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Missing Harristown man found safe and well

UPDATE| The 44-year-old man reported missing from Harristown has been located safe and well. Police wish to thank members of the community for their assistance. EARLIER| Police are appealing for community assistance to help locate a 44-year-old man missing from Harristown since yesterday. Ashley Holloway left an address in Shennan Street and was last...

Ipswich teen scooter crash

(Image: Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service) A Ipswich teenager was lucky to escape serious injury, but still required hospital treatment after his scooter was hit by a car on Saturday night.Paramedics including Critical Care officers were called to the crash on Roderick Street around 9.30pm - a teenage male was...

Overnight crashes see only minor injuries

Paramedics were called when a car hit a tree on Springfield Lakes Boulevard around half past five on Saturday morning - but injuries were slight. Two people were assessed - one did not require transport to hospital while the second was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a stable condition with...

Bikies charged over Ipswich kidnapping and robbery

Police have charged several Lone Wolf Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG) members and associates as part of a major investigation into a violent robbery and kidnapping of a man and woman at Ipswich in October 2019. This afternoon, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Organised Crime Gangs Group (OCGG) arrested a 41-year-old...

Police appeal after shots fired in Slacks Creek

Police are appealing for information in relation to an incident which led to shots being fired at a business in Slacks Creek. Around 4am on 28 June, a white Hyundai four-wheel-drive was captured on CCTV arriving at the gates of a business on Dan Street via Allgas Street. A man, described as...

A wet winters weekend on the way

We are set to cop heavy rainfall across the weekend due to a weather system moving through the South East. The Weather Bureau said falls could be in the double digits with up 60 millimetres expected in areas of Ipswich and Toowoomba. Forecaster Rosa Hoff said inland parts may also get rain. "We...

First milestone for Ipswich Mayor

After marking her first 100 days in office, Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding is proud to report that she and her new administration have delivered on their commitments so far. Mayor Harding set the bar high with her 100 Day Fresh Start Plan, part of her 2020 election campaign, which revealed all...

House destroyed by fire at Hodgson Vale

A house has been destroyed by fire at Hodgson Vale in the Toowoomba region. Fire crews arrived to the find the Carroll Road property fully involved around 1:30 this afternoon. Queensland Ambulance says one person had to be transported to hospital after suffering shock as a result of the incident. Investigations are continuing.  (Photo:...

High Court hearing granted against New Hope

Darling Downs farmers who are trying to stop the New Acland mine expansion will have their day in the High Court following a separate court ruling.  The Supreme Court of Queensland has adjourned New Hopes' attempt to have Oakey Coal Action Alliance liquidated until after the High Court decision. OCAA argued the expansion would rip apart prime agricultural...

We're winning the Fire Ant war

After three years of intensive treatment by the National Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program, residents in the Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim and parts of Ipswich have been urged to keep an eye out for any remaining fire ants.  It's been reported residents have been more than happy with treatment outcomes, telling frontline staff their...
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