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Suspicious car seen outside Darling Downs school

  Police investigations are ongoing after a suspicious vehicle was noticed near a school on the Darling Downs. Kingsthorpe State School sent a letter to families after an occupant of a faded red sedan allegedly approached a student and attempted to get them in the car. City Patrol Group Acting Inspector Craig Berry...

Man critically injured after machinery falls on him

(Photo: Queensland Ambulance Service.) A man has been critically injured after a piece of machinery fell on him at a Greenmount property outside of Toowoomba.  It happened at a private residence around 11 this morning. Stephen Johns from Queensland Ambulance says 50-year-old suffered several injuries when the digger fell off its tracks:  "As the...

Teenage girl missing from Harristown

Police believe a teenage girl missing from Harristown (above and below) maybe travelling with a man in the Murwillumbah area. The 13-year-old disappeared from a Talbot Street address around 11pm on Wednesday. Police hold concerns for her welfare due to her age. She is described as having a fair complexion, around 155cms tall...

BREAKING NEWS: Former Ipswich Council CEO Carl Wulff jailed

(Photo: Courier-Mail) Former Ipswich Council CEO Carl Wulff (pictured above) has been sentenced to five years jail after accepting bribes worth $240,000 . Wulff was sentenced in the Brisbane District Court this morning after pleading guilty in December last year.  It's understood the kickbacks were paid to Wulff by a landfill company. Chief Judge...

Sufferers of Coal Mine Dust Diseases head to Brisbane in protest.

Victims of coal mine dust diseases are set to rally in Brisbane, calling on B.H.P to establish a fund for Black Lung, Silicosis and Pneumoconiosis sufferers. The Mine Dust Diseases Victims Group says they want to meet with executives, after writing to the company, and not receiving a response. According to C.F.M.E.U...

No let-up for firies at the scene of a large Southern Downs bush-blaze.

Rural Fire Service crews will continue to monitor a large, out-of-control bush-fire on the Southern Downs, which has decimated more than 19,100 hectares near the State border. Firefighters were at the seat of the blaze near Wallangarra last night, with more crews returning to the area today, to stop it from...

A Dad's torment over the conduct of a Southern Downs online troll.

An outraged father, who's daughter was forced to move interstate, has slammed the justice system for failing him, after a teenage hacker who "tore his family apart", was released on probation. The parent, whose full name could not be disclosed in order to protect the identity of his teenage daughter, said...

Freedom short-lived for offender, after Salisbury armed robbery.

Police have charged a man, following an alleged armed robbery in Salisbury last night. It's alleged at around 6:15 p.m., the male entered a Toohey Road convenience store, and snatched a knife from the shop, before making demands for cash. The staff member complied, handing over a sum of money, before the...

Fears for girl missing from Buccan

(Photo: Supplied QPS) A young girl is missing from Buccan in the Logan area. The 12 year old was last seen around midday today  near the Loganlea Railway Station, walking towards Loganlea Road. Police hold concerns for the girl’s welfare due to her age and because she suffers from a medical condition. The girl...

Ipswich MP says the city could have a 'thriving' waste related industry

(Photo: Pixabay licence. Free for commercial use. No attribution required.) Ipswich MP Jennifer Howard has thrown her support behind the Waste Levy telling Parliament the city could be the centre of a recycling and resource-recovery industry. Ms Howard  blamed the three and half million tonnes trucked from interstate into Ipswich in the...
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