Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Gold Coast motorists urged to fill up now as ULP prices soar

Gold Coast motorists are being urged to shop around and fill up now as petrol prices in the South East began to skyrocket overnight. RACQ Executive Manager Public Policy Michael Roth said south east Queensland had entered the expensive phase of the price cycle, with jumps at the bowser of up over 25cpl in some areas. “If motorists see […]

Qld child sexual assault claims hacked

Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed that personal details about children, including complaints of sexual assault have been hacked. Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg asked Ms Palaszczuk in Parliament on Thursday whether she was aware parents were being called by the Department of Education to inform them of the breach. “The Minister for Education advises me that yes, that is […]

Man suffers heart attack during CPR course

A group of students conducting a CPR course at First Aid Accident and Emergency’s Varsity Lakes headquarters got more life experience than first anticipated when one of their peers suffered a heart attack right before their eyes. Peter Cary, 46, was one of the 20 attendees of the FAAE First Aid course when suddenly he started displaying typical […]

Wheelchair-bound man dies in house fire

A wheelchair-bound man has died after he was unable to escape from his burning home in Perth overnight. The blaze erupted just after 5.00pm Wednesday inside a home in the northeastren suburb of Ellenbrook. Reports suggest neighbours heard an explosion and screams coming from inside the home, however the blaze was so intense that they […]