Alcohol and UFC a bad mix?

TORI ZEIDLER A recent brawl involving 50 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fans erupted outside Hurstville’s Ritz Hotel, where a fight between Connor McGregor and Nate Diaz was being broadcast live. It’s worth asking the question: do … [Read more...]

Gold Coast wins a spot on World Surfing Reserves List

TORI ZEIDLER Gold Coast's amazing beaches have taken out the top spot this year beating both Noosa Beach and Guarda Do Embau in Brazil for a position on the World Surfing Reserves list. Each World Surfing Reserve is selected on four … [Read more...]

Gold Coast calls for longer surf patrol hours

TORI ZEIDLER Queensland's Surf Lifesaving body is calling for dusk patrols on the Gold Coast where a large number of swimmers have drowned in the last ten years. The 2015 Coast Safe Report has shown more people drowned at Gold Coast beaches … [Read more...]

More women in the ADF an “absolutely fabulous thing”: Defence Minister Payne

TORI ZEIDLER Australia’s newly appointed Defence Minister has asked to be judged on her performance, not her gender, as she as she steps into her new role as the first ever female in the job. "All I ask is that I am judged on my performance, … [Read more...]

Health warning Issued For Brisbane residents

TORI ZEIDLER An urgent health warning has been issued for anyone who attended the markets at West End over the weekend. The warning comes after the discovery of a bat that was infected with the Australian Bat Lyssavirus found dying on the … [Read more...]

Health warning issued For Brisbane residents

TORI ZEIDLER An urgent health warning has been issued for anyone who attended the markets at West End over the weekend. The warning comes after the discovery of a bat that was infected with the Australian Bat Lyssavirus found dying on the … [Read more...]

Dog attack numbers on the rise

TORI ZEIDLER Dog attacks in Queensland appear to be on the rise with an increase in the number of incidents being reported to local councils each week. Sunshine Coast Dog Behaviour Rehab owner Janine Odds said that the owners of aggressive … [Read more...]

Influenza cases skyrocket in South East Queensland

TORI ZEIDLER The number of influenza cases have continued to rise over the last two weeks, the Department of Health suggesting the worst is still to come. Just last week Gold Coast sportsman Liam Enese died from the effects of pneumonia, … [Read more...]

New road rules for motorcyclists spark concerns

TORI ZEIDLER The Queensland Government recently adopted new road rules allowing motorcyclists to ride down the middle of road lanes at low speeds when cars are either stationary or travelling below 30km/h. RACQ technical and safety policy … [Read more...]