Entries by Lucy Rees

Funding registration opens for Qld flood effected home owners

Registrations have opened today for Queenslanders with flood-affected homes to access a $741 million Resilient Homes Fund. The Scheme, funded jointly by State and Federal governments, will allow properties to be raised, repaired and retrofitted – or voluntarily bought back. From initial assessments, there have been nearly 7000 homes partly damaged and over 3600 uninhabitable following […]

Salvos urge Gold Coasters to dig deep for Red Shield Appeal

The Gold Coast Community are being encouraged to dig deep for The Salvation Army’s annual Red Shield Appeal. They’re hoping to raise $800,000 on the Gold Coast, among the goal of $5.4 million in Queensland. Salvos are focussing on improving domestic violence services this year, following an influx of people needing support. “Through the pandemic […]

Luxury Gold Coast hotel on the hunt for team members

Hundreds of jobs are up for grabs as a new luxury hotel prepares to open its doors on the Gold Coast. The Langham in Surfers Paradise is searching for up to 100 staff members to work in their beachfront hotel located inside the Jewel Towers. Individuals keen to work in guest services, housekeeping, food and […]

Driver smashes into parked car on the Gold Coast

A driver has smashed into a parked car in Pacific Pines last night. It happened along Pacific Pines Boulevard around 9.15pm. A Queensland Police Spokesperson confirmed they investigating whether alcohol was a factor in a crash. The driver, a male in his 30s, was not injured.

Two men injured after being hit by car in separate Gold Coast incidents

Two pedestrians have been struck by cars in separate incidents on the Gold Coast. One man was injured when he was hit by a vehicle on Snapper Rocks Road in Coolangatta this morning around 6.40am. The man sustained injuries to his shoulder and was transported to Gold Coast University hospital in a stable condition. #Coolangatta […]