Entries by Mitchell Van Homrigh

Storms sweep through schoolies celebrations

Heavy rain and winds couldn’t dampen school leaver’s first night of celebrations at Schoolies on the Gold Coast. Queensland Police said the first night went well, with most of the teenagers behaving themselves. There were 27 people arrested last night but only six of these were schoolies. Here’s what you need to know about the […]

Rain dampens first-ever international T20 at Metricon

Heavy rains and a dominant South African performance proved too much for the Australians in their first-ever T20 International on the Gold Coast. Almost 20mm of rain dumped onto Carrara in the lead up to the historic game and reduced the fixture to  only ten overs per side. Australian Captain Aaron Finch sent the South Africans […]

Brisbane cruise ship terminal won’t affect plans for one on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate isn’t’ worried there’ll be another cruise ship terminal in Brisbane and predicts that port, alongside the Gold Coast’s, will make South East Queensland a world-renown destination for tourists. His reference for this is two of the most popular cruise ship terminals in the world, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, are located only 42km  […]

Calls for Tweed Mayor to resign over hospital boycott threat

Tweed Shire Mayor Katie Milne is under pressure to step down after she threatened local tradies who planned to work on the construction of the new hospital. Cr Milne joined more than 130 protesters who blockaded the site on Monday preventing crews from beginning preliminary work. Ms Milne has proposed a Council black ban on […]