Entries by Mitchell Van Homrigh

Gold Coast named as State’s theft hotspot

All Gold Coasters are being warned to be extra vigilant heading into the festive season, with the region named as the worst location for car and home thefts. Almost 400 cars have been stolen from the Coast since 2015, with 650 homes burgles. RACQ spokesperson Kristy Clinton said we need to be alert. “This data proves […]

Fatal shooting at French Christmas market a ‘terror attack’

UPDATE @ 9.50 AM | FOUR people have been killed and another ten injured after a gunman opened fire near a world-famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg. French police have revealed they’re treating the horror mass shooting, which occurred in Place Kléber just after 7pm, as a terrorist act. According to local media, the […]

Calls for overhaul of DV system as numbers on the Gold Coast soar

One of the Gold Coast’s leading criminal lawyers wants police to be given greater opportunity to investigate domestic violence cases rather than simply handing out domestic violence orders. The Coast’s legal system is swamped by domestic violence matters and has prompted more calls for Family Court in the city. Newscorp reports there have been 2395 […]

Up to 100 workers to lose their jobs on Jewel development

The CFMEU is concerned up to 100 workers on the billion dollar Jewel development could lose their jobs heading into Christmas. Workers returned to the site today after a full safety audit last week. Three men were hospitalised after a large steel structure fell on them in the basement of the development. CFMEU’s Gold Coast […]

Council reopens Hinterland Cableway debate

Mayor Tom Tate has laid the foundations for a cableway in the Gold Coast Hinterland but there are still some environmental concerns about the project. Council is currently undertaking an investigation into the feasibility of the project with a report to be handed down early next year. Acting Mayor Donna Gates admitted they’re in the […]