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Violent car jacking leaves woman stranded in Toowoomba

Police want to speak to anyone with information about a car theft in Darling Heights,Toowoomba. A woman parked her white Honda HRV near a house on Birch Street yesterday at around 11am, when a group of youths broke into the car just meters from where she was standing.   The 29-year-old ran towards...

Two dead after a car rollover near Toowoomba

Two people are dead after a horror car crash west of Toowoomba. Bystanders called police are a car left the Gore Highway, 30kms north of Goondiwindi yesterday afternoon and rolled into a creekbed. The occupants died at the scene. Anyone with any info is asked to contact Policelink.

Missing girl found near Warwick

  A toddler has been found safe and well after spending the night in freezing conditions near Warwick.  The three year old was with her grandfather at around 4pm yesterday when she wandered off. After failing to find her last night police and State Emergency Service crew regrouped to continue the search at...

Far out! A farmer is fined for using his own fodder to feed his livestock.

A Queensland farmer is fighting more than $112,000 in fines, after harvesting his own fodder to feed his cattle in drought.  Dan MacDonald operates his own cattle grazing business reliant on Mulga...North West of Charleville...and has been prosecuted for an offence characterised as ''carrying out development without a permit''.  Dan has said...

Recycling row has Ipswich City Council down in the dumps.

Ipswich City Council will dump recyclable waste in landfill, after revealing it would have cost $2 million a year, to comply with China's tighter imported recycling regulations.  Mayor Andrew Antoniolli believes recycling is no longer affordable for taxpayers...and comes after a contractor flagged increasing charges by 500%.  He says contamination is part...

You could help shape Logan's future at next month's Summit.

Logan City Council has announced a major ratepayer and business summit next month, to help shape the city's future.  Economic Development Chair, Councillor Russell Lutton says Logan residents, businesses and investors will join experts in design, economic stimulation, job creation and urban innovation at the summit on May 11th.  He says Council...

Ipswich City Council loses another Pisasale-Era Executive.

Ipswich City Council Chief Financial Officer Andrew Roach (pictured) has resigned, as upheaval continues in the upper ranks of our local authority.  Mr.Roach’s departure, effective from next Monday, means city solicitor Dan Best is the only remaining member of the leadership team, that was in place under former Mayor Paul Pisasale.  There...

More corruption allegations for former Ipswich C.E.O & his wife.

Former Ipswich City Council C.E.O Carl Wulff and his wife Sharon Oxenbridge (pictured) have been hit with additional corruption charges.  Yesterday, the Crime and Corruption Commission charged 66 year-old Mr.Wulff and 51 year-old Ms.Oxenbridge, with one count each of official corruption.  The Q.T reports the Triple-C allege the couple received a total...

Ipswich dumps recycling - but hopes for a high-tech power plan

Ipswich City Council says it's set to embark on a revolutionary program turning waste into power - but in the meantime, it is having to abandon its recycling program. Council will call tenders to bid on waste-to- energy projects - but in the meantime, all contents from yellow lid recycle bins...

"Appalling" Bellbird Park development rejected.

(Image: Google Maps) A controversial Bellbird Park development has been officially refused by Ipswich City Council - with the mayor calling parts of the application 'atrocious' Andrew Antoniolli says he has always had grave concerns about the proposed development, because lots were too small, green space wasn’t properly managed, and there were...