Entries by Rachel Junge

Skateboarder suffers significant head injury in fall

A man has suffered serious injuries after hitting his head on the road when coming off his skateboard in Pimpama. The 40-year-old was found by a woman on Aspect Street, around 10pm on Friday. Police have not confirmed if he was wearing a helmet at the time he fell. He was taken to the Gold Coast […]

Comm Games: 200 days to go! Baton to arrive Christmas Eve

The countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is well and truly heating up, with just 200 days to go until the opening ceremony. To celebrate, organisers have confirmed, the Queen’s Baton will arrive at Brisbane Airport on Christmas Eve, 100 days before the Games begin. “As the first port of call in Australia, […]

Eight charged over alleged iPhone robbery ring

Police believe they have cracked a major scam that allegedly saw people robbed when they thought they were meeting up to buy a mobile phone. A six-month-long investigation has led to the arrest of eight people – a mix of adults and juveniles – over the alleged attacks that took place in Brisbane. Victims say they […]

Malcolm Turnbull officially launches YES campaign ahead of SSM survey

“The threat to marriage is not gay couples, it is a lack of loving commitment.” Malcolm Turnbull has officially thrown his support behind the “yes” vote in the same-sex marriage debate. The Prime Minister has addressed like-minded Liberals and Nationals in Sydney, where he said “families are the foundation of our society”. “If the threat to […]

Mother accused of high range drink driving with 3 kids onboard

Family Services have been called in after a woman was busted allegedly drunk behind the wheel while three children were in the car. Police say a Toyota Camry swerved in front of their car on the Hume Highway in Casula in Sydney’s south-west, around 11.20pm on Saturday The driving officer had to brake harshly to avoid a […]