A 20-year-old man has been charged over a multi-million dollar arson attack on a school at Tallebudgera more than a year-and-a-half ago. The inferno was started around 10 o’clock on the night of April 25 last year at the Tallebudgera Creek Road School. It caused $7 million damage, gutting classrooms and facilities. Detectives have also […]
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.
Entries by Tony Bartlett
Charles Manson, who led the bloodthirsty cult that murdered actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died at the age of 83. Tate’s husband, director Roman Polanski, was out of the country at the time of the murders. His wife was eight months pregnant. Manson was obsessed with Beatles music, especially Helter Skelter, […]
Dreamworld says two of its tiger handlers who pulled a big cat by its tail and slapped it on the head were using normal procedures, to stop what could have been a deadly fight erupting. Video footage of the incident has drawn angry posts from people condemning their behaviour. However the theme park says grabbing […]
Senate President Stephen Parry will resign from Parliament tomorrow after authorities in London confirmed he is a dual British citizen by descent. The Liberal senator for Tasmania, who was born in Burnie, was told by the UK Home Office that he inherited British citizenship from his father, who emigrated to Australia at the age of […]
Underpaying workers nearly $60,000 has cost the owner of a Japanese restaurant in Surfers Paradise more than a quarter of a million dollars. Nine workers at Samurais Paradise were paid as little as $8.00 an hour over four months. Owner of the business, Shigeo Ishiyama, who formerly operated the Japanese Curry House Kawaii, was criticised […]
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