WEATHER: 4 WEEKS, 4 HEAT WAVES

PHOTO: Heidi Lambert captured this shot at Old Bar Beach. We are now entering our 3rd heat wave in as many weeks. The next change comes through late Wednesday into Thursday across the region. We ...
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FIRE TRUCK CRASHES INTO TRAM IN SURFERS PARADISE

The Gold Coast's GLINK service was today shut down after a fire truck crashed into a tram. It's the first derailment in the light rail's 2.5 years of operation ...
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GOLD COAST TRAM DERAILED AFTER COLLIDING WITH FIRE TRUCK

A tram driver and two emergency services personnel have been hospitalised after a crash between a tram and a fire truck on the Gold Coast. The collision occured shortly before 8am on the corner of ...
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WOMAN CRITICAL AFTER GOLD COAST TRAFFIC CRASH

A traffic crash on the Gold Coast overnight has left a woman in a critical condition. Shortly before 11pm, a female rider and her male passenger were travelling on a powered bicycle on Yodelay Street ...
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19-YEAR-OLD TO FACE COURT AFTER TAXI STOLEN ON THE GOLD COAST

A teenager will appear in court this week, after a taxi driver was assaulted on the Gold Coast. Police say three men entered a taxi on Laver Drive in Robina shortly before three o'clock this ...
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SURF REPORT: FRIDAY JANUARY 13, 2017

The early morning will be the pick for hunting down some waves. Try to get in before the big high tide swallows the swell. There'll be morning off shore winds as well for most areas ...
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WEATHER: COOLING DOWN ACROSS THE WEEKEND

Tonight is going to be extremely hot as the change is too far away. During Saturday the southerly will begin to make its presence felt. As is moves in across northern NSW expect big storms ...
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HORROR 24 HOURS ON GOLD COAST ROADS

It's been a horror 24 hours on our roads ending in traffic chaos on the M1 at Coomera, with cars banked up for almost 10 kilometers. All northbound lanes were initially closed after a woman ...
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WEATHER: EXTREME HEAT

PHOTO: Snapped by Luke Lamont. The heatwave is set to peak tomorrow with the scorching hot low 40 degree temperatures set to sweep back in across the Hunter and Central Coast. Temperatures will also soar ...
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FIVE MEN CHARGED OVER ALLEGED GOLD COAST TORTURE

Five men have been charged over an alleged torture involving 16 people at a mechanic workshop on the Gold Coast. It's alleged a 26-year-old Loganholme man was held against his will at the Southport business ...
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GOLD COAST ROLLERCOASTER TO REMAIN CLOSED AFTER MALFUNCTION

A Movie World rollercoaster will remain closed today as the Gold Coast theme park investigates a malfunction that left patrons dangling for 90 minutes. Twenty thrillseekers were left stranded at the top of the Arkham ...
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GOLD COAST SWELTERS THROUGH HEATWAVE

We sweltered through a scorching day marking the start of a heatwave that's hitting the southeast. With school holiday crowds still flocking in droves to our beaches, lifeguards are urging caution in challenging conditions ...
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COOL CHANGE ON THE WAY BUT ONLY FOR SOME

Tonight's southerly change will continue to move up the coast during tomorrow delivering relief east of the Divide but the change is not strong enough to clear the heat inland across the NW Plains which ...
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WEATHER: EXTREMELY HOT TOMORROW

PHOTO: Greg Lilly snapped this shot at Berkeley Vale. Some extraordinary summer temperatures are expected across the majority of the broadcast region tomorrow. The mercury will climb into the high 30s and low 40s across ...
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PARTS OF GOLD COAST DRENCHED

Parts of the Coast have been drenched with more than 170 millimetres of rain, as a huge belt of storms moved across the South East. And we're being told, it's only just the beginning ...
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WEATHER: HEATWAVE ON THE WAY

PHOTO: Warren Leadbeatter captured this beauty at Boat Harbour, somewhere he says is "a little known spot for the locals and pets to hangout". It's been very hot inland across the NW Plains now that ...
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PAIR CHARGED OVER ALLEGED GOLD COAST SHOOTING

Two men on the Gold Coast have been charged in relation to the alleged shooting of a man yesterday. A man initially presented to a hospital early on Saturday morning with a non-life threatening gun-shot ...
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MAN SHOT IN THE FACE ON THE GOLD COAST

Police will investigate after a man presented to a Gold Coast hospital this morning with a non-life threatening gun-shot wound to the face. According to police, the man was driven to the hospital around 4am ...
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FAMILY HOME OF 35 YEARS DESTROYED BY FIRE

A family have escaped without injury after their home was destroyed by a fire on the Gold Coast overnight. It's believed the fire began around 9pm, with neighbours using garden hoses to battle the flames ...
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SOUTHPORT SECOND HAND CAR DEALERSHIP GOES UP IN FLAMES

A second hand car dealership in Southport has been gutted after fire tore through the property overnight. Fire investigators believe an electrical fault from a car battery is to blame ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – NORTHERN COASTAL SHOWERS SET TO CLEAR

The northern NSW coast and south-east Queensland have been suffering from constant cloud cover and showers. All this activity will give way to more heat during the second week of the new year. The north-west ...
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BURTON TOYOTA SURF REPORT – FUN WEEKEND AHEAD

We have another ok weekend of waves on the way. The swell should increase for northern NSW with a small spike expected in south-east Queensland. The winds will still be onshore as they begin to ...
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MAN TO FACE COURT OVER ALLEGED ASSAULT AND DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY

A man will face court today after he allegedly assaulted another man and held him against his will on the Gold Coast. Around 9.30am yesterday, emergency services responded to reports of an injured man at ...
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FIRE DESTROYS BOAT ON THE GOLD COAST

Police are investigating after a fire destroyed a boat on the Gold Coast this morning. Around 4am, emergency services responded to reports fire had engulfed a boat parked on the street outside of block of ...
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WEATHER: MORE COASTAL SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE TO COME

PHOTO: Taylor Beach by Robert Mcneil. Moist onshore winds will continue along the east coast causing a few small scattered showers with the cloud cover stealing a good percentage of our sunshine. The wet weather ...
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THIRD TEEN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGED ONE-PUNCH ATTACK

A third teenager has been charged over an alleged one-punch attack on the Gold Coast that has left a 21-year-old man in hospital. Thomas Dover was walking on Ferny Avenue at Surfers Paradise with a ...
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AUSTRALIA WARMER THAN AVERAGE IN 2016

Australia was warmer than average in 2016, with a national mean temperature 0.87 °C above average, and it was the fourth-warmest year on record, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s Annual Climate Statement. The country ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: CURRENT TREND SET TO CONTINUE

Moist onshore winds will continue along the east coast, causing a few small scattered showers with the cloud cover stealing a percentage of our sunshine. Remaining hot across the North-West ...
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TWO TEENS QUESTIONED OVER GOLD COAST ASSAULT

Two teenagers are being questioned by police after a serious assault on the Gold Coast early this morning. At about 2am, a 21-year-old man was punched in the back of the head on Ferny Avenue ...
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WEATHER: COOLER BUT HUMID FOR THE REGION

PHOTO: Darrell Williams snapped this beauty at Morpeth. Moist onshore winds will continue along the east coast causing a few small scattered showers and partly cloudy skies. It will remain fine and hot across the ...
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