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Dreamworld safety head criticises management problems, lack of funding

Dreamworld safety head criticises management problems, lack of funding

Angus Hutchings slapped not "particularly effective" reporting, saying for some risks "everyone thought it was someone else's responsibility."

  • by Aaron Bunch

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Thousands of books go missing from SEQ libraries
Gold Coast

Thousands of books go missing from SEQ libraries

Figures show 75,000 items missing or stolen from SEQ library shelves.

  • by Alison Brown
Shopping centre Santas don't need blue cards
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Shopping centre Santas don't need blue cards

Government must close loophole to safeguard children: child protection advocates.

  • by Alison Brown
'I'm shaking': Gold Coast retiree wins $60 million Powerball jackpot
Gold Coast

'I'm shaking': Gold Coast retiree wins $60 million Powerball jackpot

It is the second-largest division one prize ever won in an Australian lottery, only topped by a $70 million Powerball prize won in 2016.

  • by Toby Crockford
PM's light rail pledge only 16 per cent of total cost: Bailey
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PM's light rail pledge only 16 per cent of total cost: Bailey

It comes after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced $112 million in federal funding for the next stage of the Gold Coast light rail.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Queensland man jailed for convincing wife to kill herself
Gold Coast

Queensland man jailed for convincing wife to kill herself

A man who convinced his wife to kill herself so he could use her life insurance has been sentenced to at least five years behind bars in a landmark outcome.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
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Judge concerned as bottom push ends in assault plea
Gold Coast

Judge concerned as bottom push ends in assault plea

Judge Catherine Muir said she was "very uncomfortable" and at a loss to understand how it had to got to the point of the woman having to plead guilty.

  • by Ed Jackson
Gold Coast bar owner jokes about woman's drink-spiking complaint
Gold Coast

Gold Coast bar owner jokes about woman's drink-spiking complaint

The woman who was ridiculed by a Gold Coast bar owner has shared her side of the story, calling out Remi Broadway was his bad behaviour.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
Push for Indy to return to the Gold Coast in 2020
Gold Coast

Push for Indy to return to the Gold Coast in 2020

The Indy has been absent from the Gold Coast for a decade but the government has recruited Will Power in a bid to get it back.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Croatian captain who fell foul of visa laws has racing yacht seized on Gold Coast
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Croatian captain who fell foul of visa laws has racing yacht seized on Gold Coast

Court rejects claims mariner didn’t know about Australia’s visa laws.

  • by Alison Brown
Queensland government flags superyachts in The Spit development plan
Gold Coast

Queensland government flags superyachts in The Spit development plan

Berths for boats longer than 80 metres as well as parks, an underwater sculpture garden and a controversial ocean-side cruise ship terminal have been flagged.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher