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Man's body found on side of road at Waterford West

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A man's body has been found on the side of a road at Waterford West. Police have established a crime scene on Kingston Road after discovering the body at just before 9 this morning.  It is unclear if police were called to the scene or discovered the body...

Another fatal hit & run, this time at Geham, has Police searching for answers.

Police are investigating another fatal hit and run, this time in Geham near Toowoomba last night. It's believed at around 8.40 p.m., an 18-year-old Geham man was walking along the New England Highway near the intersection with Rueshle Road, when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. A short time later, a...

Bert battles against claims of pre-election Bethania Cricket Club funding.

A Federal grant for a small-but-now-defunct Logan-based cricket club in a marginal seat, is the latest being linked to pork-barrelling claims during last year’s federal election. Bethania Cricket Club was awarded $100,000 last April, a month before the unexpected landslide L.N.P victory returned sitting M.P Bert Van Manen (pictured) to his...

Great job Greg...! Now let's see what Steve has in store at Council.

Ipswich City Council’s new Interim Administrator, Steve Greenwood (pictured) has promised to continue the work of his predecessor Greg Chemello, leading-up to the local government elections in March. Among his duties will be to liaise with Mayoral and Councillor candidates, to inform them of Council plans, policies and procedures. Mr.Greenwood said he'll...

Ex-Mayor's former wife defends boat claims to keep his case afloat,

The committal hearing for ex-Logan Mayor Luke Smith was heard yesterday in a Beenleigh Court. The former-Mayor is accused of two charges of perjury and one of corruption, in relation to allegedly receiving a powerboat from political donor, S.K.L Cables Queensland, to progress the development approval of a Springwood hotel. Smith's former-wife,...

Police appeal for information into Hatton Vale hit and run

(Photo/s: Signage (above) has been erected at the scene to jog the memories of any potential witnesses.  Queensland Police Service.) UPDATE:  Police say a vehicle, involved in a fatal hit and run in the Lockyer Valley last month, would have sustained noticeable damage. 36-year-old Julie Thomsen was struck and killed while walking back...

Jo-Ann Miller for Ipswich Mayor...? Will she run or won't she...?

Bundamba's Labor M.P Jo-Ann Miller is said to be considering a go for Ipswich Mayor, which may throw the State Government into turmoil, and force them into a bruising by-election...2 months out from the local polls. Ms.Miller's speculated move would mean the A.L.P's longest serving member would have to quit as...

The ongoing dairy dust-up prompts an L.N.P Parliamentary petition.

The State Opposition has launched a parliamentary petition, calling for the government to review its 'Buy Queensland' policy. It comes after internationally-owned dairy company, 'Pauls' was awarded a contract to supply products to Brisbane's Metro North Hospital and Health Service, overlooking local company 'Maleny Dairies'. Nanango's M.P, Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington says...

Concerns for man missing from Rocklea for over a week

There's fears for a man missing from Rocklea for over a week.  Tamas Domsodi (pictured above) was last seen on January 14 in the Brisbane CBD area but has not been seen since. Police hold concerns for his welfare as he suffers from a medical condition. Tamas may have been travelling in the...

Barty cruises through to third round of Australian Open

(Photo: Rob Keating from Canberra. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.) Ash Barty has cruised through to the third round of the Australian Open after winning in straight sets.  The Ipswich champ needed barely an hour to see off world No.48 Polona Hercog 6-1 6-4...
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