Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Man dies after horror crash south of Tweed

A MAN has died after he was thrown from his rolling ute at a property south of Tweed Heads. It’s believed the 39-year-old man lost control of his Toyota Hilux on a private property on Duranbah Road around 6pm on Sunday when the accident occurred. Emergency services were called but there was nothing they could […]

Gold Coast wakes up to thick blanket of smoke

GOLD COASTERS may be waking up to a strong smell of smoke this morning, as back burning continues out in the Hinterland. Hazard reduction burns have been happening in the Numinbah Valley since Thursday morning and are expected to continue across the day on Friday. The burns are happening in the national park area near […]

Virgin Australia enters trading halt as it seeks $1.4bn rescue package

VIRGIN Australia has entered a trading halt this morning pending further announcement about its future. The airline announced on the ASX trading would be ‘temporarily paused’ from 9.52am AEDT. It comes amid reports the airline is seeking $1.4 billion in financial support from the federal government in order for it to survive the coronavirus crisis, […]