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HILLCREST| Man in a critical condition following near drowning

A man has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition following a near drowning incident in Logan.  It happened at a Wineglass Drive address at Hillcrest at just after 6 this morning. Queensland Ambulance says the man was pulled from the pool before being worked on by critical care paramedics and ...

New COVID cases emerge as QLD shuts out Greater Adelaide

   Contact tracing is underway after seven new cases of coronavirus were detected in Queensland overnight. Health Minister Yvette D'Ath says of the seven, two are overseas acquired and are in hotel quarantine, two are interstate acquire and three a locally acquired.    "We have the Gold Coast case which we have a new...

Old Fernvale Bakery owner pleads for customers to return

  A Fernvale bakery owner has seen transactions plummet and is pleading with customers to return after a casual contact of a covid positive person visited the bakery last Saturday. Bill Rose owns Old Fernvale Bakery and says since his popular business was listed as a low risk contact site, foot traffic...

$11m state-of-the-art animal genomic centre to be built in Ipswich

Australia’s most advanced animal genomics facility will be built in Ipswich with a former University of Queensland site at Bundamba transformed into a state-of-the-art $11 million centre.Neogen Australasia will build the genomics centre that will help local primary producers grow and breed the best produce and livestock for market.It will...

Interstate incursion likely cause of Gold Coast COVID-19 case

Queensland has recorded zero community covid cases but six cases in quarantine. Four were in hotel quarantine, two in home quarantine. Friday 3 December – coronavirus cases in Queensland:• 0 new local cases• 6 new interstate cases – all detected in quarantine#covid19 pic.twitter.com/ZB6iGN9oWp — Annastacia Palaszczuk (@AnnastaciaMP) December 3, 2021 Acting CHO Dr Peter...

Two pilots escape injury after plane crash at Archerfield Airport

Two people have escaped serious injury after a minor plane crash involving a private Iskra warbird aircraft at Archerfield.The crash happened on Beatty Rd, in Brisbane's south. just before 8am. Queensland Fire and Emergency Service says that crews laid down a foam blanket around the aircraft due to a strong fuel...

Investigations continue into copper wire thefts in Ipswich

Detectives investigating the alleged theft of copper wire from multiple sites across Ipswich are making a public appeal to identify several people who may be able to assist with their enquiries.  Police have today released CCTV captured on Monday November 3 between 6 and 6.30am at a Moffatt St, Ipswich BMX...

Covid-infected Gold Coast man in community for three days

A Gold Coast man has tested positive to COVID-19 and was infectious in the community for three days, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed. Ms Palaszczuk told parliament the man was unlikely to have the Omicron variant but investigations are continuing. The fully vaccinated man visited the Robina Town Centre last Friday during...

A woman dies in head on crash in Somerset region

A woman has died following a two-car crash at Harlin overnight. Just before 9pm, a Mercedes Benz was travelling east along the D’Aguilar Highway when it collided with a Nissan Navara travelling in the opposite direction near Spring Creek Road. Members of the public immediately rendered first aid to a woman and...

Man killed after ute swept into floodwaters near Toowoomba

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating after a man died when his vehicle became submerged in flood waters at Yalangur near Toowoomba on December 1. About 8.20am, police and emergency services received a report of two utility vehicles that were both swepped into a creek from Kelvinhaugh Yalangur Road. The driver and...

SES responds to 90-plus calls as floodwater, rain lash region

   The SES is urging locals to heed the advice of authorities as the region continues to be lashed by rain. There have been more than 90 calls outs for help in the Ipswich and Toowoomba regions in the past few days. About 70 of those calls have been finalised according to Bob...

Vehicle trapped as rising floodwaters impede investigation

  Two vehicles have been swept off a road by floodwaters west of Toowoomba. Emergency crews, including a swiftwater team, were called to Kelvinhaugh-Yalangur Rd, just before 9am and found one vehicle and rescued the occupant. With the aid of a LifeFlight helicopter, emergency crews found the second vehicle, which had been swept...

LOWOOD| Farmer has tractors stolen, urges alleged theives to return them

A Somerset farmer has spoken out following the alleged robbery of two tractors from his property.It allegedly happened on Rifle Range Road at Lowood around 1.30am on Monday. Farmer Andrew Jackwitz says that he believes the offenders came in on foot. "They walked in obviously, we've seen the marks where they walked...
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