Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Tweed Council reopens beach carparks

TWEED Council has voted to reopen most of its beach carparks as coronavirus restrictions begin easing across the country. Closures were due to stay in place until June 30 but councillors voted unanimously on Thursday night to change that decision. It means the carparks at Tweed Heads (including Duranbah Beach and Jack Evans Boat Harbour), […]

Father and son in court over $400K line dancing holiday scam

UPDATE @ 4.00 PM | A father and son from Queensland have fronted court over an elaborate line-dancing holiday scam, which saw hundreds of boot scooters allegedly conned out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Brett Jenkins, 38, and Bruce Jenkins, 67, have been on the run for more than a year. The pair are […]

Major delays on M1 after serious crash

UPDATE @ 10.30am | THREE people have been taken to hospital after a two-car crash on the M1. It happened in the southbound lanes through Nerang just after 9.00am. Queensland Ambulance says the trio were all taken to the Gold Coast University in a stable condition. #Molendinar – Three patients have been transported to Gold […]

Australia’s COVID-19 death toll nears 90 following 18th death in Victoria

The death toll from coronavirus in Australia is edging closer to 90, with Victorian authorities confirming another fatality on Wednesday. A woman in her 80’s has died in hospital on Tuesday, becoming the 18th person to succumb to COVID-19 in the state. It increases Australia’s death toll to 89. Victoria recorded a further three cases overnight, […]