Entries by Rebecca Dakin

3,587 new cases in Qld, five people in ICU

Queensland has recorded another 3,587 COVID-19 cases as the virus continues to spread across the state. There are now 16,688 active cases right across the state. “This number is probably a little bit smaller than we have expected,” Chief Health Officer Dr John Gerrard said on Sunday. “It probably relates to testing occurring over the […]

Former NRL star Blake Ferguson arrested for drugs in Japan

Former NRL star Blake Ferguson has been arrested in Japan for allegedly possessing cocaine. It’s understood he voluntarily went to the Azabu police station on December 30 after he’d apparently assaulted a man at a local restaurant. While there, officers inspected the 31-year-old’s belongings and allegedly found him to be possession of cocaine. Drug possession […]

Body found inside submerged car at NSW boat ramp

A recovery operation is underway at a NSW boat ramp after the body of a man was found inside a submerged vehicle. Emergency services were called to the Soldier Point boat ramp in Port Stephens around 4.30am on Sunday following reports of a car in the water. The white hatchback was fully submerged by the […]