Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Council to vote on expanding proposed GC ferry system

GOLD Coast Council will meet for the final time of the year today with the proposed ferry system to be top of the agenda. Councillors are expected to vote on extending the system to the heart of Broadbeach and South Stradbroke Island with Mayor Tom Tate still confident ferries will be on the water at […]

Teen charged over Oxenford crash that claimed the life of 15yo boy

An 18-year-old man has been charged over a crash on the Gold Coast that claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy. It’s understood he was behind the wheel when a sedan and ute, which were travelling in opposite directions, collided along Tamborine Oxenford Road on the afternoon of May 20 this year. The 15-year-old boy, […]

Steph Gilmore wins record-equalling 7th world surfing title

Australian surfer Stephanie Gilmore has claimed her seventh world surfing title, equalling the record set by former champion Layne Beachley. Gilmore claimed the win after title rival Lakey Peterson failed to move past the second round of the Maui Pro in Hawaii this morning. Peterson came up against Hawaiian Alana Blanchard, who made things difficult […]

GC Suns secure triple treat at AFL Draft

The Gold Coast Suns have secured three of the country’s best six young players in the first round of the AFL Draft in Melbourne. The club secured South Australian’s Jack Lukosius and Izak Rankine with picks 2 and 3 before selecting key position player, Ben King, with the sixth overall pick. Lukosius was quick to […]