Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Gold Coast man suffers burns after electric shock

A man has been rushed to hospital after suffering an electric shock on the Gold Coast this afternoon. Emergency crews were called to a location on Vista Street in Surfers Paradise just after 2.30pm. Upon arrival, they found a man in his 40s with burns to his chest. He was treated at the scene by […]

Lengthy delays on M1 after car erupts into flames

Emergency crews are currently on the scene of a car fire on the Pacific Motorway, which is causing chaos for southbound motorists. The vehicle erupted into flames near Exit 49 in Pimpama around 12.00pm on Tuesday. Residents in the area are being urged to close their windows and doors with thick black smoke seen billowing […]

Voluntary assisted dying bill to be introduced in Qld Parliament

A voluntary assisted dying bill will be introduced in Queensland Parliament next week, with the Queensland Premier declaring the “time is right”. Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed the bill will be put to a vote in September, and if passed, will be in place by January 2023. “I’ve made it abundantly clear that government MPs will have […]

Skydiver in serious condition after horror Qld accident

Paramedics are currently treating a skydiver who has suffered serious injuries in a horror accident northwest of Brisbane. Emergency crews were called to a location off the Brisbane Valley Highway at Toogoolawah around 11.15am on Monday, following reports of a “skydiving landing incident”. Upon arrival, they found a man suffering multiple injuries. A Queensland Ambulance […]