Gold Coast police made 18 arrests during the first night of celebrations for the 2017 Schoolies. There were six male schoolies arrested, charged with six drug-related offences, the majority of these were for drug possession. Last year, for the same time frame, there were eight schoolies arrested. Overnight, there were also 12 non-schoolies arrested in Surfers […]
About Mitchell Van Homrigh
After stints with the ABC and AAP, Mitchell joined 1029 Hot Tomato in 2017. He'll be out and about bringing you the news that matters on the Coast, with a focus on local sports and the Commonwealth Games.
Entries by Mitchell Van Homrigh
Legendary Australian rockstar Malcolm Young has died, aged 64, after years of battling dementia. Three years ago, the band announced Young needed to step down to receive treatment for dementia, shortly after this he retired permanently. Young created many of the band’s most popular guitar riffs, including Back in Black, Highway to Hell and You Shook […]
The Australian selectors have dropped a bombshell, cutting Matt Renshaw, Glen Maxwell and Matthew Wade from their squad for the first and second Tests. Tim Paine will make a return to Test cricket for the first time in seven years. The Tasmanian wicketkeeper will don the gloves, despite not keeping in the first three Sheffield […]
Queensland retains the second-highest unemployment rate across the country, despite more than 12,000 people finding work in October. The Australian Bureau of Statistics released its latest figures today, which show our unemployment rate rose 0.1 per cent last month. There are currently two-and-a-half million people employed in Queensland and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk wants us to embrace a […]
Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has claimed his Twitter account was hacked after a picture of gay porn was liked at 2am. “I was [sleeping] at 2am. Someone tried to hack my social media yesterday. Maybe they are making mischief over the plebiscite?” Mr Pyne tweeted this morning. The hacking claim will likely spark […]
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