Kathleen Skene, Gold Coast Bulletin

Kathleen Skene

Gold Coast Bulletin


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Past articles by Kathleen:

LIVE: Remembering Coast icon Max Christmas

COUNCIL officers have closed Surfers Paradise Boulevard as people gather near the sun-soaked beach to farewell real estate icon Mac Christmas. → Read More

Borobi Games mascot sales fly in the face of concerns over low tourist numbers on the Gold Coast

GAMES bosses and Minister Kate Jones have bragged about selling $3.6 million worth of Borobi toys while dismissing the concerns of local traders as over exaggerated. → Read More

Commonwealth Games 2018: Palace issue statement over ‘bored’ Camilla

PANICKED palace officials have gone into damage control — issuing an extraordinary public statement to deny the Duchess of Cornwall was bored during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. → Read More

Gold Coast weather could change from hot to stormy with possible heavy rain at Helensvale

STEAMY hot conditions may give way to thunderstorms and heavy rain in some parts of the Gold Coast later today. → Read More

Movie World release ad ahead of DC Rivals Hypercoaster launch next week on Gold Coast

A CACKLING Joker, malevolent on a stormy sky, opens the thunderous new promo for Movie Worlds long-awaited DC Rivals Hypercoaster. → Read More

Tweed Shire Mayor Katie Milne wants ILS work to stop immediately at Gold Coast Airport

TWEED Mayor Katie Milne has called an emergency council meeting to stop construction of Gold Coast Airports instrument landing system — just three days after the start of construction was announced. → Read More

One mystery Keno winner has come forward — but another Gold Coaster just won $1m

ARE you the second mystery Gold Coast millionaire in three days? → Read More

He’s been holed up in Tasmania, but this alleged Gold Coast fraudster’s luck has finally run out

A FORMER Gold Coast developer at the centre of an alleged ponzi scam has been nabbed at Brisbane airport and charged with multiple fraud and dishonesty offences worth millions of dollars. → Read More

90 per cent of tracks have been built for second stage of Gold Coast light rail

LIGHT rail stage two is on track to take its first passengers in the next six months, with mostly fine weather allowing construction to power ahead. → Read More

Lifetime crim Zac Cree sentenced to 42 years jail. So why will he be free this year?

A LIFETIME criminal who’s been in and out of jail since he was a child was sentenced to jail time of more than 42 years today — but he’ll be released this November. → Read More

State Government continues to hide which Gold Coast buildings contain flammable cladding

GOLD Coast highrise residents have no way of knowing whether their homes contain the same flammable material implicated in this weeks fatal Grenfell Tower fire in London. → Read More

John Muntz Bridge to stay closed as engineers work out how to stop it washing away again

A KEY road connecting homes and businesses on the northern suburbs remains closed, more than two months after Cyclone Debbie washed it away. → Read More

A prominent Gold Coast businessman has launched an attack on anti-development groups

VETERAN businessman Terry Morris says he is sick of troglodytes protesting development on the Gold Coast, saying groups lobbying against development of The Spit should get with the real world. → Read More

How Gold Coast roads will change for Commonwealth Games

ROADS from Hope Island to Coolangatta will have dedicated Games-only lanes, new signs and signal changes under plans to ensure athletes and officials dont get caught in traffic jams for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. → Read More

Gold Coast businesses given action plan to help avoid 2018 Commonwealth Games gridlock

LOCAL businesses have been asked to keep their staff off the roads as Commonwealth Games organisers work to minimise the impact of six million extra trips on Gold Coast roads during the event. → Read More

Gold Coast monorail track slowly leaves Broadbeach skyline after 27 years

AFTER 27 years as a striking part of the Broadbeach landscape, the monorail track is vanishing from its lofty location over the Gold Coast Highway. → Read More

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games athlete’s village progress revealed in remarkable timelapse

INCREDIBLE time-lapse footage has revealed the progress of the last piece of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games puzzle — the athletes village. → Read More

Mayor Tom Tate says proposed Gold Coast cruise terminal has leapt ‘biggest hurdle’ on way to approval

MAYOR Tom Tate says he has cleared the biggest hurdle towards approval of his cruise ship terminal with the Federal Government confirming the project had cleared national environment laws. → Read More

Federal Environment Department gives green light to Gold Coast cruise terminal

THE Federal Government has ruled the Gold Coast Councils proposal for a cruise ship terminal does not require further assessment under national environment laws — as long as they take measures to protect whales, dugongs and turtles. → Read More

Budget: Millions for Gold Coast

MORE than 45 million in spending on the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games has been unveiled in tonights federal budget. → Read More