Notorious former Gold Coast senior sergeant Chris Hurley has lost his licence and been fined, after being found guilty of dangerous driving during a police pursuit. No conviction has been recorded. Hurley repeatedly drove on the wrong side of the road without turning on his sirens or lights during the chase through Pacific Pines in […]
About Tony Bartlett
Tony Bartlett joined Hot Tomato as News Director in January, 2016. He has held the role of News Director with some of Australia’s leading broadcasters and was AAP’s Broadcast Editor based in Sydney and AAP's Brisbane Chief of Staff. Prior to AAP he spent many years as a News Director on the Gold Coast and was previously News Director of 2CA/FM 104.7 Canberra and 2MMM Sydney and he's also worked for 4SB, 4MB, 7BU, 7LA, 2WL, 2SM, 4IP, and 3XY.
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Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate is refusing to defend a decision to hand out special reserved tickets for the Commonwealth Games to councillors. A cranky Games boss Peter Beattie said the decision is totally unacceptable. The Games Corporation Chairman said the tickets, which the City of Gold Coast has to buy, have been given in […]
UPDATE @ 10.15am: Former Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale has been granted bail after being charged with extortion and assault. The 65-year-old appeared in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Wednesday after spending a night in the Brisbane watch house. Police tried to oppose Pisasale’s bail application, but it was granted by the Magistrate. The hearing continues. EARLIER: 6:05pm 20/6/2017: Former Ipswich […]
After 23 years, the Gold Coast Bulletin terminated one of the most thought-provoking journalists to have ever graced its pages. “Of course the truth is I, like most journalists, have a well-honed BS meter and I am simply a truth seeker.”
The bright pink rails just skimming the ground at the entrance of Movie World give you a hint of the thrills to come. The first Hyper-Coaster in the Southern Hemisphere will open on the Gold Coast in October. Village Road Show Theme Parks CEO Clark Kirby isn’t revealing the multi-million dollar cost, but says it’s […]
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