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Shot rings out in suburban Toowoomba

There's an appeal for witnesses, after a man was shot at Centenary Heights on Sunday night. At around 6:30pm, it's alleged a 36-year-old man was walking along Storey Street, where he was approached by a white car. Following a conversation with the vehicle's occupants, a single shot was discharged at the unsuspecting...

H-2-Whoa! Carting water costs how much?

In a bid to help solve Clifton's water woes on the Darling Downs, a group of local landholders is lobbying Council to reconsider using its bores, which surround the town's water storage. Eleven trucks carting 280,000 litres of water from Nobby to Clifton every day, has cost ratepayers $1.1 million...

Three month scheme to snip pet desexing fees

Around 140 Vets and dozens of local councils have backed the RSPCA's Operation Wanted, which aims at getting 10,000 animals desexed in the next three months. Participating vets, including 15 practices in the Ipswich and Toowoomba regions, are cutting 20 per cent from their fees. The RSPCA believed it would help reduce...

Sad conclusion to hunt for missing local man

The weekend search for a missing man near the Goodna Boat Ramp has ended tragically. The 40-year-old was last seen early last Wednesday morning at the local slip-way, prior to his disappearance. Police divers scoured the Brisbane River, with SES and Water Police concentrating their efforts in the shallows, before finding a body...

Teenager with health issue reported missing from Kingaroy.

After last being seen leaving a Premier Drive residence in Kingaroy on Saturday noon, a teenage boy has now been reported as missing and has not been heard from since. There are concerns for the 15 year-old's welfare as he suffers a medical condition. The teenager is described as Aboriginal, around 165...

Missing Inala Man's Car Found In Outback

Police are trying to determine why a missing Inala man's car has been found in the outback. 30-year-old Mathew Schloss (pictured) was last seen more than a week ago - and his car's now been found abandoned on the side of the Balonne Highway about 50km east of Cunnamulla...

Divers Seach Goodna Boat Ramp For Missing Man

  Police divers are searching for a missing man at a boat ramp in Ipswich after he was reported missing from nearby Goodna this week. 40 year old Kane Matkovich was last seen early Wednesday morning - property belonging to him has since been located around the Goodna boat ramp.Police divers, SES...

Locals urged to stay up-to-date with meningococcal jab

Following a recent case of Meningococcal on the Darling Downs, health officials are urging residents to ensure they're vaccinated for the potentially deadly illness. The Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service confirmed a patient was recently admitted to hospital, after being diagnosed with the disease, but has since recovered. The service advises...

Police focus on the Fatal Five this Fatality Free Friday

  Today is Fatality Free Friday, a national day of action which calls on road users to drive safely today and every day of the year. It follows research showing one in four Aussies have admitted to taking additional risks on our roads, during the Covid-19 period. Russell White from the Australian Road...
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