Entries by Monique StClair

‘Toxic substance’ burning in Gold Coast Hinterland

Residents are being urged to keep their doors and windows closed and breathing medication nearby today, after firefighters had to wear extra protection while battling a blaze in Tamborine Mountain overnight. Crews were called to the scene on Countour Road near Shasta Drive where a vegetation fire had broken out on a reserve, shortly before 6.30pm. […]

Emergency situation declared in Moreton Bay region

Police have made an emergency declaration after the discovery of explosive material in Kallangur. The declaration under the Public Safety and Preservation Act was made shortly after midday, once a search warrant uncovered potentially volatile substances. The Explosive Ordinance Response Team is on the scene, investigating the nature of the materials. Part of Coppin Street […]

Couple robbed at flick-knife point

Investigations are underway after a man used a flick-knife to steal a woman’s car in Logan earlier this morning. Police say four men attended a unit in Waterford West shortly before 5.00am in a white four-wheel drive. One of the men, armed with a large flick-knife, then exited the vehicle and entered the Bourke Street […]

Acting Mayor dismisses ‘frivolous’ complaints against council

The Gold Coast Council has played down the recent surge of complaints in relation to Black Swan Lake. According to the Councillor Conduct Register, 37 complaints have been lodged since the start of December 2018. All the allegations lodged relate to the Council’s handling of the recent Black Swan Lake debacle, including environmental concerns, investment […]