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Amal Clooney has designer bag named after her

Amal Clooney has designer bag named after her | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
AMAL Clooney is officially a fashion icon. George Clooney’s Mrs has joined the likes of Jane Birkin, Alexa Chung, Cara Delevigne & Kate Moss with her very own namesake bag. Italian accessories brand Ballin has named a classic leather tote “Amal” in honour of the British law... http://bit.ly/1qh73EJ
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Pacific View estate to finally have future decided

Pacific View estate to finally have future decided | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
ALMOST ten years after the first development application was lodged, the fate of the proposed Pacific View Estate in Worongary will be decided. Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney has decided to ‘call in’ the project. “Nine years have passed since t... http://bit.ly/1zxxC9r
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Vending machine decides what you eat

Vending machine decides what you eat | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
Do you have the 3pm afternoon cravings for a chocolate bar? Those cravings could soon be denied when you are required to get the ‘approval’ by a vending machine. Yes, you heard right… customers could soon be denied the ability to purchase snacks from vending machines based on... http://bit.ly/1r13Byy
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Police nab alleged child predator

Police nab alleged child predator | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
GOLD Coast parents are being reminded to keep an eye on their child’s online activity these holidays, after an alleged predator was nabbed by Police.  The 47-year-old from Victoria was arrested at Brisbane Airport on Wednesday night. It’s alleged he was travelling to Queensland to eng... http://bit.ly/1wMZi9r
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Sony cancels release of film after hacker threats

Sony cancels release of film after hacker threats | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
SONY has decided to cancel the release of the new Seth Rogen and James Franco film “The Interview” which was set to be released this Christmas, following threats made by hackers. The Sony hack began in late November when its computer systems were brought down by hackers who stole... http://bit.ly/1wMYdOL
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Warnings of crowded decks this xmas

Warnings of crowded decks this xmas | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
If you’re planning on celebrating Christmas with family and friends by gathering for lunch on your deck or watching the New Years fireworks from your balcony you may want to double check that it can hold your weight. Robert Caulfield, a Melbourne based Architect specialising in designing s... http://bit.ly/1wMTeOc
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Of rising tides and decepticons

Of rising tides and decepticons | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
IN 2011 I was in a remote central Queensland town which was completely cut off from the rest of Australia due to floodwater. It was business as normal for the first week – then resources started becoming scarce. There were two petrol stations in the town, and one owner decided to take advantage o... http://bit.ly/1DQ0z5R
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A stormy night ahead of a storm day for SE Qld

A stormy night ahead of a storm day for SE Qld | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
A SEVERE thunderstorm warning for damaging wind, heavy rainfall and large hailstones is current for parts of Ipswich, the Scenic Rim, Southern Downs and Lockyer Valley areas.  The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 11:35pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Cunninghams G... http://bit.ly/1vYZfDB
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Police praised after suspect with "edged weapons" detained on the Gold Coast

Police praised after suspect with "edged weapons" detained on the Gold Coast | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
POLICE have prevented a potentially dangerous situation from unfolding on the Gold Coast following the arrest of a suspicious man armed with “edged weapons”. The Queensland Police Service released a statement on Wednesday afternoon confirming the incident and commended the officers i... http://bit.ly/1GOzVqi
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Australia's largest trampoline park opens on the Gold Coast

Australia's largest trampoline park opens on the Gold Coast | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA’S indoor trampoline park obsession has reached new heights with the opening of the country’s largest venue on the Gold Coast. Air Factory – which boasts 4,700sqm of bouncing space across 140 trampolines – will open its doors in Burleigh on Thursday, with equipment to cater for eve... http://bit.ly/1uRizCl
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Gold Coast swelters through summer scorcher ahead of severe storm forecast

Gold Coast swelters through summer scorcher ahead of severe storm forecast | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
GOLD Coasters have sweltered through scorching temperatures above 35C today ahead of forecast thunderstorms. The mercury peaked at 36.9C at the Gold Coast Seaway just after midday – the highest recorded at the seaway since January 4 this year when temperatures hit 33.4C. The Bureau of ... http://bit.ly/16rvE0S
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Gold Coasters struggle as power knocks out air conditioning

Gold Coasters struggle as power knocks out air conditioning | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
HUNDREDS across the Gold Coast are struggling without the power to keep the air conditioning on, with power outages in two suburbs during the extreme heat. 180 people are without power in Surfers Paradise. Energex says a power issue in Ferny Ave is to blame and crews are on their way. A power... http://bit.ly/1BUocW8
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Monkey could delay filming for Pirates Of The Caribbean

Monkey could delay filming for Pirates Of The Caribbean | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
PIRATES of The Caribbean could be delayed for weeks thanks to one monkey. The multi-million dollar film is due to start shooting on the Gold Coast in February but could now see delays as one of the main characters, a monkey named jack, could be held up in Quarantine. Australia’s strict... http://bit.ly/1BUk20u
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Reasearch proves women are more empathetic toward their partner than men

