Entries by Rachel Junge

WATCH: Tram takes maiden voyage from GCUH to Helensvale

We’re getting an insight into how the tram ride to Helensvale will look from the inside. A test run along the newly finished 7.3km track, which snakes from the Gold Coast University Hospital, west up the Smith Street Motorway and north alongside the M1 to Helensvale Train Station, was carried out yesterday. It’s believed the second stage […]

LNP announces M1 duplication but Labor dubs it ‘Road to Nowhere’

WITH Gold Coast commuters regularly stuck in gridlock, a solution to the M1 carpark was always going to be a hot Queensland election issue. The LNP has put its cards on the table early, with Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls revealing a $500million blueprint of his solution to the peak-hour chaos to “get Gold Coasters home […]

Child inside as two men carry out violent home invasion

Two men are on the run after terrorising residents inside a house on Brisbane’s southside. Just after 8pm on Friday the men forced their way into the Stretton home, armed with a knife and wooden slat, and demanded money. The residents, who included a man, two women and a child, gave in to the demand, handing over […]

Woman glassed in the face in alleged pub attack

A woman will need to have surgery after allegedly being slashed in the face by another woman at a Sydney pub. It’s believed the two women, aged 31 and 46 and not known to each other, exchanged heated words at a hotel on Riverside Drive in Airds about 8.20pm on Friday. Around ten minutes later the younger woman walked up to […]

Teenage boy crashes stolen motorbike in police pursuit

A teenage boy has spent the night behind bars after being slapped with a long list of driving offences. New South Wales police say the 17-year-old led them on a chase through the Shoalhaven region on Friday afternoon. “About 2.40pm police attempted to stop a motorcycle on Nineveh Close, Nowra, after it was earlier spotted […]