Entries by Lucy Rees

Shock number of people busted with weapons on the Gold Coast

A trial of metal-detecting wands on the Gold Coast has busted a staggering amount of people carrying knives and weapons in the nightlife precincts. Within the 12-month trial in Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach, 106 people were caught and charged with carrying weapons with a total of 133 weapons seized. The operation was prompted by the […]

Qld Premier apologises for taking boyfriend to Olympics meeting

The Queensland Premier admits she made a mistake when she took her boyfriend to an official Olympic meeting. Annastacia Palaszczuk came under fire for inviting her partner Dr Reza Adib to the meeting on Sunday, even though Commonwealth, Paralympic and Indigenous representatives weren’t invited. The event was held in Sydney for the International Olympic Committee […]

Teen dies in M1 pedestrian crash in Northern New South Wales

A teenager has died following a crash on the M1 near Chinderah in the early hours of this morning. Emergency Services were called to the northbound lanes of the Pacific Motorway just after midnight on Sunday following reports a pedestrian had been struck by a car. Despite their best efforts, the 19-year-old man was unable […]

Three men rescued from a rip on Gold Coast Beach

Three men have been rescued on a Gold Coast beach after getting into trouble in the water this morning. The men were swimming in Broadbeach when they got caught in a rip around 8.30am. Paramedics are currently on the scene assessing them. A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson says they are currently in a stable condition. It […]