Entries by Rachel Junge

Australia’s best swimmers on their way for Com Games swim trials

Carrara has just hosted the Commonwealth Games athletics trials, and now it’s time for our best swimmers to book their spot in the Australian team ahead of April’s event. Next week, the biggest names in Australian swimming will light up the night at the Optus Aquatic Centre in Southport as they compete for selection over […]

Pump it… NOW! Fuel prices expected to skyrocket

If you see reasonable fuel prices while driving around the Gold Coast today, fill your tank. That’s the message from Queensland’s peak motoring body, ahead of what’s expected to be a major jump in cost at the bowser. As of Sunday morning, you could still get unleaded for less than $1.25/ltr at some outlets on […]

Com Games: Pearson, Fearnley lock in spots at Athletics Trials

She’s already our Golden Girl of the Games, but Sally Pearson has officially booked her spot in the Australian Commonwealth Games team, with a win at the National Trials. The Helensvale product claimed her ninth Australian 100m hurdles crown at Carrara Stadium on Saturday night. The World Champion wasn’t distracted by a false start in the […]

Fears held for missing mother and toddler

It’s believed a missing mum has no food or clothing for herself, or her baby. 27-year-old Tara Inglis and her 18-month-old daughter were last seen in Booval, west of Brisbane on Tuesday, February 13. Police have been told that between 3 and 4pm on that day, Tara was seen pushing her daughter in a pink pram near […]

SUNDAY UPDATE: Gold Coast beaches closed as Cyclone Gita churns the surf

Hazardous surf continues to pound the Australian coastline, with the Gold Coast copping a pounding over the last few days. The dangerous swell has again forced the closure of our iconic beaches, from Southport to North Kirra. SLSQ Gold Coast duty officer Kevin Sole told myGC, he expects the large swell to continue into tomorrow, […]