Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Powerful earthquake off coast of New Caledonia triggers Tsunami alert

A POWERFUL 7.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the east coast of New Caledonia sparking a tsunami alert. The quake hit about 82km east of the Loyalty Islands at a depth of 10km, around 10.00am local time. According to GeoScience Australia, the quake could have been felt by people up to 1523km away and could have caused damage up […]

Tony Abbott’s daughter engaged to boyfriend after two weeks of dating

TONY Abbott’s daughter Frances has announced she is engaged to her boyfriend of two weeks, Olympic rower Sam Loch. The 26-year-old revealed the surprise news via social media on Sunday night. “HEY FEYONCÉ 👋👋👋” Abbott captioned several images of the pair on Instagram. “Two weeks was all it took to know that forever with you was […]

Armed woman on the run after attempting to rob Logan service station

A woman is on the run after attempting to rob a Logan service station while armed with a knife in the early hours of this morning. Police said that around 2.45am, the woman entered the Waller Road servo at Heritage Park and produced a knife while demanding money from the store attendant. The 32-year-old male employee […]

Gold Coast’s $900 million Jewel project reportedly on the market

There are reports the $900 million Jewel Resort in Surfers Paradise is on the market. According to the South China Morning Post, Dalian Wanda Group is trying to sell five of its biggest international properties to a single buyer for $6.6 billion. The proposed sale is understood to include the 1.13ha site on Old Burleigh Road in Surfers […]

Man hospitalised after “fall from height” in Robina

A man has been taken to hospital after a “fall from a height” at Robina in the early hours of this morning. Just after 12.45am, emergency services were called to a home following reports a man had been injured after a fall. The man, whose age is not known, was treated at the scene by […]