Entries by Monique StClair

Happy International Day of Happiness!

Today is the International Day of Happiness, and this year’s theme is ‘Happier Together’ We’re being urged to spend the day (March 20) focusing on what we have in common, rather than what divides us. “Everyone wants to be happy – and life is happier when we’re together. “So let’s celebrate our common humanity. “Join […]

Man hospitalised after car ran over his foot in Surfers Paradise

A man has been hospitalised overnight, after a car allegedly ran over his foot on the Gold Coast. Emergency services were called to Surfers Paradise overnight, after reports of a car and pedestrian crash. Police and paramedics arrived to the scene on the Gold Coast Highway and Monaco Street just before 1.00am this morning. A […]

Gold Coast family demands change after airline leaves 9yo in storeroom overnight

A Gold Coast family is calling for Virgin Australia to change its policies after the airline put their nine-year-old son in a storage room at Melbourne Airport when they allegedly couldn’t find overnight accommodation for him. John, 9, left Brisbane to go and visit his grandparents in Sydney under an ‘unaccompanied minor service’ last Thursday […]

Gold Coast cancer survival rates improve according to latest data

The latest Gold Coast cancer data has been revealed this morning, showing improved survival rates for Gold Coasters. Cancer Council Queensland’s Viertel Cancer Research Centre has released 2015 data and trends for, survival, mortality and prevalence. Around 3825 Gold Coast locals are diagnosed with cancer each year, and about 1160 people die from the disease. […]

Gold Coast’s NightQuarter wins Regional Venue of The Year

The Gold Coast was well represented at last night’s Queensland Music Awards, taking home multiple accolades. The awards took place at the Royal International Convention Centre at the Brisbane Showgrounds to a sold out crowd. Nightquarter has taken home ‘Regional Venue of The Year’, in what’s being called a ‘triumph for live music’. The community […]