Entries by Monique StClair

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 […]

Woman hospitalised after stabbing incident

A woman has been hospitalised after a stabbing incident in New South Wales earlier this morning. The 27-year-old woman reportedly became involved in an altercation on a street in Warrawong around 2.30am. Police say the argument quickly turned physical, which resulted in the woman getting stabbed. The woman fled the scene and went to a […]

PM Scott Morrison has promised a winning 2019

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has delivered his New Year’s Day message, promising a winning year for everyone. The Liberal Party leader urges Australians to celebrate the year that was and really enjoy the summer with friends and family. ‘Stronger together’ seemed to be the underlying theme of the Prime Minister’s message, as he hopes to […]