Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Three Gold Coast beaches named among Qld lifesaver’s top ten

THREE Gold Coast beaches have been named on the list of Queensland’s top ten best beaches, according to Surf Life Saving Queensland. Coolangatta was the best of the local spots coming in at eighth, Burleigh Heads was ninth and Kirra was tenth. The Strand in Townsville claimed the top honour, with Alma Bay at Magnetic […]

Queensland to reopen borders to Greater Melbourne

QUEENSLAND will finally welcome Melbourne residents back into the state this weekend. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirmed on Thursday, restrictions on Greater Melbourne will come to an end at 1 am on Saturday, February 27. “Queensland’s Chief Health Officer has advised we can now safely lift the Greater Melbourne hotspot declarations,” the Premier said. “Travellers from […]

“Not good enough”; Premier slams federal government over COVID vaccine overdose

QUEENSLAND Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has lashed out at the federal government after it was revealed two aged care residents were given an overdose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The Federal Health Minister confirmed on Wednesday morning an 88-year-old man and 94-year-old woman in the Holy Spirit Nursing Home in Carseldine, Brisbane, were given an incorrect dosage […]