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TROPICAL CYCLONE OFF COAST CREATES BIG SWELL

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A tropical cyclone off the Gold Coast is expected to create some of the biggest surf seen this summer. Swimmers and boaties are warned to take care. Read More »

GAVEN ELECTION RESULTS REMAIN IN LIMBO

Counting is still underway in the Gaven electorate, with a result likely to be days away. It’s a tense wait for the LNP’s Sid Cramp and Labor’s Michael Riordan, who remain neck-and-neck. Read More »

BRENT DORRINGTON IN DISARRAY AHEAD OF AUS OPEN

Brent Dorrington could be forced to surf back-up boards at the Australian Open this weekend. After a trip to the Solomon Islands, Dorrington’s boards are lost in transit and aren’t expected to arrive anytime soon. Read More »

JETSTAR PASSENGERS GROUNDED WITH FAULTY PLANE

There’s been a frightening start to the morning for Jetstar passengers leaving Gold Coast airport. Their plane, bound for New Zealand, was forced to land at Brisbane not long after take off. Read More »

JOHN CARTWRIGHT BACK IN THE GAME

The phone call from Paul Green to John Cartwright came at just the right time. With the football season fast approaching, Cartwright admits the desire to be involved had just returned when his phone rang. Read More »

INTEREST RATES AT RECORD LOW

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The Reserve Bank created history today, cutting the official interest rate to a record low of 2.25 per cent. While it’s welcome news for families with the burden of a mortgage, self-funded retirees are being forced to watch their hard-earned nest eggs dwindle. Read More »

GOLD COAST PROJECTS UP IN AIR FOLLOWING SHOCK ELECTION RESULT

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The Gold Coast will remain relatively unchanged after the weekend’s election shock All local LNP members have retained their seats, but a number of major Coast projects are now up in the air. Read More »

MAN CHARGED OVER MURDER OF PREGNANT WOMAN

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A man has been charged over the brutal murder of a pregnant woman on the Gold Coast. The 35-year-old Surfers Paradise man is accused of killing the woman with a tomahawk during a domestic dispute at Varsity Lakes yesterday afternoon. Emergency services found the woman with horrific head injuries. She was rushed to hospital, but died soon after. The man has been remanded in custody and will reappear at the Southport Magistrates Court in May. Read More »

TRIBUTES FLOW FOR FAMILY MAN STRUCK BY LIGHTNING

Tributes are flowing for Kane Bennett, a devoted family-man who was killed on the weekend when he was struck by lightning. Kane leaves behind his wife and their two young children, all in hospital, after Saturday’s fierce electrical storm. Read More »

LABOR HAS HOPE ON GOLD COAST

All but a few Gold Coast MPs have kept their seats after yesterday’s state election. Labor’s remaining chance is Michael Riordan in Gaven, on preferential voting, but the Hinterland pocket won’t know who its electorate leader is until Tuesday. Read More »

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