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All the signs point to growth in the Ipswich house price market.

The latest report out today from property experts is predicting house prices in Ipswich are on the rise.  Risk-Wise Property Research says a $5 billion dollar Federal Government Defence contract, awarded to a Redbank company...together with population growth and affordability...is helping to push house prices above the $370,000 average.  But C.E.O Doron...

Nanango's M.P says cheaper stadium rent equals more bums on seats.

The Queensland Government and the Opposition are at loggerheads, over the treatment of sporting clubs at stadiums across the state, amid criticism over the cost of renting the venues.  It comes after sporting clubs, including The Titans and The Suns on the Gold Coast, threatened to walk away from their deal...

Put back what you took from TAFE demands Waterford's M.P.

The State Government is demanding the Commonwealth guarantee funding for T.A.F.E in the May budget, arguing they have slowly gutted the sector in recent years.  T.A.F.E has recently become a political 'hot potato', with the Palaszczuk Government reliant on funding from the Federal Government to run the sector.  The State Minister for...

DRUG TESTING FOR DOLE: Logan council fears crime rate will increase

Logan City Council fear the region's crime rate will lift if Canberra goes ahead with drug testing of dole recipients. Logan is one of three cities across the country where the Federal government wants to trial the drug testing of people on welfare. Recipients, who fail the test, will have 80...

Woman killed in rollover at Glenore Grove

UPDATE: A woman has been killed in a two car rollover at Glenore Gove in the Lockyer Valley  - that's left several others injured. Emergency services were called to the crash on Lake Clarendon Way  just after 8 this morning. The driver of one of the vehicles, a 63-year-old Clarendon woman, sustained critical...

More 'bums on seats' at Centrelink call centres...but is it enough?

An additional 1,000 workers will be added to Centrelink call centres, in a bid to reduce wait times.  The Federal Government will put a tender to the private sector as soon as possible.  A recent senate hearing has been told more than 160,000 people who got through to the organisation, waited 'on...

Claims of no medical issues, after death in custody in Ipswich.

Police Ethical Standards continues to investigate the death of a 44-year-old woman in the Ipswich watch house on Saturday, but a prisoner advocate says it's inappropriate for Police to investigate themselves.  In a statement yesterday afternoon, authorities said the dead woman from Ellen Grove was arrested on Friday night, on a...

Violent car jacking leaves woman stranded in Toowoomba

Police want to speak to anyone with information about a car theft in Darling Heights,Toowoomba. A woman parked her white Honda HRV near a house on Birch Street yesterday at around 11am, when a group of youths broke into the car just meters from where she was standing.   The 29-year-old ran towards...

Two dead after a car rollover near Toowoomba

Two people are dead after a horror car crash west of Toowoomba. Bystanders called police are a car left the Gore Highway, 30kms north of Goondiwindi yesterday afternoon and rolled into a creekbed. The occupants died at the scene. Anyone with any info is asked to contact Policelink.

Missing girl found near Warwick

  A toddler has been found safe and well after spending the night in freezing conditions near Warwick.  The three year old was with her grandfather at around 4pm yesterday when she wandered off. After failing to find her last night police and State Emergency Service crew regrouped to continue the search at...