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Local kids speak up for National Childrens Week

To mark the start of National Childrens Week from October 25 youngsters from across Ipswich got to question council representatives school principals community leaders and service providers about issues that matter to them. A livestreamed Q and A event seen as a first for Australia as part of Mission Australias Childrens...

Grooms LNP candidate for November 28 byelection

The LNP candidate for the upcoming Groom by-election is Garth Hamilton. Mr Hamilton won a keenly contested preselection meeting on Sunday October 25 with nearly 300 members in attendance. Acting President of the LNP Cynthia Hardy said Garth will ensure the people of Toowoomba and Condamine will have their voice and the issues...

Severe storm warning issued for Darling Downs and Granite Belt

For people in Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Channel Country and parts of Gulf Country, Herbert and Lower Burdekin, North West, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts. Issued at 2:37 pm Friday, 23 October 2020. Severe thunderstorms continuing across parts of...

Do you recognize this wanted man?

Police have sought public assistance to help identify a man who may be able to assist with their enquiries into an attempted robbery in Browns Plains on September 29. Just after 7 o'clock the alleged offender approached a 28-year-old Holland Park man who had parked his car outside a shopping precinct...

Ovarian cancer sufferers provided new PBS hope

Local women living with Ovarian cancer linked to the Bracca gene mutation now have expanded access to treatment under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. Ovarian cancer remains the most common cause of gynaecological cancer deaths in Australia with the disease claiming the life of one woman every eight hours. Krystal Barter from support...

Concerns mount for missing Logan teenager

A teenage girl was reported missing from Logan Reserve with Police needing your help to find her. The 14-year-old was last seen at a Logan Parade address on Sunday afternoon October 18 at around 5 o'clock. The teenager is described as Caucasian 165 centimetres tall of a slim build with brown hair...

Inala woman charged with murder from 50 years ago

Homicide detectives have executed a crime scene warrant on an Inala residence in relation to the suspected death of a child 50 years ago. A 76-year-old woman was charged with murder last night and appeared in the Richlands Magistrates Court this morning. A homicide investigation commenced in August 2020 after police received...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warningfor DESTRUCTIVE WINDS, GIANT HAILSTONES and HEAVY RAINFALL For people in Wide Bay and Burnett and parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts. Issued at 2:35 pm Thursday, 22 October 2020. A very dangerous storm is in the Wide Bay,...

Six month free parking trials come to Ipswich

Two parking trials begin in the Ipswich CBD from October 26 until April next year. The six month trials adopted by the City Council include a new 15 minute free parking option and the removal of timed and priced parking in the City centre on Saturdays. Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle said the...

Woo hoo bring on the liquid gold wet stuff !

Much needed rain over the coming days for Ipswich and Toowoomba was the promising outlook from the weather experts. Rosa Hoff from the Bureau of Meteorology said the showers were caused by a trough lingering around the east coast from the October 22 / 23 weekend through to early parts of...
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