Entries by Lucy Rees

Man suffers serious burns in Gold Coast workplace accident

A man is in a serious condition following a workplace incident in Surfers Paradise. The man suffered significant burns to his face in the accident around 1.40pm this afternoon. He is believed to have been cooking a meal when it blew up in his face. It is not yet known what type of appliance he […]

Gold Coast’s Hopo ferry has record-breaking month

The Gold Coast’s ferry service has proven to be popular with both locals and visitors, carrying a record number of passengers in April. Hopo Ferry carried 9,259 ferry riders in April, making it their best month yet. An average of 309 passengers travelled each day during the busy school holiday period, with a mix of […]

Man hospitalised following another near-drowning on Gold Coast

A man has been rescued from the surf in Burleigh Heads this afternoon. Lifeguards pulled the man from the water just after 1.00pm off Goodwin Terrace. Paramedics assessed him at the scene and transported him to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition. It comes after a spate of near-drownings on Gold Coast beaches, […]

Child among two injured in motorbike crash on the M1

A man and child have been injured in nasty motorbike crash on the m1 Gold Coast. Emergency Services rushed to the scene southbound at Stapylton just after 1.00pm this afternoon. A child has sustained a hip injury and has been hospitalised in a stable condition. While a man in his 30s is in a serious […]

Gold Coast braces for more wet weather

Queensland is preparing for another significant weather event, with the Southeast set to cop a drenching. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has issued a severe weather warning for parts of Queensland, including the Gold Coast. The heaviest falls are expected on the Gold Coast on Wednesday and Thursday but this weekend and all of next week will […]