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Please keep a close eye out for Thomas, missing from Beenleigh.

We need your assistance to find a 69-year-old man, reported missing from Beenleigh yesterday afternoon. Thomas Roberts (pictured) was last seen at the Beenleigh Marketplace on George Street at approximately 4 p.m. There are concerns for Mr.Roberts safety as he suffers from a medical condition. He's described as having a tanned complexion, 175...

Severe thunderstorms, large hail on the radar

Severe thunderstorms are likely to hit the Lockyer Valley, the Darling and Southern Downs by this afternoon. On Thursday morning, residents were advised to prepare for potentially damaging winds and large hail. Senior forecaster Matt Bass from the Bureau Of Meteorology said the predicted storm cell is part of a fast moving...

Shooting investigation, Robertson

Investigations have begun into a shooting incident in Brisbane's south overnight. Just after 7:30pm on Wednesday, four men allegedly arrived at a Didbrook St address in Robertson, where they shot a 38-year-old man in the leg. The victim was rushed to the P.A Hospital with life threatening injuries. Police claim four Caucasian men...

West Moreton cases of coronavirus drop as curb flattens

(Photo: River 949's Toni Thompson.) Ipswich Hospital is now only treating one active case of coronavirus with only two others in the West Moreton region. Health Minister Steven Miles made the comments while announcing a $49 million boost for West Moreton Health today.  He told the ABC thats the patient is being well-cared...

Large asteroid to pass near Earth

(Photo: USQ's space facility in Toowoomba. Supplied.)  A large asteroid will be flying past Earth tonight, but we're being assured it poses no danger. University of Southern Queensland Astrophysicist Dr Jonty Horner says the lump of rock or metal, which measures about two kilometres across, will be around 6.3 million kilometres away...

Man found unresponsive in a driveway at Eagleby

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.)A crime scene has been set up following the  sudden death of a man at Eagleby today.Officers were called to a Curlew Crescent address around midday after a member of the public located a man, unresponsive, in a driveway.He was declared deceased at the scene.Police are...

Disagreements erupt in flood compensation hearing

(Photo: River 949's Toni Thompson.) UPDATE:  A New South Wales court is trying to determine who is responsible for the bulk of a damage payout for the Ipswich and Brisbane 2011 flood victims today. It comes after 7000 claimants won an historic class action last year, when the NSW Supreme Court found Seqwater,...

Get your Flu jab now to protect us from a viral double-whammy.

West Moreton Health is encouraging locals to get their Flu vaccine. The World Health Organisation has warned countries like Australia, could face the dual battle of Covid-19 and Influenza spreading. West Moreton's Chief Medical Officer, Dr.Deepak Doshi says the Flu jab is best defence to stop its spread from people who are...

'Old Man Winter' to arrive early this weekend with a cold snap.

We're going to see some cooler weather later this week. Expect negative temperatures on the weekend in areas of the Granite Belt, with Stanthorpe predicting minus 2 on Saturday morning. Toowoomba will see the mercury plunge to around 4 degrees and Ipswich dropping down to 6. It's a distinct sign that Winter is...

Toowoomba North MP resigns from shadow ministry over COVID breach

(Photo: Twitter.) The Opposition leader has confirmed reports today that Toowoomba North MP Trevor Watts (pictured above) has been fined for breaching coronavirus restrictions. In a statement, Deb Frecklington says the offence related to a gathering that happened on Saturday.  Mr Watts has since stood down as Shadow Minister for Police and Counter Terrorism...
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