Gold Coast

Gold Coast jeweller hit by thieves' getaway car

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Kristian Silva A Gold Coast jeweller was hospitalised after being hit by a stolen getaway vehicle used by a man who robbed her shop.

Plan to transform Gold Coast into the new Venice

Plans are in place to turn the Gold Coast's canals into a Venice-style river network.

Kim Stephens Parking metres could be installed on Gold Coast canals to make city more like Venice.

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Gold Coast sex store robbed at knifepoint

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Kristian Silva A masked man robbed a Gold Coast sex shop on Monday evening before fleeing with cash, police say.

Gold Coast beach protection work begins

Tony Moore The next stage of Gold Coast City Council’s $18.6 million-a-year beach protection program against  summer storms has begun with sand being pumped from Tallebudgera Creek onto Burleigh...

Light rail should be part of South Brisbane's future: residents


Tony Moore It is time for light rail in South Brisbane and South Bank, West End Community Association president Dr Erin Evans said after Thursday's launch of a South Brisbane master plan.

Balcony fall death: Gold Coast man Gable Tostee maintains 'silence', police say

Gable Tostee has taken to an online forum to insist he was not involved in a young woman's fatal fall from a balcony.

Kristian Silva and Collette Devlin The Gold Coast man at the centre of an investigation into the death of a New Zealand tourist has allegedly not provided his version of events to police, nearly four days after she fell from his 14th...

Balcony fall death: Gold Coast man Gable Tostee denies involvement

Kristian Silva A Gold Coast man says he is “devastated” about the death of New Zealand tourist Warriena Tagpuno Wright but denies having anything to do with her fall from his apartment balcony.

Gold Coast balcony fall: Cherry picker brought in for forensic tests

Gable Tostee is at the centre of a police investigation after a woman fell to her death from his 14th floor apartment balcony.

Kristian Silva A cherry picker has been brought in by detectives to examine the balcony where New Zealand tourist Warriena Tagpuno Wright fell to her death last Friday.

Gold Coast businessman John Chardon jailed for six years over rape


The husband of missing Gold Coast woman Novy Chardon has been jailed for six years for child sex offences.

Gold Coast balcony fall: Gable Tostee 'obsessed with recording everything'

A woman fell to her death from Gable Tostee's 14th floor balcony.

Kristian Silva A Gold Coast man under police investigation over the death of New Zealand tourist Warriena Wright says he is "somewhat obsessed with recording everything'' and has installed security cameras in the...

Gold Coast men threatened with being raped, fed to pigs near Millmerran

'Charlotte' enjoying a bath at Jonai Farm - a farm that produces ?ethically raised pork? Photo Tammi Jonas

A Darling Downs couple in their 30s have been found guilty of threatening to rape and feed two men to their pigs, after holding them at gunpoint.

Gold Coast Suns get the finals Blues

Matthew Shaw of the Suns reacts after their defeat during the round 20 AFL match.

Greg Buckle Gold Coast had a lot to play for but the young Suns let slip a golden opportunity on Saturday as they crashed to a 39-point AFL loss to Carlton at Etihad Stadium.

Man plunges from Gold Coast cliff

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Anne-Louise Brown A man who plunged 20 metres off a Gold Coast cliff has been left with multiple fractures.

Social media pans Gold Coast Games promo

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The curtain has come down on the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, but not before Australia sold itself to the world with the same enthusiasm as "a Herbal Essences advert on acid".

Gold Coast homeless rate soaring

Tony Moore The number of homeless people on the Gold Coast has soared, with a local charity recording up to 40 families living in cars, about 400 “rough sleepers” and a total of 4500 homeless people...

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Shiver me timbers: Man flees police from Gold Coast pirate park

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Kristian Silva A man who fled into a Gold Coast creek after allegedly running from police at a pirate-themed playground has been arrested after a lengthy chase.

Four cars stolen from Gold Coast dealership

A fence was destroyed when thieves stole four cars from Nerang Car City.

Kristian Silva Thieves destroy fence to escape with $100,000 worth of vehicles.

Gold Coast surf comp should have been delayed: inquest

Killed lifesaver Matthew Barclay

A Workplace Health and Safety inspector says a surf lifesaving race that claimed the life of a teenage competitor should have been postponed.

Machete bandit chased off with broom on Gold Coast

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Kristian Silva Gold Coast convenience store staff throw kitchen utensils and broom.

Gold Coast police TV series accused of being government PR campaign

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BRISBANE, July 30 AAP - Queensland's police minister says he did not authorise a new TV series about crime fighting on the Gold Coast, amid claims the government is using senior police to push its...

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