Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Car erupts into flames in Surfers Paradise carpark

Fire crews are currently working to extinguish a car fire in Surfers Paradise. The vehicle is believed to have erupted into flames in the Towers of Chevron Renaissance shopping centre carpark. A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson told myGC crews were called to the scene around 2.45pm. Witnesses have reported seeing smoke issuing from […]

Victoria records 165 new virus cases in past 24 hours

Victoria has recorded another day of triple digit coronavirus numbers, with 165 new cases in the past 24 hours. It comes as residents in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire enter their first day of a six-week lockdown. Of the new cases, 30 are linked to known outbreaks, while 135 remain under investigation. All residents of […]

Australia suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong, updates travel advice

The Prime Minister has revealed Australia has today suspended its extradition agreement with Hong Kong due to their controversial new national security laws. It’s understood the National Security Committee of Cabinet made the decision on Thursday, with Scott Morrison confirming Hong Kong and Chinese authorities have been formally notified of the move. “Firstly, let me […]

SCAM ALERT: Do not fall for this “myGov” text message scam

Tax season is finally upon us and it appears heartless scammers are making the most of it. The Australian Taxation Office has today issued an urgent warning to Aussies about a convincing text message and email scam currently doing the rounds. The message includes a link to a dodgy myGov impersonation website, which asks people […]