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Police dog died while tracking offender in Harristown

(Photo: Sergeant Constable Trevor O'Neill with police dog Kaleb. Queensland Police Service.)  A police dog has died while tracking a suspect allegedly involved in a break and enter at Harristown on the weekend. PD Kaleb collapsed while looking for the offender through residential streets on Sunday morning. His handler, Sergeant Constable Trevor O'Neill, tried to...

LOGAN: Woman accused of wild police chase remanded in custody

A woman accused of leading police on a wild two hour chase through parts of Logan has been remanded in custody. Police allege that Tess Bromham ran red lights and crashed into cars at dangerous speeds during a pursuit in areas including Slacks Creek and Waterford West. The 23-year-old did apply for...

Cyclist seriously injured in crash at Underwood

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage of a bicycle and car crash at Underwood.  A 55-year-old man suffered serious head injuries after he was stuck by a Toyota Camry on Logan Road between 6:40 and 7:10 yesterday morning. The vehicle was exiting to Kingston Road at the time.  The...

Springfield Central touted for new indoor entertainment centre.

A development application for an indoor entertainment centre, that includes ten pin bowling lanes and a laser tag arena at Orion Sprinfield Central, is being considered by Ipswich City Council. The loss of 78 car-parks adjacent to the new centre may be the only potential sticking point...but Springfield residents have continuously...

Plenty of support for Blair's Member to retain his Shadow portfolio.

Queensland Labor M.P's are fighting to save a shadow Cabinet spot for the Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann, as New South Wales M.P's push for Kristina Keneally to be promoted over him. In a sign of tensions, Senator Anthony Chisholm and Oxley M.P Milton Dick have both demanded Mr.Neumann remain, to...

Insurers to cover the cost of Logan Council's legal bill (thankfully!)

Legal bills racked up by Logan’s sacked Councillors and its former Mayor as they battle fraud charges, will be covered by Council’s insurer...and not ratepayers. But while the ex-politicians have been guaranteed legal funding, several whistle-blowing former Councillors have told The Courier Mail...they were forced to battle for their lawyers’ bills,...

An historic suburban Logan development deal to address population.

A $1.2 billion infrastructure deal has been struck for major works, tying together two South East Queensland residential developments. The Greater Flagstone and Yarrabilba developments near Logan, are expected to house more than 200,000 people by the time of final completion in 2066. Major roads, sewerage and water supply in the area,...

Ipswich and West Moreton Health involved in budget overspend trend.

The new chief executive of Metro South Health has forecast a $16.5 million budget blowout but Metro South is not alone in it's overspending.The Courier Mail reports Childrens Health QLD, Ipswich and West Moreton, Cairns and Hinterland, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast are all believed to have gone over their...

Residents angry against proposed waste to energy plant.

  Ipswich Residents Against Toxic Environment says a proposal for a waste to energy and recycling plant at New Chum is too close to homes.President Jim Dodrill says the development proposed by Jackal Renewables is about 500 to 600 metres from hundreds of homes at Collingwood Park. He says generating coal from...

ELECTION 2019: Neumann declares victory for Blair

UPDATE: Newly re-elected Blair MP Shayne Neumann (pictured above) has admitted that his win in the Federal Election was a tough fight. Mr Neumann declared victory with 45,563 to the LNP's Robert Shearman's 43,288 after over 84 percent of the vote was counted from Saturday's poll. He says it was more difficult than...
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