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Confirmed COVID-19 case in Logan

An employee at a Logan college has tested positive to coronavirus. Queensland Health has confirmed a woman who has been in isolation has contracted the virus after returning from interstate.  It is unclear if she visited Parklands Christian College at Parkridge while infected.  The school will be closed today for cleaning and contact...

Man seriously injured in rollover in Somerset

A man remains in a serious condition in hospital following a single vehicle rollover in the Somerset region. It happened on Neurum Road at Glenfern at just after 4 yesterday afternoon.  Queensland Ambulance says he was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital with serious chest, pelvic and leg injuries. (Photo: Queensland...

Toowoomba keen to host a major NRL game during pandemic

Toowoomba wants to host a major NRL game if allowed by rugby league officials.  It comes as more matches are scheduled in Queensland and southern teams look to move to the state due to the COVID 19 pandemic.  Toowomba Mayor Paul Antonio says there's a strong history of the game in the...

Teenage boy charged with attempted murder over Logan stabbing

A teenage boy has been charged, accused of stabbing a man in the neck  at  Logan overnight. Police say the 17-year-old attacked the 51 year old man when he broke into his Beenleigh house, before stealing a car. The man has critical injuries.  The teen is also accused of holding a knife to...

Sniffer dogs get whiff of rare quoll in Logan

After almost a decade, evidence has been unearthed that the rare spotted tail quoll may still be about in Logan.Specially trained sniffer dogs were behind the find in local bushland at Undullah and Lyons.Logan Deputy Mayor Jon Raven says that researchers selected eight potential habitats before sending the dogs in:"They...

Woman charged with UUMV and drug offences

Logan police have charged a 42-year-old Ormeau woman with multiple offences after intercepting an alleged stolen vehicle on Saturday night (July 25). Around 7.45pm police saw the vehicle, a silver Kia Cerato sedan, allegedly travelling at speed westbound along Queens Road, Slacks Creek. Police later observed the vehicle enter an apartment complex...

Man taken to hospital after vehicle rollover

A man has been rushed to hospital after his car rolled down an embankment in Ipswich. It happened on Settlers Way at Karalee at around 4 this morning. Police believe he suffered a medical episode.  He was taken to Ipswich Hospital as a precaution.  (Photo: Queensland Ambulance. Supplied.)

Land owners urged to prepare property ahead of bushfire season

We're being asked to prepare our properties ahead of the bushfire season.  It follows a horror season last year, which saw residents evacuated, homes and businesses lost and thousands of acres burnt through in areas such as the Scenic Rim and Lockyer Valley. Superintendent Alan Gillespie from the Rural Fire Service says...

Wagners to deliver construction materials for Cross River Rail

A Towoomba company has signed a $40 million contract to deliver construction materials for Brisbane's Cross River Rail project.  Wagners Wacol facility  is expected to construct 25,000 concrete segments needed for the 10.2 kilometres Dutton Park to Bowen Hills rail line.  Minister for State Development Kate Jones says it's a win for...

Fire destroys home at Sunnybank

A fire has ripped through a two storey home at Sunnybank.    The blaze broke out at the Brigantine Place home at just before 3 yesterday afternoon. Neighbour Daniel Siyc told Nine that he saw plumes of smoke and contacted Triple Zero: "I came running down the street and the house  was on...
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