Recreation ‘bikers’ new targets for anti-bikie laws

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Recreational ‘bikers’ are being targeted after the recent implementation of the Queensland’s Governments new bikie gang laws. The Australian Motorcycle Council (AMC), who represent recreational bikers, say that police are … [Read more...]

Sunshine Coast Color Run raises $60,000 for charities

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Over 12,000 people got active on Sunday competing in the Swisse Color Run on the Sunshine Coast. The event raised over $60,000 for local charities in Australia. The Color Run, which initially took place in the United States … [Read more...]

Victims’ families grieve as hit and runs fail to face consequences

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI A year after his death, his family, partner, friends and the staff and students of  James Cook University Medical School are still mourning the passing of promising medical student Gabriel Debono. On 1 September 2012, … [Read more...]

Suspected drug overdoses critical at Defqon 1

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI A 23-year-old man has died and 14 others hospitalised after suspected drug overdoses at this years Defqon 1 festival. Held at Sydney’s International Regatta Centre in Penrith for the fourth year, speculations are now … [Read more...]

Red Deer brings unique twist to Brisbane’s festival scene

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI   The sleepy community of Mt Samson got a shake up over the weekend with music and arts festival Red Deer bringing hundreds of people out to the D’Aguilar Range in Queensland. Featuring popular acts The Grates, … [Read more...]

Two men injured in Fortitude Valley altercation

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Two men have been stabbed in a near-fatal attack in Fortitude Valley on Sunday morning. The incident took place at Hot Gossip nightclub on Brunswick Street at 4.20am. A 30-year-old man suffered critical injuries while a … [Read more...]

Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith awarded Father of the Year

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith has been named 2013 Father of the Year. Roberts-Smith was presented with the award for his devotion to his family and contribution to Australia. The father of … [Read more...]

Report suggests Bali deathly location for Aussies

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI  Information released by the Department of Foreign Affairs have confirmed that on average one Australian dies every nine days in Bali. The resort island of Bali, Indonesia is one of the top holidaying destinations in the … [Read more...]

Three injured and one dead after weekend dog attacks

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Two seperate dog attacks in the past two weeks have resulted in serious injury and death. A mother and her son were hospitalised after being mauled by a dog in Brisbane, and a two year old has died and his grandmother was … [Read more...]

Australia says ‘no’ to Tomorrowland

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Three days of absolute madness is wrapping up in the small town of Boom, Belgium, as 2013 marks the eighth birthday of Tomorrowland. The massive dance festival encompasses famously acclaimed international DJ’s, this year … [Read more...]