Baby turtles are being “trapped” in oceans off Queensland and around Australia where they are feasting on smorgasbords of plastic waste, putting their lives at risk.
Police have seized 36 weapons from axes to knuckle dusters and arrested 63 people in the first three months of random metal-detector checks to crackdown on knife-crime on the Gold Coast.
It’s fair to say she’s a bit of a fan, and on Saturday former Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce will not only open an exhibition that she has curated of her friend and one of Australia’s greatest landscape painters, William Robinson, but release her own playlist to accompany it.
NSW and Victoria lockdowns have proved Queensland’s live music gain, with singer-songwriter Paul Kelly leading a move by artists to replace gigs that have become Covid casualties with more Queensland performances.
It may well be one of the best-paid, most appealing jobs in one of the world’s best lifestyle locations – but the role as City of Gold Coast chief executive is also proving one of the most difficult to fill.
Plans for high-rise cemeteries offering a tomb with a view may have been put to rest, but the Gold Coast is still looking outside the box to deal with a shortage of burial space.
Driverless buses will soon be trundling to The Spit on the Gold Coast, with Mayor Tom Tate calling the autonomous transport safe as houses.