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A pesky plague of Fire Ants moves into Logan...

Bio-Security Queensland Fire Ant chief John Jordan has told Logan City Council...the city is in a “hot spot corridor”, and without treatment, the infestation could spiral out of control with no point of return. Logan Motorway has been deemed as a major Fire Ant area, along with four other sites between...

Expect 'Stop Work' rallies nationwide, calling for wage increases.

Thousands of workers will fill the streets in a number of State Capitals & Regional cities today, calling on the Federal Government to change the rules, so working people have pay rises that keep up with the cost of living. Between October 18th in Perth and November 20th in Canberra and...

The Premier triples the life-saving dollars for our Orange Army.

With the storm season well underway in Ipswich and the South East, the State Emergency Service has been granted a funding boost. The Palaszczuk government has tripled the S.E.S Support Grant from $320,000 to $1 million, to be used for facility upgrades, vehicles and minor improvements. Ipswich M.P Jennifer Howard says it's...

The Crown vs.Duffy murder trial continues in the Supreme Court.

The trial of a Veresdale man, accused of murdering James Beel-Endycott (pictured) will continue today. Shane Colin Duffy pled not guilty in the Brisbane Supreme Court, to killing the 27-year-old in June 2016. Yesterday in her opening submission, Crown Prosecutor Judy Geary told the Court...witnesses saw Mr.Beel-Endycott call for help and saw...

Trial begins for Veresdale man accused of stabbing murder

UPDATE: A court has heard a Veresdale man accused of stabbing another man to death was dropping off two children after a play date, before he sped off as the man lay dying. Shane Colin Duffy has been charged with the murder of James Beel-Endycott in June, 2016. The court heard that soon...

Flour spill causes havoc at Toowoomba bakery

A big clean up in Toowoomba today after two tonnes of bakers flour was dumped in the carpark of a local bakery. It's believed it happened after a delivery truck's pump failed outside the Homestyle Bake on Condamine Street -- covering cars, roads and nearby buildings with flour.  This is what Director...

Barrett centre inquest investigates care

The second of three inquests into the deaths of teenagers who took their own lives after the controversial closure of Wacol's Barrett Adolescent Centre is underway. 18-year-old Talieha Nebauer died in April 2014, just four months after leaving the centre where she had been an in-patient for almost three years. The five-day...

TRAFFIC | Oil Spill Being Mopped Up On Ipswich Motorway

An oil spill is being mopped up on the Ipswich Motorway at Redbank on Monday.   Traffic is being required to merge outbound as emergency services clean up. Expect delays and avoid the area if possible. Michelle Price has been working as a journalist since 1999 and loves human interest pieces. Follow Michelle on:...

Clean up continues after storms wreaked havoc on southeast

Parts of the south east  are cleaning up after being hit by heavy rain, strong winds and hailstones when storms swept across the region. The Darling Downs copped 20 millimetres of rain in just 20 minutes yesterday, while 56 millimetres was recorded at Bundamba in half an hour. Livio Regano from the...

7 sacked Ipswich City Councillors head to the Q.I.R.C today.

Seven Councillors sacked when Ipswich City Council was dissolved amid a corruption scandal, are set to begin a legal battle, to show they were unfairly dismissed. The group is seeking compensation and re-instatement, after the State Government passed a special act of parliament, to sack the entire council amid corruption-related allegations. None...