Entries by Monique StClair

DV breaches still at a record high in Queensland

Queensland Police have released new data which shows Domestic Violence related incidents are still at a record high across the state. In the last year alone, there have been over 28,000 in Queensland. The statistics show a state-wide increase of 8.6 percent on the year before. The Gold Coast in particular has seen a 16.2 […]

Fire fighters battle large house fire on Gold Coast

Fire fighters are on the scene of a house fire in Biggera Waters this afternoon. They were called to the scene on Parr Street, near Helena Street around 4.15pm, after reports of smoke coming from the property. One crews arrived at the scene just minutes later, along with police. Paramedics are also on standby, though […]

Two dead after car and truck crash in NSW

Investigations are underway after two men died in a truck and car crash near Port Stephens. Emergency services were called to the intersection of the Pacific Highway and Medowie Road around 11.30am today, after reports a sedan had collided with a truck. The two male occupants of the car tragically died at the scene, though […]

Adani’s Carmichael coal mine a step closer

The Federal Government has pushed Adani’s Carmichael coal mine a step closer to operation by approving the groundwater plan. The decision comes after intense pressure from Queensland Ministers, for the Government to get the approval through before the federal election is called. The approval does not mean the coal mine can immediately begin construction, because […]

WATCH: Drink driver charged after crashing car on the Gold Coast

An alleged drink driver has been charged with multiple offences after he crashed a car in Tallebudgera overnight. The 20-year-old man blew almost four times the legal alcohol limit after he lost control of his vehicle on the Gold Coast Highway. Emergency services were called to the scene around 11.15pm, where the car had crashed […]