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Police investigate house fire at East Toowoomba

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A crime scene has been set up at the scene of a house fire at East Toowomba.  Emergency crews arrived to find the Herries Street address well-involved at around 11:30 last night.  The home was vacant at the time.  Police are asking for anyone who was in the area ...

Further cases of Covid 19 results in added stricter control measures.

Further restrictions have been placed on public gatherings, to deal with the Coronavirus threat. From midnight tonight, only five people will be allowed to attend a wedding. Essentially, the couple, a celebrant, and 2 witnesses...and they must practice social distancing. It's the same with funerals, but 10 mourners will be allowed to attend. We're...

Big goals form the foundation of Bundamba candidate's campaign.

Labor's Bundamba by-election candidate Lance McCallum (pictured) has vowed to fight for secure local jobs, and the very best education and training, healthcare and public transport if he's elected this weekend. Mr.McCallum has worked in areas of Health and Natural resources in state government, and with the Labor Union movement. He says...

Queensland's confirmed Covid 19 cases edges closer to 400.

78 new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in Queensland. The Darling Downs has recorded 3 new cases, increasing the confirmed diagnoses to a new total of 15. While the West Moreton region now has 13 confirmed cases of Covid 19, after 3 more people came down with the virus. The total across...

Missing Esk man found safe and well

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) UPDATE:  Police say they have now located a 59-year-old man, who was reported missing from Esk on the weekend. He was found safe and well today. EARLIER:  Police are asking for our help to find a  59-year-old man reported missing from Esk since the weekend. Jene Cunningham  was last seen by...

Interim Administrator says Ipswich is now ready for new councillors

(Photo: Ipswich First. Supplied.) Ipswich Council has had its final meeting today before new councillors are voted in to the job at this weekend's election. In a statement, Interim Administrator Steve Greenwood (pictured above) says the council is ready to hand over the role to the newly elected councillors after its policies,...

Teen's sentence for injuring Ipswich police officer increased

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A teenager who left a police officer with permanent injuries in a stolen car chase at Ipswich has had his sentence increased on appeal. The youth, who was 16 at the time, struck and badly injured Constable Peter McAulay (pictured) while trying to avoid road spikes at Booval...

A local M.P calls out a Federal Minister over My-Gov website crash.

Federal Blair M.P Shayne Neumann has accused the government of lying, about a cyber-attack on the "My-Gov" website. Thousands of people were unable to lodge unemployment claims online, after losing their jobs due to the Coronavirus crisis. Mr.Neumann says Human Services Minister & Fadden M.P Stuart Robert couldn't keep his stories straight. (Royalty...

The Premier locks down the State border from Wednesday midnight.

Parts of Northern New South Wales are preparing for tough new border restrictions to take effect in Queensland. From midnight tomorrow, all interstate travellers will have to self-isolate for 14-days. Tweed M.P Geoff Provest says the decision is causing unnecessary anxiety. (Royalty free graphic from www.shutterstock.com)  

New Coronavirus cases takes our local total of diagnoses to 23.

A further 60 new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in Queensland. The Darling Downs has recorded 6 new diagnoses, taking the total to 13. While the West Moreton region now has 10 confirmed cases of Covid 19, after two more people came down with the virus. The total across the state is...
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