Entries by Monique StClair

Emergency situation declared in Moreton Bay region

Police have made an emergency declaration after the discovery of explosive material in Kallangur. The declaration under the Public Safety and Preservation Act was made shortly after midday, once a search warrant uncovered potentially volatile substances. The Explosive Ordinance Response Team is on the scene, investigating the nature of the materials. Part of Coppin Street […]

Couple robbed at flick-knife point

Investigations are underway after a man used a flick-knife to steal a woman’s car in Logan earlier this morning. Police say four men attended a unit in Waterford West shortly before 5.00am in a white four-wheel drive. One of the men, armed with a large flick-knife, then exited the vehicle and entered the Bourke Street […]

Acting Mayor dismisses ‘frivolous’ complaints against council

The Gold Coast Council has played down the recent surge of complaints in relation to Black Swan Lake. According to the Councillor Conduct Register, 37 complaints have been lodged since the start of December 2018. All the allegations lodged relate to the Council’s handling of the recent Black Swan Lake debacle, including environmental concerns, investment […]

Gold Coasters rewarded for green waste disposal

Gold Coast residents will be rewarded for getting rid of their green waste at new ‘Drop and Go’ zones in Merrimac and Coomera. The Gold Coast Council has announced they’ll give customers a bag of compost per load, in order to encourage use of the facilities throughout the month of January. In an effort to […]

Man drowns at unpatrolled beach

A man has lost his life after swimming at an unpatrolled beach on North Stradbroke Island yesterday. Paramedics were called to the Frenchman’s Beach around 12.30pm, where lifesavers were performing CPR on the man in his 40s. Despite desperate attempts, the man could not be saved. Signs at the entrance of the secluded beach warn […]