August 2019

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 5:10 PM

Some FIFO workers have swapped their usual destination for the Gold Coast this week for a major industry conference, bringing a surge of tourism benefits with them.

Miners flood Gold Coast for key conference

Some FIFO workers have swapped their usual destination for the Gold Coast this week for a major industry conference, bringing a surge of tourism benefits with them.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 8:38 AM

A small community has gone to extraordinary lengths to save a ‘celebrity’ goose after a nasty injury left it unable to walk.

Extraordinary gesture saves ‘celebrity’ goose

A small community has gone to extraordinary lengths to save a ‘celebrity’ goose after a nasty injury left it unable to walk.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 4:41 PM

A 71-year-old Queensland man gave police an unexpected excuse when he was caught behind the wheel after drinking ‘too many Toohey Extra Dry’.

71-year-old’s surprise reason for drink driving

A 71-year-old Queensland man gave police an unexpected excuse when he was caught behind the wheel after drinking ‘too many Toohey Extra Dry’.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 7:01 AM

A man said something so “disgusting” to his partner after pouring beer over her head that a prosecutor chose not to repeat it in court.

Words too ‘disgusting’ to say in court

A man said something so “disgusting” to his partner after pouring beer over her head that a prosecutor chose not to repeat it in court.

Published a story 12th Aug 2019 7:54 AM

Geoff Stillman’s father opened up about what he experienced at the Battle of Kokoda almost 80 years ago. Now George wants to make sure it isn’t forgotten.

‘It needs to be remembered’

Geoff Stillman’s father opened up about what he experienced at the Battle of Kokoda almost 80 years ago. Now George wants to make sure it isn’t forgotten.

Published a story 12th Aug 2019 6:56 AM

Some visitors to the Gold Coast Car Show this weekend thought ahead - others may have been missing their earplugs.

Shiny and ‘ugly’ cars on show

Some visitors to the Gold Coast Car Show this weekend thought ahead - others may have been missing their earplugs.

Published a story 11th Aug 2019 12:28 PM

HUGE wind gusts hit the Gold Coast overnight while in other areas the temperatures dropped significantly leaving Gold Coasters shivering.

Tornado force winds hit the coast

HUGE wind gusts hit the Gold Coast overnight while in other areas the temperatures dropped significantly leaving Gold Coasters shivering.

Published a story 11th Aug 2019 11:27 AM

A man who was tasered by police after his mate fell three storeys from a Broadbeach balcony has been jailed for attacking his former stepfather.

Mate of man who fell off balcony jailed

A man who was tasered by police after his mate fell three storeys from a Broadbeach balcony has been jailed for attacking his former stepfather.

Published a story 9th Aug 2019 7:05 AM

She told police officers she missed a court appearance because her father had died. But a court was told he is alive.

Why this woman faked her dad’s death

She told police officers she missed a court appearance because her father had died. But a court was told he is alive.

Published a story 8th Aug 2019 11:56 AM

A court has heard that gun and ammunition were allegedly found inside a stolen car which led police across the streets of the Gold Coast.

Gun, ammo allegedly found in stolen car

A court has heard that gun and ammunition were allegedly found inside a stolen car which led police across the streets of the Gold Coast.

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