Entries by Matt McDonald

Bank services coming back online after major outage

UPDATE @ 4.30PM |  Services at some of Australia’s biggest banks are being restored after a major outage left customers unable to access accounts. Customers began reporting issues with services just after 3pm on Thursday. Most were having trouble accessing online and mobile banking while some reported issues with EFTPOS and ATM machines. The outage […]

Man, woman arrested after crashing stolen car into fence

A man and woman are in custody after a stolen car crashed and rolled in Robina. A person of interest to Police was spotted in a white Mercedes on Monaco St in Broadbeach Waters just before 2pm. The vehicle was tracked by Police with officers alleging the car was being driven dangerously. A short time […]

BREAKING: Crews battle ferocious house fire in Labrador

Fire crews are battling a blaze that has broken out in a home in Labrador. The fire is believed to have started in the bedroom of the home on Government Rd just before 11.15am. Large plumes of smoke can be seen across the suburb. Two crews from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are on scene […]

Unemployment rate tumbles to pre-COVID levels

Australia’s economy continues its remarkable recovery from COVID-19  with the nation’s unemployment rate tumbling to its lowest level since February last year. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the jobless rate fell from 5.5 per cent in April to 5.1 per cent in May. A massive 115,200 jobs were added to the economy last […]

Sydney on COVID alert after new local case confirmed

New South Wales Health has confirmed a fresh local case of COVID-19 in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The man in his 60s was tested on Tuesday with his positive result confirmed on Wednesday. The man had not travelled overseas recently but works as a driver transporting international flight crew to hotel quarantine. Urgent contact tracing is […]