A soldier from Enoggerah was attacked on the Gold Coast over the weekend. Joe Arnold, 22 and a veteran of East Timor and Afghanistan with 6RAR, is on life support and has not regained consciousness after he was attacked by three men in Surfers Paradise.
Earlier an intellectually impaired couple were attacked by three men and it is suspected that these are the three who attacked Pte Arnold.
Three men are being sought by police.
What is it today with mindless violence? What is driving this from our youth? Have they become desensitised by television, or other things? I'm sure there wasn't this level of mindless violence twenty, thirty, forty years ago.