Entries by Rebecca Dakin

New Seaway Promenade finally opens to the public

Visitors to The Spit can finally walk along the newly built Seaway Promenade. The state government has confirmed this morning the new 700 metre walkway along the south wall of the Seaway has finally been opened up to the public. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles said the opening was another milestone […]

Victoria records 9 new local COVID-19 cases

Victoria’s COVID-19 cluster continues to grow, with the state recording another nine new locally acquired cases. The Department of Health announced 11 new cases on Monday. Two of those cases were made public by officials on Sunday. Both of those cases were linked to the Arcare Maidstone aged care facility in the city’s northwest. One […]

18 COVID-19 vaccine hubs to open in Qld this weekend

18 COVID-19 vaccination hubs will be open across Queensland this weekend as the state government aims to boost jab rates in the Sunshine State. Queensland Health Minister Yvette D’Ath announced on Thursday the sites would offer the Pfizer jab and would only be accessible for frontline workers, aged care and disability staff and people aged […]

Planned burn likely to cause smoke haze for northern Gold Coast

Northern Gold Coast residents are being warned of the possibility of smoke haze on Wednesday evening. The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service will conduct a planned burn within the Hollywell area in the Pine Ridge Conservation Park in the early evening if the weather permits. It warns, as a result, smoke may be seen across […]