Entries by Monique StClair

WATCH The moment a motorcyclist tries to run away from Police

Queensland Police have released vision of a man ‘doing a runner’ from an officer north of Brisbane. The 35-year-old man had allegedly struck a Road Policing Command officer with a motorbike yesterday afternoon in Geebung. The senior constable was conducting speed camera duties at the intersection of Newman and Robinson Roads at 3.45pm, when he […]

State Government slammed over proposed second Gold Coast casino

The State Government is under fire as plans for a proposed second Gold Coast casino move ahead. Consultants for the ‘Global Tourism Hub’ project have outlined 11 spots across the coast that meet the necessary size and location constraints, with the site at Carey Park in Southport standing out above the rest. The Division’s Councillor, […]

$850k compensation to Gold Coasters for consumer complaints

Gold Coasters have received over $850,000 following consumer complaints in 2018. The Office of Fair Trading’s Gold Coast office achieved $854,413 in redress, including refunds, repairs, replacements and other compensation. Member for Gaven, Meaghan Scanlon, said the OFT finalised 2067 complaints. “Consumers in this region complained most about personal and household goods, followed by personal […]

Councillors decide to remove and store the ‘Gold Coast’ light installation

Gold Coast Councillors have voted for the removal of the controversial light installation on the Northern Gold Coast. Council’s Transport and Infrastructure Committee met today to discuss the future of the $1.3 million eye-sore. The Committee voted in favour of spending $255,000 to remove the lights and put them in storage, until an appropriate use […]