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A Spring sizzler on the way, with a weekend scorcher for the South East.

Records could be broken across Queensland this weekend, with temps set to rise more than 10 degrees above average in some parts of the state.  Ipswich and Gatton are predicted to soar to 37 over the weekend, while dropping back to around the mid-30's by next Monday.  Bureau of Meteorology forecaster, Jim...

Logan's Mayor calls for a 'fair go from pollies' over infrastructure & funding.

Logan Mayor Luke Smith has slammed the federal and state governments, claiming both are jeopardising transport in Logan.  Councillor Smith launched his tirade at Tuesday’s full council meeting, claiming both tiers of government lacked plans for trains, buses and infrastructure, including Cross River Rail.  He told the Courier Mail - he's disappointed...

Less traffic, more serenity for the township of Beaudesert.

The new $27.5 million Beaudesert town centre bypass, running from Helen Street to the intersection of Bromelton Street and Beaudesert-Boonah Road is officially open.  The Minister for Local Government and Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Mark Furner, joined Scenic Rim Mayor Greg Christensen to cut the ribbon...with the 1.5 kilometre...

Another teenager is missing...this time from South Brisbane.

Police need your help to locate a teenage boy, reported missing from Sunnybank Hills.  The 14 year-old was last seen last Wednesday at Southbank Railway Station.  He's described as around 177 centimetres tall with a proportionate build, black hair, brown eyes and a tanned complexion...and was wearing a white t-shirt, blue cargo...

Springfield police station evacuated over suspicious item

  Police have given the all clear after a suspicious item with a white residue was handed to the Springfield Police Station today. At just before 4pm, part of the station on Augusta Parkway at Augustine Heights was evacuated as a result. The substance has since been determined as NOT hazardous or explosive,...

Teenagers climb onto the roof of a Wacol detention centre

Two youths have climbed onto the roof of the Brisbane Youth Detention centre and are refusing to come down.  Authorities say the pair accessed the roof within the construction area at the centre at Wacol this morning.  It is unclear why they wound up there but there is no threat to their...

Boy critical following scooter accident in Brassall

UPDATE: Police have now identified a boy injured in a serious traffic crash at Brassall earlier today. The 16-year-old has been taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with critical head injuries. The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating. EARLIER: A teenage boy has been rushed to the PA Hospital in critical condition after his scooter collided...

CCC officers meet with acting CEO at Ipswich council chambers

UPDATE: The state's watch dog investigators have been back at council offices today at the invite of the CEO Daniel Best and Mayor Andrew Antoniolli.  Mayor Antoniolli says the meeting was called at the spirit of this week's transformation of Council which has seen the adoption of a 19-point plan to improve...

LOGAN: Teen hoons charged over joyride in stolen ute

A high speed joyride through Logan has ended with two teens allegedly smashing a stolen ute through a fence into heavy machinery and becoming bogged in roadworks. The pair - aged 15 and 18 - have been charged over the incident with the older of the two due in a Beenleigh...

Disabled man is reported missing from Logan...have you seen Andrew?

Police need our help to locate a 24-year-old man missing from Marsden.  Andrew Le Grand (pictured) was last seen at a Melody Street address at around 7 p.m last night.  Mr.Le Grand is described as Caucasian, approximately 180 centimetres tall with a heavy set build, fair complexion, short dark hair with a...