Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Baby hospitalised after driver flees M1 car rollover

LATEST @ 1.00 PM | An infant has been hospitalised following a car rollover on the Pacific Motorway this morning, which saw the driver allegedly run from the scene. The serious single-vehicle crash happened near Exit 45 in Ormeau around 10.30am. A Queensland Police spokesperson told myGC the male driver of the car allegedly fled […]

No new coronavirus cases as Qlders urged to remain vigilant

Queenslanders are being warned not to drop the ball when it comes to social distancing, with the state recording another day of no new coronavirus cases. It’s the fourth day this week that the state has recorded zero cases, with authorities fearing the low numbers may encourage people to become complacent. Police Minister Mark Ryan […]

Former diplomat named Labor’s candidate for Mermaid Beach

The Queensland Labor party has unveiled another Gold Coast candidate ahead of the upcoming state election. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Kevin Rudd’s former foreign affairs adviser Dr Carl Ungerer will contest the seat of Mermaid Beach. Dr Ungerer served as an Australian diplomat for many years, representing Australia in Fiji and Geneva, and now […]

Missing man who went for a swim in Surfers found safe

UPDATE @ 6.00 AM | A man who went for a swim at Surfers Paradise beach last night, sparking a major search, has been found. Fears were initially held for the man after witnesses reported seeing him walk into the ocean around 9.00pm while fully clothed. Officers with the assistance of the Polair and Water […]

Qantas adds new route between Canberra and Gold Coast

Tourism on the Gold Coast has been given another major boost, with Qantas announcing it’s increasing flights between Canberra and the city. It comes as the state prepares to open the borders to the ACT from 1am next Friday, with thousands of Canberra residents expected to escape the nation’s capital and flock to the Gold […]