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AUSSIE CHAMP COBE TAKE QUEENSLAND WIN

Storm clouds provided more than just an ominous backdrop at the Queensland Wakeboarding Championships at The Spit today. With the wild weather forcing the men’s comp to be cancelled, the state’s best teens waged their own epic battle. Read More »

RELAY FOR LIFE

There were a lot of Gold Coasters with sore feet this morning, after a marathon overnight effort for the Relay for Life. Hundreds raised funds and showed their support for those battling cancer. Read More »

‘ALIVE’ SAILS TO SOUTHPORT WIN

Reichel-Pugh 66 ‘Alive’ was announced the winner of yesterday’s Southport Sail Paradise regatta. Dangerous conditions at the Seaway made it a tough weekend on the water. Offshore competition was cancelled on the final day of racing – with only smaller craft racing in the Broadwater. Chris Noyes’ ‘three Jugs’ won the catamaran division, while Brady Lowe’s ‘Professor Sid’ took out the laser title. Read More »

BIKIE BAIL APPLICATIONS NO LONGER RESTRICTED TO BRISBANE

The Newman Government is yet again tweaking its bikie laws, appearing to relax its tough stance. Last week it was announced bail applications by gang members will no longer have to be heard in Brisbane. Read More »

UNDERAGE STREET GANGS BOOZING ON PUBLIC BENCHES

Councillor Dawn Crichlow will fight to have public benches removed from Southport’s Carey Park, after the area was adopted as a ‘drinking hole’ by a street gang. The problem-teens hit headlines again this week, after another brawl on Nerang Street. Read More »

SOUTHPORT KIDS LEAD THE WAY ON CLEAN UP DAY

A group of Gold Coast students got into the spirit of Clean Up Australia Day by getting their hands dirty. The Southport youngsters took to The Spit, tidying up one piece of rubbish at a time. Read More »

LIGHT RAIL SWITCHED ON

There’s a new reason to be cautious around the Light Rail tracks… With the entire system’s overhead wiring now ‘switched on.’ But it’s far from all systems go for Stage Two of the project. Read More »

KITE SURFER SLAMMED ON ROCK WALL

Panic at the Broadwater yesterday afternoon, when a kite-surfer lost control in strong winds, and slammed into the rock wall – his kite ending up in powerlines. Energex cut the power while fire crews helped remove it. The Kite surfer escaped with cuts to his feet, and was treated at the scene. Read More »

COUNCILLOR TO OPPOSE CRUISE TERMINAL ON PATH TO TOP JOB

Gold Coast Councillors are tonight being briefed by the Consortium behind the Broadwater Cruise Ship Terminal project. Meanwhile, one councillor has responded to claims he’s using the Cruise Ship fight to push for the city’s top job. Read More »

ALLEGED TORTURE TEENS FACE COURT

More horrific allegations have come to light over the alleged torture of a 20-year-old man at Southport last Friday. We warn some information may be upsetting to some viewers. Read More »

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