Entries by Michelle Price

Singer Jess Mauboy named “godmother” of cruise ship

Sydney Harbour’s hosted a world first procession of cruise ships, which formed a “V”. The entire P and O fleet made its way into the harbour on Wednesday morning, the first time all five ships have been in the same place. Many gathered before dawn with a picnic breakfast to witness the historic display, some […]

Cruise Ship Terminal – reactions

There are mixed reactions to Mayor Tom Tate’s idea to put a cruise ship terminal off Sea World and a jetty constructed to meet it. The Southport Chamber of Commerce wants to see more detail, with costings yet to be done.  A spokesperson said the Chamber would like to know why the State Government knocked back the […]

Jamie Whincup finishes on the podium ahead of final round

Gold Coast V8 supercars competitor Jamie Whincup pulled off a podium finish in the final race at Phillip Island, Victoria on Sunday. The Holden star crossed the line in third place, behind Kiwi Scott McLaughlin and team mate and winner Craig Lowndes. Ford driver Mark Winterbottom was fourth.  Frosty was on track for a podium […]

Mass arrests across Belgium in terror raids

16 have been arrested in 19 raids across Belgium, amid fears a Paris-style mass attack may be imminent. Salah Abdeslam was not among those arrested.  The Belgian national is suspected of playing a role in the attacks that killed 130 people in Paris on November 13. A friend said he may have a suicide vest with him. Armed […]

More red traffic lights to turn green for emergency vehicles

More Ambulances and Fire Trucks will be fitted with devices that change red traffic lights to green in emergencies, after a successful trial on the Gold Coast. Travel times here were slashed by up to 26 per cent so now the technology will be rolled out across the state.. The congestion-busting technology will give priority […]