Entries by Rachel Junge

Hot Tomato’s Emily Jade gives birth to healthy baby

After years of heartbreak, months of praying and weeks of ‘sitting tight’, one of the Gold Coast’s most anticipated babies has safely arrived. 1029 Hot Tomato breakfast host Emily Jade O’Keeffe has given birth to a baby boy, a younger brother to doting sister Millie, seven, and completing her family of four with husband Gerard […]

Crime scene set up as ute driver dies in crash with bus

A man has died after the ute he was driving hit a bus in Sydney’s west on Monday morning. About 6.40am, emergency services were called to Polding Street at Faifield, after reports the bus – with no passengers – and ute collided. “The driver of the (ute), a man believed to be aged in his […]

Queen’s Birthday Honours: Outstanding Gold Coasters recognised

More than 1000 Australians have been recognised for their contributions across a diverse range of areas, as part of The Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours List, with a number of Gold Coasters among them. Professor Suzanne Chambers from Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, has been acknowledged for her work on how to best support people […]

Shots fired at Brisbane home

Police are appealing for dashcam footage following a drive-by shooting in Brisbane. Detectives are investigating after bullets were fired into a home in Mango Hill around 9pm on Saturday. No one was inside the Campbell Drive home at the time, and it’s not known what damage was caused. A vehicle believed to have been involved in the […]

Missing German backpacker found ‘safe and well’

UPDATE @ 2.15 PM | A young German backpacker missing from Byron Bay has been found. Police confirmed the 20-year-old woman was located ‘safe and well’ a short time ago. EARLIER @ 10.00 AM| The family of a German backpacker has asked for help in locating their daughter, who has gone missing from the Byron Bay […]