine Coast this weekend. Kicking off on Friday, the championships will see more than 1,700 of the state’s top junior surf lifesavers from Port Douglas in North Queensland, down to Rainbow […]

Comm Games hopeful allegedly tests positive to banned substance

One of Australia’s athletics hopes for the Commonwealth Games has reportedly tested positive to a banned substance. Jessica Peris, the daughter of Olympian and former Labor Senator Nova Peris, was forced to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games selection trials on the Gold Coast last weekend. It’s not clear what substance the sprinter has tested positive […]