Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games new tickets on sale

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games new tickets on sale

IN sporting parlance, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games chief Mark Peters is approaching the final turn. And Peters, the chief executive officer of Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Corporation, says he’s feeling humbly confident. “It’s just good to see things come to fruition, but never be over-confident about the next 140 days,” Peters said. “It’s a good space to be in at the moment.” Peters and his team are about to release around 100,000 “prime” tickets to previously sold out events at Gold Coast’s Games from April 4-15 next year. The tickets,…

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Australians are being warned not too overspend on their credit cards this Christmas

Australians are being warned not too overspend on their credit cards this Christmas

FRIVOLOUS Christmas shoppers are being warned to watch the massive amounts of credit card debt they are tipped to rack up this festive season leaving them with serious debt in 2018. With just five weeks to go until Christmas the annual spending bonanza has well and truly started and it’s expected keen shoppers will rack up $56 billion on credit in November and December or a whopping $3342 per person. Camera IconAustralians are tipped to spend $56 on credit cards in November and December this year. Picture: News LimitedPicture: News…

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Floods: How to stay safe when disaster strikes

Floods: How to stay safe when disaster strikes

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Are all Canberrans really public servants?

Are all Canberrans really public servants?

Kate Costello is a public servant in Canberra. Her parents were public servants and many of her friends are too. She wonders if that makes her a typical Canberran — wearing a lanyard and working in an Australian Government department. “I know that people outside of Canberra have the perception that all Canberrans work in the public service or for the government,” Kate said. “I am interested in finding out what the reality is.” Her feeling? It’s probably not as high as people think. “There’s going to be a lot…

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People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400

People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400

Not a used car, a piece of land, or an item of furniture. Not “merchandise” at all, but two human beings. One of the unidentified men being sold in the grainy cell phone video obtained by CNN is Nigerian. He appears to be in his twenties and is wearing a pale shirt and sweatpants. He has been offered up for sale as one of a group of “big strong boys for farm work,” according to the auctioneer, who remains off camera. Only his hand — resting proprietorially on the man’s…

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