Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Teen charged after 6yo girl snatched from her bed in Logan

UPDATE @ 10.00am: A 19-year-old man has been charged with a string of offences including assault with intent to commit rape after snatching a 6-year-old girl from her bed in Loganlea earlier this week. The young man broke into the Pinelands Drive home around 5.00am on Monday by reaching through a dog flap to unlock a back […]

Suns to play home games in Cairns and Townsville from 2018

The Gold Coast Suns will play games in Cairns and Townsville from 2018 onwards, in a new deal announced on Wednesday by the Queensland Government. The deal, which was struck by Tourism and Events Queensland, will see the Suns play for premiership points in Cairns in 2018 and for the first time in Townsville in […]

Socceroos climb up world rankings

The Socceroos have jumped up to number 43 in the world rankings after their heart-stopping World Cup qualification victory over Syria. It’s a move of seven places for the Australian side and the highest ranking the side has achieved this year. The Socceroos recorded 1-1 and 2-1 results over Syria, who are ranked at number 77 […]

UPDATE: Strong swell forces closure of Gold Coast beaches

UPDATE @ October 17 2017 8.30am | Heavy swell and strong inshore current has forced the closure of a majority of Gold Coast beaches. All, except for Rainbow Bay, Greenmount and Currumbin, are no go zones today. The dangerous conditions aren’t expected to ease until Thursday. EARLIER @ October 16 2017 10.30am | It’s not […]

Motor-homes destroyed after Gold Coast car yard goes up in flames

UPDATE @ 8.00am: INVESTIGATIONS are underway after a large blaze destroyed a number of motor-homes parked in a car yard at Arundel early this morning. A witness spotted the massive inferno at the business on Brisbane Road just after 4.00am and contacted emergency services. Upon arrival, fire crews found 12 vehicles fully engulfed in flames. Olsen Avenue […]