Menu
News

Siege as man threatens to blow himself up

POLICE on the Gold Coast are negotiating with a man who has reportedly poured petrol around a home in Gaven and is threatening to set it alight. 

Officers have cordoned off surrounding streets and motorists and pedestrians are being advised to avoid the area  Castlehill Drive to the north, Banyula Drive to the east, Dewberry Lane to the west and the end of the cul-de-sac on Columbine Way, News Corp reports. 

It has been reported the incident is domestic violence related. 

Topics:  editors picks gold coast siege



Like fish or fishing? Be prepared to pay a sole lot more

SELL-OFF CLAIM: Cooloola Coast fishers say Queensland's wild fish resource could soon be sold off, possibly to monopoly or even overseas interests.

Fishers fear 'hidden resource sell-out' under looming rule changes

Popular Gympie supermarket to close its doors next month

A Gympie supermarket will close its doors for 10 days next month,

The supermarket will remain closed for 10 days

Regional school's numbers surge thanks to one family

THREE TIMES THE CHARM: Indica, Tywin and Phoenix Blake, surrounded by parents Linda and Ash, are about to give a huge boost to Woolooga State School's student numbers.

Record-breaking year ahead for small country school.

Local Partners