Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Woman killed after car crosses road, crashes into tree

A woman has died after her car crossed onto the wrong side of the road and struck a tree in the state’s north west yesterday. About 5.30pm, Monday 9 November 2015, a Holden Rodeo towing a horse float was travelling east on Coonabarabran Road. Police say the car crossed onto the incorrect side of the road […]

Body of woman found in bushland

Police are investigating following the discovery of a body in bushland at Goonellabah, 5km east of Lismore, last night. About 8.30pm, Monday 9 November 2015,, officers from Richmond Local Area Command were investigating the whereabouts of a missing woman. Police have attended Ballina Road, Goonellabah, and located the body of a woman. A crime scene has […]

Soldier who took own life added to Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour

A young soldier who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder has been recognised and added to the  Australian War Memorial’s Roll of Honour. Sapper David Wood took his own life in May 2013 after returning home from two tours in Afghanistan. The 22-year-old disappeared from his home near Casino in NSW, with his body discovered in nearby bushland. At […]

Investigations underway into serious security breach at TAFE Qld

Queensland Police are working with other law enforcement and government agencies regarding the illegal access of an IT database from TAFE Queensland. The hack has resulted in the personal details of thousands of students being stolen. The illegal activity follows a number of recent similar cyber-attacks in other organisations in both government and private sectors across the country. […]

Coast’s surf champ Mick Fanning grants teen’s wish

World champion surfer Mick Fanning has “made the life” of a teenage cancer patient, surprising him with a surf lesson on the Gold Coast. Ben Beasley, 16, was stuck down by a paralysing tumour on his brain in March and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. The teenager, who idolises Fanning, had just one wish – to surf with […]