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Anthony Mundine fined for driving unlicensed on the Gold Coast

Australian boxer Anythony Mundine has been fined after he was caught driving unlicensed on the Gold Coast last year.

The 42-year-old appeared in Southport Magistrates Court on Monday where he pleaded guilty.

He was issued a $450 fine and also disqualified from driving for six months.

No conviction was recorded as the Magistrate acknowledged Mundine’s need to travel overseas for work.

 

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Body found at Surfers Paradise construction site

A woman’s body has been found at a construction site in Surfers Paradise.

A Queensland Police spokesperson confirmed to myGC that the body was located on Beach Road by a member of the public just after 7.30am Monday.

A crime scene has been set up at the location.

Investigations into the cause of death are ongoing.

There are no further details available at this time.

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Police hunting man after women threatened with gun outside GC tavern

AN armed man remains at large after allegedly terrorising two women with a gun outside a Highland Park tavern overnight.

Police said that around 10.30pm, two employees were leaving a business on Alexander Drive, when they noticed a man wearing a motorcycle helmet, loitering in the rear carpark.

“The man has then approached their vehicle as it was pulling out of the carpark, produced a firearm and pointed it in their direction,” Police said in a statement.

“The two women have fled the scene in their car while the man has left on foot.”

The man is described as having an athletic build and was wearing a red hooded jumper, black pants, black shoes, black gloves and a black motorcycle helmet at the time of the incident.

Investigations are continuing. Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

 

Train

Gold Coast line trains resume in both directions

UPDATE @ 2.00pm: Gold Coast line trains have now resumed in both directions.

The trains were suspended between Ormeau and Beenleigh earlier this morning due to a bridge strike.

Delays are no longer being experienced.

EARLIER @ 11.45am: Gold Coast line trains have been suspended in both directions between Ormeau and Beenleigh stations due to a bridge strike.

Translink advised customers of the disruption in a statement on their website just after 11.30am.

Passengers are being warned to expect delays of up to 30 minutes.

It comes after a track fault at Roma Street station in Brisbane caused delays on Gold Coast line trains this morning.

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Woman hospitalised after car crashes into pole at Palm Beach

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a crash on the Pacific Motorway overnight.

Just after 10.30pm, emergency crews were called to the on-ramp at Palm Beach following reports a car had collided with a pole.

A 20-year-old woman was treated at the scene by paramedics for an arm injury.

She was then transported to the Tweed Heads hospital in a stable condition.