March 2020

Published a story 28th Mar 2020 1:07 PM

Three teens have been arrested over a series of break and enters targeting Gold Coast businesses already hit by the downturn.

Three teens arrested over break and enters

Three teens have been arrested over a series of break and enters targeting Gold Coast businesses already hit by the downturn.

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 6:40 AM

Authorities are preparing for at least a quarter of Gold Coasters – about 140,000 people – to be infected by COVID-19 by the end of September.

Coronavirus: 140,000 locals to be infected in six months

Authorities are preparing for at least a quarter of Gold Coasters – about 140,000 people – to be infected by COVID-19 by the end of September.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 7:15 AM

Medical leaders say the State Government is playing Russian roulette with lives by ignoring its own advice to hold the council elections this weekend.

‘Going ahead with local elections could cost us lives’

Medical leaders say the State Government is playing Russian roulette with lives by ignoring its own advice to hold the council elections this weekend.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 1:08 PM

Valuable touchless thermometers used to detect fevers are being stolen from Gold Coast medical clinics, leaving many doctors with no way to screen patients.

Vital medical supplies stolen from clinics

Valuable touchless thermometers used to detect fevers are being stolen from Gold Coast medical clinics, leaving many doctors with no way to screen patients.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 9:06 AM

Gold Coast teachers have vented their frustration after the Prime Minister last night insisted schools should stay open despite dwindling numbers.

‘This is just ridiculous ... close the schools’

Gold Coast teachers have vented their frustration after the Prime Minister last night insisted schools should stay open despite dwindling numbers.

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 7:43 AM

Exhausted Gold Coast Health workers have been spat at, threatened with violence and refused entry to shops while fighting the global coronavirus pandemic.

Virus fears: Exhausted nurses spat at, threatened

Exhausted Gold Coast Health workers have been spat at, threatened with violence and refused entry to shops while fighting the global coronavirus pandemic.

Published a story 21st Mar 2020 7:28 AM

Parents are furious a sick principal was ineligible for COVID-19 testing and a mum is also petitioning to have her ill daughter tested.

A mum is petitioning for her sick child to be virus tested

Parents are furious a sick principal was ineligible for COVID-19 testing and a mum is also petitioning to have her ill daughter tested.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 7:08 AM

Gold Coast coronavirus cases have quickly doubled and it is now the state’s hotspot for “community” transmission.

Virus spread among Coast residents sparks economic warning

Gold Coast coronavirus cases have quickly doubled and it is now the state’s hotspot for “community” transmission.

Published a story 19th Mar 2020 7:04 AM

"The next day I felt I'm dying - I couldn't move at all. You feel you might never get well. You might die and don't see your loved ones again."

Virus patient tells: 'You feel you might never get well.'

"The next day I felt I'm dying - I couldn't move at all. You feel you might never get well. You might die and don't see your loved ones again."

Published a story 18th Mar 2020 7:29 AM

A Queensland doctor wants much stricter measures put in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Doctor calls for school and public toilet closures

A Queensland doctor wants much stricter measures put in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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