Entries by Monique StClair

Sony apologises over controversial scene in Peter Rabbit

The filmmakers of Peter Rabbit have apologised over a controversial scene in the new movie, which some viewers have claimed make light of the severity of food allergies. In the scene, the character of Tom McGregor is attacked with fruit and vegetables by a group of animals. Despite being aware of his allergy to blackberries, […]

A new music festival is coming to the Gold Coast!

Get ready to get ca-RAZY ladies – A new music festival is coming to the Gold Coast to celebrate International Women’s Day. ‘Daisy Went Crazy’ will take place at Burleigh Brewing Co. on Saturday 10 March to showcase females in music and ‘babes in bands’. Perfectly timed to arrive just days after International Women’s Day on March […]

Man charged after Australian man dies in bar brawl in Thailand

AN American man has reportedly been charged after an Australian was killed in a violent brawl in Thailand. Local media reports that Jose Manuel Polanco Jr has been charged with manslaughter and is due to appear in court next week. Mr Polanco allegedly approached 43-year-old Benjamin Robb at a bar in the notorious red light district […]

Queensland Electoral Commissioner stood down following ‘serious’ allegations

The Queensland Electoral Commissioner Walter van der Merwe has been suspended after serious allegations were raised against him. Details of the allegations have not been released but if proven, could amount to misbehaviour which is likely to lead to his sacking. Attorney General Yvette D’Ath today made a recommendation to the Executive Council that Mr […]