After 47 years patrolling some of the world’s most famous beaches, the Gold Coast chief lifeguard officially watched over his last surf break and the raising of the red and yellow beach flags today.
New Gold Coast beach and hinterland experiences are likely to be turbo-charged by south east Queensland being named the 2032 Olympic and Paralympics preferred host candidate.
Dr John Gerrard has been on the frontline of Queensland’s COVID-19 response. Unlike his days spent fighting ebola in Africa, Gerrard will today be protected with a vaccine.
Anti-vaxxer police and hotel quarantine officers are expected to be removed from front-line coronavirus duties as Queensland’s non-compulsory vaccine roll-out began today on the Gold Coast.
Hikers would be permanently banned from climbing Mt Warning between the Gold Coast and Byron Bay under an Uluru-like ban to be brought in next year, according to revelations in government documents.
If it’s “not the shoes you stand in, but what you stand for”, gender equality could be the third-term legacy of Australia’s most successful female politician, writes Katrina Beikoff