Australian Olympic snowboarder Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin dead aged 32 | ABC News

Australian Winter Olympian Alex Pullin has drowned while spearfishing on the Gold Coast. The 32-year-old world champion was pulled from the water unconscious and couldn’t be saved. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-08/queensland-olympian-alex-pullin-drowns-spearfishing-on-goldcoast/12434974 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE … Read more Australian Olympic snowboarder Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin dead aged 32 | ABC News

Whale freed from Australian shark nets

A whale tangled in shark nets was released by rescuers off Australia’s Gold Coast. It’s the third whale to be freed in just three days Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: … Read more Whale freed from Australian shark nets

Two humpback whales rescued off Australian coast

Two humpback whales tangled in shark nets were freed by rescuers off Australia’s Gold Coast on June 19. It took about two hours to release the adult and calf whales. The two whales, one with some netting still attached, were eventually freed and both swam away. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Two humpback whales rescued off Australian coast

International students on Gold Coast facing hardship but too scared to return home | ABC News

An international student on the Gold Coast says he is on the brink of poverty because coronavirus job losses have forced too many competitors into his regular occupation as a food delivery driver. Until two months ago, Brazilian Joao Castro was self-sufficient, earning enough delivering app-based food orders to support himself through his English language … Read more International students on Gold Coast facing hardship but too scared to return home | ABC News

The AFL to resume its season | 7.30

After two and a half long months for football fans, the AFL returns tomorrow night. In order to revive the multi-billion dollar juggernaut amid the pandemic, players from four teams are being asked to live in quarantine hubs on the Gold Coast. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-11/afl-players-prepare-to-head-into-hub-as-season-kicks-off/12341898 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more The AFL to resume its season | 7.30

Teen girls to be charged with murder over Gold Coast balcony death | ABC News

Two teenage girls will be charged with the murder and torture of Cian English, 19, who fell to his death from a Gold Coast apartment. Mr English’s body was found at the bottom of the View Pacific Resort in Surfers Paradise just after 3:00am on Saturday May 23. Police said he had been staying at … Read more Teen girls to be charged with murder over Gold Coast balcony death | ABC News

Police charge three men with murder over the death of a man in Surfers Paradise | ABC News

Gold Coast police charge three men with murder over the death of a 19-year-old man in Surfers Paradise on Saturday morning. Read more here: https://ab.co/3bSPG5S For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News … Read more Police charge three men with murder over the death of a man in Surfers Paradise | ABC News

Qld film industry says ‘show will go on’, but local producers finding it hard to survive | ABC news

The Queensland film industry became one of the first casualties of COVID-19 when Hollywood actor Tom Hanks contracted the virus shooting his latest film on the Gold Coast. Industry insiders say Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic is still committed to production, however local producers might not survive the longer things remain in limbo. Read more here: … Read more Qld film industry says ‘show will go on’, but local producers finding it hard to survive | ABC news

Humpback whale off Gold Coast beach freed from shark nets by man in tinny | ABC news

A recreational diver who freed a young whale caught in shark nets off the Gold Coast this morning says it’s “fair enough” he received a fine, but Fisheries Minister says investigation is ongoing. Read more here: https://ab.co/2ycofGi For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 … Read more Humpback whale off Gold Coast beach freed from shark nets by man in tinny | ABC news

AFL to return on June 11 with WA and SA clubs to relocate to Gold Coast | ABC News

After nearly eight weeks of no footy, the AFL is finally set to bounce back. The home and away season will resume on June 11. However, the deal was only done after the West Australian and South Australian clubs agreed to relocate to the Gold Coast. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-15/coronavirus-afl-2020-season-restart-on-june-11/12243778 For more from ABC News, … Read more AFL to return on June 11 with WA and SA clubs to relocate to Gold Coast | ABC News

Gold Coast beaches for sale? City’s Mayor open to commercialisation of its sandy strip | ABC News

For the longest time businesses on the Gold Coast have stopped at the sand, not allowed to trade on its golden beaches. But that line in the sand is about to be crossed with tourism and civic leaders keen for a trial run, saying the city needs to re-imagine itself in a post-COVID world. Read … Read more Gold Coast beaches for sale? City’s Mayor open to commercialisation of its sandy strip | ABC News

In again, out again: NRL shifts position on flu vax for players | ABC News

Three Gold Coast Titans players, including Bryce Cartwright, have been stood down for refusing to have a flu shot only a day after the NRL announced its revised stance on vaccinations. Image AAP: Dave Hunt Read more here: https://ab.co/35Spya5 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more In again, out again: NRL shifts position on flu vax for players | ABC News

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Friday 10 April | ABC News

As the Easter long weekend begins, Australians are urged to lock in the gains against coronavirus by staying home. Latest figures show the shutdowns are bearing fruit, with Australia recording its lowest rise in infections in almost a month – with 96 new cases recorded yesterday. In the United States, New York continues to be … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Friday 10 April | ABC News

Coronavirus: QLD beaches close as Premier announces ‘health heroes’ package | ABC News

Several major beaches on Queensland’s Gold Coast will be off limits from Tuesday April 7 at midnight due to coronavirus concerns. The Queensland Government is putting into place a $17./5 million plan to help “health heroes”, by providing hotels for health care workers. Read more here: https://ab.co/2UZJEtO 0:32- Announcement three Gold Coast beaches are closed … Read more Coronavirus: QLD beaches close as Premier announces ‘health heroes’ package | ABC News

Five-metre albino Burmese python captured from suburban Gold Coast home

This giant albino Burmese python, believed to be over five metres in length and weighing more than 80kg, is captured at a home in Oxenford, Queensland, on 22 March. Veteran snake handler Tony Harrison says it’s the biggest he has seen in his 27-year career. ‘The poor old lady who opened the front door to … Read more Five-metre albino Burmese python captured from suburban Gold Coast home