Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Four Gold Coast suburbs see double digit property price growth

The property price boom has continued on the Gold Coast, with four suburbs seeing massive double digit growth over the last 12 months. Almost 70 Queensland suburbs delivered double digit growth over the 12 months to June, according to the latest research from the Real Estate Institute of Queensland. The waterfront suburb of Hollywell was […]

ACA calls for ball-tampering bans to be lifted immediately following damning cricket review

The Australian Cricketer’s Association has called for the bans handed to Cameron Bancroft, David Warner, and Steve Smith to be lifted immediately, following Cricket Australia’s review into its culture. ACA President Greg Dyer addressed the media on Tuesday morning, less than 24 hours after the “damning” findings in CA’s Longstaff review, which admitted that a poor culture […]

Former AMA President to run for Labor at next federal election

LABOR has confirmed former Australian Medical Association President, Doctor Brian Owler, will be Labor’s candidate for the Sydney seat of Bennelong at the upcoming federal election. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten confirmed on Tuesday that Dr Owler had nominated to be the party’s candidate following the withdrawal of Lyndal Howison. Mr Shorten said the high-profile neurosurgeon was […]

Gold Coast ranks second on list of Australia’s car theft hotspots

The Gold Coast continues to rank as one of the worst spots in Australia for car theft, according to new data from the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council. 1551 cars were stolen across the city in the 2017/218 financial year across the Gold Coast, seeing us sit in second place behind Brisbane, who had 2115 thefts. […]

Mother of murdered Logan schoolgirl, Tiahleigh Palmer, sues Qld Gov

The mother of murdered Logan schoolgirl, Tiahleigh Palmer, is reportedly suing the state government and the foster agency which placed her in the home of her killer. According to The Courier Mail, Cindy Palmer, now known as Cindy Uluave, is seeking compensation from the government or foster agency Key Assets after her daughter was murdered in […]