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CHINA FLYING DIRECT TO GOLD COAST

Jetstar flights direct from China to Coolangatta have been described as a “game changer” for the Coast. The landmark deal- the biggest tourism announcement in years- is likely to bring tens of thousands of extra visitors each year.   Read More »

BROADBEACH BRAWL POLICE ACCUSED OF HEAVY-HANDEDNESS

A Southport court has heard, Police may have been a little heavy-handed during the infamous Broadbeach bikie brawl. The defence suggested, officers were extremely aggressive. But staff at the restaurant say, patrons were running and screaming as the fight broke out.   Read More »

OH&S ON FIRE AT JUPITERS CASINO

Occupational health and safety… Four words that will probably have you reaching for the remote control. But, before you switch off… Check out the shock tactics at this conference.   Read More »

WALKERS SHOW HEART KIDS SOLIDARITY

Hundreds of feet pounded the pavement over the weekend for the first annual Heart Kids fundraiser at Broadwater Parklands. Tamara Love led the walk with her three year old daughter Chloe, who was born with only half a functioning heart. Supported by the Heart Kids charity, Chloe underwent two surgeries before her first birthday. “They come around and visit the families and provide meals and support and morning teas.” “And they also raise money for research into projects, basically helping to find a cure for children’s heart disease.” Balloon-toting volunteers helped raise 3-thousand dollars.   Read More »

VISITORS WARNED OFF TWEED BEACHES AS LIFEGUARDS LET GO

With four drownings in five years, the Tweed Coast’s surf rescue record is one of the best in the state. But there’s growing concern for swimmers. Read More »

GOLD COAST INVENTION TO SLICE WATER BILLS

A Gold Coast invention could save you hundreds, if not thousands, on your water bill. The device detects abnormal water consumption, and- if there’s a leak- alerts the property owner.   Read More »

BACKFLIP IN BIKIE BRAWL CASE AS SUSPECTS PLEAD GUILTY

It was the Turf War that started it all… diners, caught up in extraordinary bikie violence. Today, nine of the ten alleged Outlaws charged over the infamous Broadbeach riot have pleaded guilty. Read More »

ALL THE FAIRE’S A STAGE AT BROADBEACH RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

The good old days hit the Gold Coast this weekend – as the Renaissance Faire rolled into town.   Read More »

STORM STIRS UP ILS DEBATE

A Virgin plane was forced to turn back to Sydney, with conditions deemed too risky. The diversion comes as protests grow stronger, over the proposed installment of a new Instrument Landing System at Gold Coast Airport.   Read More »

WALLABIES WON’T TAKE SODDEN FIELD

The weather got the better of future Wallabies at Bond Uni, with their opening round Oceania Champs clash postponed to tomorrow.   Read More »

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