Entries by Monique StClair

Man denied passport due to offensive name change

In this day and age, there are so many requirements to meet if you’re hoping to leave the country. What documentation you carrying, the amount of contained liquids you board with, visa applications, custom declarations, duty-free alochol limits. But here’s one we haven’t heard before, and it’s comically caught out a man in the UK: […]

Planned burns could result in smoke around the Gold Coast

Gold Coasters are being reminded that there are a couple of hazard reduction burns happening today. The Mudgeeraba Rural Fire Brigade says burns will happen on the Gilston side of Hinze Dam, and could produce a bit of smoke. Winds are expected to blow the smoke to the west, though we’re being told not to […]