Entries by Monique StClair

Gold Coast students get schooled in bus manners

Translink has launched a new bus etiquette program on the Gold Coast, to teach children manners while using public transport. It comes after a huge escalation in fare evasion and assaults on our bus networks, most believed to be from school kids. The ‘Respect The Ride’ program, sees bus drivers and senior network officers talk […]

Four charged with murder over MH17 crash

Dutch prosecutors have charged four men with murder for their role in the MH17 crash five years ago. The plane was shot down while flying over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board. 38 Australians were killed in the disaster. Three Russians and a Ukrainian have now been charged, though […]

Blaze breaks out at Surfers Paradise home

Emergency services are on the scene of a house fire in Surfers Paradise this morning. They were called to an address on Genoa Street around 5.30am, following reports a blaze had broken out in a two storey home. On arrival, the fire was visible on the second level of the dwelling. Two crews took just […]

Tourist numbers more important than spending: Opposition

The opposition has hit out at the state government for focusing too closely on the wrong figures, in the latest tourism data. A report from Tourism Research Australia has been celebrated by the Tourism Minister Kate Jones, who says tourism expenditure is at an all time high. “We’re seeing record visitor expenditure across Queensland breaking […]

Netflix reveals a KILLER schedule for next month

Netflix Australia must be a bit nervous about other streaming sites, because they’ve just dropped a schedule of what’s coming next month, and it’s insane. The month of July, you’re going to want to crawl up into a couch ball, with your cosy comforter and a cuppa tea because it’s binge-watching season. Heads up UberEats, […]