Entries by Monique StClair

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 […]

REVEALED: Doctors facing rise in aggressive patients during after-hours home visits

Doctors are being encouraged to consider chaperones when they attend after-hours house calls to reduce the risk of aggression and violence. A Griffith University study has found that around half of all doctors who provide after-hours house calls have experienced aggression in the past 12 months. The study surveyed 300 doctors employed by one of […]