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Court today for an accused arsonist, after a weekend housefire.

Detectives have charged a woman with arson, after a house fire in North Toowoomba yesterday. Crews were called to a suspicious blaze on Murray Street at around 8 a.m. The structure sustained significant damage to the interior, but thankfully...no one was injured. A 22-year-old North Toowoomba woman has been charged with arson, and...

A girl is found safe but a woman dies in a Logan apartment fire.

Police are investigating a fatal unit fire in Kingston this morning. Emergency services were called to the Sithney Street address at around 3:30 a.m, where they located the body of a deceased woman. There were initially fears for a 12-year-old girl, however she was found safe shortly afterwards. The two-storey unit complex was...

At this stage, Queensland schools remain open...for now.

A decision has been made on South East Queensland schools in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. All schools in the State will be open for the remainder of the term at this stage, with the ongoing health crisis being monitored by the Education Department on a daily basis. The only exception is...

Fatal crash on Southern Downs

A driver has been killed in a crash on the Southern Downs.  Overnight, a truck and car collieded head on along the Cunningham Highway at Clintonvale, near Warwick. The 54-year-old man driving the car died at the scene. The 35-year-old male truck driver was not hurt in the incident. Investigations are continuing.

Racegoers locked out of Ipswich Cup due to coronavirus

(Photo: Flickr by Paolo. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.) The Ipswich Turf Club has made the heartbreaking decision today to run the Ipswich Cup in front of an empty stadium.  Racegoers will be locked out of the June 13 event, over concerns of spreading the...

Red Cross desperate for donations amid coronavirus crisis

(Photo: Australian Red Cross Lifeblood. Supplied.) The Red Cross in Ipswich and Toowoomba are urging us to continue to give blood amid the coronavirus crisis.  Lifeblood is currently seeing 800 people a day across the country cancelling their appointments due concerns about COVID 19.  Spokesperson Belinda Smetioukh says they still desperately need donations: "We...

Organisers officially cancel Ipswich's 2020 CMC Rocks

Organisers of the CMC Rocks Festival has officially cancelled its 2020 event at Willowbank. In a statement today, organisers said despite their best efforts to reschedule CMC Rocks, they had to cancel this year's event due to uncertainty in the current climate and the situation changing daily in relation to COVID...

BREAKING NEWS: Williams found guilty of killing Logan teen Tiffany Taylor

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) Rodney Wayne Williams has been found guilty of murdering Logan teen Tiffany Taylor (pictured). A Brisbane Supreme Court jury today found that Williams had intentionally killed the 16-year-old in July 2015.  The trial heard the 65-year-old had murdered Ms Taylor when 'something went wrong' at an isolated industry...

Over half of Queensland's voters think the election should be delayed.

A new poll reveals more than half of Queenslanders, believe the upcoming local government elections should be postponed, amidst the outbreak. According to the You-Gov poll, 52% say they should be called off...while 44% think the elections should go ahead as planned. It comes after the number of Covid 19 cases in...

It was only a matter of time...Toowoomba's first case of Covid 19.

Darling Downs Health has confirmed a man has tested positive for Coronavirus in Toowoomba. It's understood he'd attended the drive-in fever site at the Baillie Henderson Hospital for testing, after recently returning from overseas. He's expected to recover at home, while contact tracing is underway. Meantime, G.P's at Clifton Community Medical Services treated...
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