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Two men accused of murdering Ipswich father remanded in custody

(Photo: River 949's Toni Thompson) Two men charged over the  murder of the father of one of their ex-girlfriends have faced an Ipswich court. Kynan Vital and Ethan McPherson - both aged 19 - are accused of killing David Murphy after he was allegedly hit with a butt of a firearm during...

All the 'Power' to a former Logan Councillor running for Mayor.

Ex-Councillor Darren Power...one of four local politicians recognised for helping the corruption probe that triggered his Council’s sacking, has confirmed he'll run for Logan Mayor at next year's local government elections. The veteran former Councillor revealed his ambition to win the top job at the scandal-ridden South East council, and lead...

Ipswich boundaries are set, 5 months out from Local Government Elections.

Ipswich City Council divisional boundaries confirmed by the State Government, will see local ratepayers represented by a Mayor and eight Councillors after the March 2020 local government elections. Leaving his current role after polling, Interim Administrator Greg Chemello has welcomed the final determination of the Local Government Change Commission. Almost 50,000 voters...

In under 4 weeks, all aboard the new Flagstone 535 bus service.

The first bus service connecting Greater Flagstone to the wider public transport network, will start in just 4 weeks, as the first stage of a 10 year public transport plan. The 535 service will connect with Grand Plaza Shopping Centre in Browns Plains from Monday November 18th, picking up and dropping...

Springfield crash sends 3 adults and 2 kids to hospital

A two-vehicle crash on the Springfield Parkway off ramp on Saturday night saw 5 people injured ... including a man rushed to hospital in a critical condition.Nine ambulance units were called to the crash which saw an adult male sustain suspected spinal injuries, another man with abdominal and chest injuries...

Man bashed to death on Springfield road

Police are calling for dashcam footage after a car chase ended with the death of a man at Springfield on Saturday night.A silver sedan was chasing a white ute along a highway at Springfield Lakes last night when the two cars stopped - and a 49 year old driver was...

Busted! Councillor acts as an Ipswich local in complaint to M.P.

Brisbane Greens Councillor Jonathan Sri has been fined $1,300 and asked to apologise, after he pretended to be a constituent in a call to a state M.P's office. Councillor Sri made the call to Ipswich M.P Jennifer Howard back in January. In the voicemail, Councillor Sri said he was concerned about a...

Sorry Laidley...the Online Crime Map stats don't lie.

With close to 500 offences reported over the past year, stats have revealed Laidley as the Lockyer Valley's hotspot for property crime. In the year to October 16th, Laidley's police division...including the towns of Laidley, Plainland, Hatton Vale, Forest Hill and Regency Downs recorded 493 counts of robbery, unlawful entry, other...

Queensland Racing confirms new dog racing tracks near Ipswich.

A new $40-million greyhound racing complex will be built in South East Queensland. The Courier Mail reports construction on the new complex near Ipswich is expected to start in 2022, and will create more than 1,000 jobs. The 35-hectare complex will feature three racing tracks. (Image courtesy of www.pixabay/shutterstock.com)

Queensland Ballet holds 'Giving Day' to support academy

(Photo: Supplied.) Mao's Last Dancer Li Cunxin is getting behind a $2 million fundraiser for Queensland Ballet's new academy at Kelvin Grove State College in Brisbane. The academy, now under construction, needs to be filled with amenities for young dancers including ballet barres, pianos and pianists for its six studios, physiotherapists and...
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