Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Roadside breath tests back on across NSW ahead of long weekend

NSW Police have confirmed random breath tests and roadside drug tests will be making a return after being axed during the COVID-19 crisis. Motorists are being warned of an increased police presence on the state’s roads across the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, with police continuing to target dangerous driver behaviour, including speeding, driving under the influence […]

COVID-19 claims another major Gold Coast sporting event

The Gold Coast’s major events calendar has been dealt another massive blow with confirmation the hugely popular Pan Pacific Masters Games has been cancelled. The event, scheduled for 6 – 15 November, would have seen 16,000 athletes from over 40 countries converge on the Gold Coast. The much-loved event allows participants to compete in over […]

Cold snap heralds the arrival of winter on the Gold Coast

Time to pull out the extra blanket folks — winter has well and truly arrived on the Gold Coast. The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting temperatures will start to drop Tuesday night and plummet well into the single digits on Wednesday morning. It’s expected to get down to 6 degrees in Surfers Paradise and just […]

Tanker truck ploughs through massive group of protesters on US freeway

THOUSANDS have managed to escape serious harm after a tanker truck ploughed through a large crowd of protesters on a Minneapolis freeway, as racial tensions continue to escalate across the United States. Vision of the harrowing incident shows the truck barrelling towards the group on the I-35W at high speed. Protesters can be seen desperately […]