Reasearch proves women are more empathetic toward their partner than men | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
WOMEN may long have suspected it to be the case, but large-scale research by Griffith University and the University of Queensland has found women are more empathetic toward their partners than men. Dr Cindy Mervin from Griffith Health Institute’s Centre for Applied Health Economics and Professor ... http://bit.ly/1BU2Msf
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Stars line up for Kyomi launch at Jupiters

Stars line up for Kyomi launch at Jupiters | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
JUPITERS Hotel & Casino has launched its brand new Japanese restaurant and bar Kiyomi by hosting a glamorous star-studded celebrity and media cocktail event overnight. The Veronicas (Lisa & Jess Origliasso), Ricki Lee Coulter, Pete Murray, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Pamela Stephenson... http://bit.ly/1r14Mht
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Locals urged to be safe when heading outdoors these holidays

Locals urged to be safe when heading outdoors these holidays | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
EACH year during the holiday season, State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers are called on to assist with searches for people who were not adequately prepared for outdoor activities.   Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Lee Johnson is urging bushwalkers and trail bike ... http://bit.ly/1r12yOR
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Kiyomi launches at Jupiters Hotel & Casino

Kiyomi launches at Jupiters Hotel & Casino | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
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House boat on fire in Broadwater

House boat on fire in Broadwater | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
AUTHORTIES are rushing to a house boat which is reportedly on fire in the Broadwater. It’s understood there’s large amounts of thick, black smoke coming from the boat coming from the boat, which is said to be on the western side of Wavebreak Island. Authorities are unsure if anyone... http://bit.ly/1wMVfde
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Billions set to be spent boxing day

Billions set to be spent boxing day | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
If you’re planning on hitting the shops this boxing day have your comfy shoes at the ready because new research has revealed millions of people are set to face the crowds and bag a post Christmas bargain, with an estimated 16.1 billion dollars to be spent. Shoppers are expected to spend bi... http://bit.ly/13cHBFV
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Broadbeach monorail reopens

Broadbeach monorail reopens | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
THE Broadbeach monorail is back in action today after being closed off for over a year. It’ll finally start making the journey from the Oasis shopping centre to Jupiters Casino, after closing for serious repairs in October last year. Management were forced to close off the monorail after a... http://bit.ly/16tPUiq
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Seven of the worst Christmas gifts ever

Seven of the worst Christmas gifts ever | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
Michael Jackson cologne. Not only do I heed the distinct difference between cologne and perfume, but if I did want to smell like a dude, it would not be MJ (pre or post death). Adding to the insult was the fact that this gift was from the dollar store, and it turned out I was acutely allergic... http://bit.ly/1wK2bYC
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Bikie taskforce raids six Gold Coast properties

Bikie taskforce raids six Gold Coast properties | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
DETECTIVES today raided six Gold Coast properties linked to the Mongols bikie gang, arresting three men and seizing a large stash of meth and steroids, a shot gun, pump action rifle and a smoke grenade.  Task Force Maxima Gold Coast based officers together with police from Gold Coast Rapid Ac... http://bit.ly/1GOy1pD
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Cheap flights for new Gold Coast-Perth service

Cheap flights for new Gold Coast-Perth service | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
GOLD Coasters will soon be able to fly direct to Western Australia with Jetstar announcing the return of the Gold Coast-Perth service. Suspended in 2013 due to lack of demand, the low-cost airline will reinstate the direct service from Coolangatta on 26 March, 2015. One-way tickets are curr... http://bit.ly/1wIWXMP
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Gold Coast leukaemia patient Kate Carlyle finds donor after worldwide search

Gold Coast leukaemia patient Kate Carlyle finds donor after worldwide search | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
GOLD Coaster Kate Carlyle is one tough lady. After battling breast cancer for five years, the former Hot Tomato journalist was recently diagnosed with Acute Myloid Leukaemia. She has spent the past month in the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital undergoing chemotherapy and waiting for... http://bit.ly/13vVeAB
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What you need to know about floodwater and drain safety

What you need to know about floodwater and drain safety | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
WITH storm season already underway, firefighters are reminding locals and tourists about floodwater and drain safety. Today, along with City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) swift water rescue technicians demonstrated some of the advanced manoeuvres... http://bit.ly/1BUmWSQ
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More artists added to Bluesfest Byron Bay 2015 line-up

More artists added to Bluesfest Byron Bay 2015 line-up | Gold Coast | Scoop.it
BLUESFEST Byron Bay has today added more artists to its growing 2015 line up. Artists added to the lineup include: Bluesfest Announce # 5 includes: Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires Augie March Donavon Frankenreiter Melbourne Ska Orchestra Justin Townes Earle Declan Kelly Presents Diesel... http://bit.ly/1BUbSFt
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