Leah Fineran | July 1st, 2010 | GOLD COAST NEWS
A BOAT driver whose girlfriend fell overboard and was hacked to death by a propeller on the Gold Coast has been fined $2000 after being found guilty of unsafe operation of a shipbut not guilty of causing her death.
Bill Potts is interviewed by Channel 9’s “A Current Affair” – after Susan Falls is acquitted by a jury – acting in self-defence when shooting her abusive husband – 29 June 2010. In a confronting interview on A Current Affair, Gold Coast mother of four Susan Falls reveals how and why she shot dead her husband. It was a dramatic end to an abusive marriage but domestic violence workers warn other women are living nightmares of their own. Brendan Hocking: A glimpse inside the tortured world of a beaten wife and mother, pushed beyond breaking point. Susan Falls: “He forced me. He pushed...Continue reading
Leah Fineran | June 17th, 2010 | Gold Coast News
A P-PLATER driving a car jammed with eight intoxicated teenagers almost killed his friends when the car overturned at Pacific Pines.
Passenger Mark Bates were hanging out of the window when the Holden Jackaroo flipped and was trapped between the car and the road as the vehicle slid 15 metres.
Emmaline Stigwood | June 10th, 2010 | Gold Coast Bulletin
Tira Tararo (mother of the victim) and Stewart Kaiaruna (uncle of victim) outside court yesterday.
SUNDAY nights at Fishos were known for their live music, lax dress codes and good times — until a man died on the boardwalk out the front.
A woman is suing for $140,000 in personal injury damages after one of her high heels got caught on the edge of the step of a Gold Coast football club’s courtesy bus.
Fiona Purchase, 53, filed the claim against the Southport Australian Rules Football Club Pty Ltd in the Supreme Court in Brisbane last week.
Bill Potts argues No! Drug drivers shouldn’t face tougher penalties than drink drivers.
The Sunday Mail | April 11, 2010 | Page 57.
Before there is a knee-jerk reaction, we need to improve the technology and the testing of drug drivers so the courts can see the levels of effect of drugs on people stopped by the police.