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Worker threatened with flick knife during Booval robbery

A scary ordeal for a worker this morning after he was threatened with a knife during a robbery at Booval. Police say at just after 11am, two men entered the Brisbane Road liquor store, where one of the men attempted to steal a bottle of alcohol. When he was confronted by a...

He's 'A-Clive & kicking'...Yep, Mr.Palmer's returning to politics...

Former Brisbane Valley businessman Clive Palmer has launched an audacious bid to re-enter politics, with former One Nation Senator Brian Burston expected to be named as his new party’s first sitting member. The billionaire is also tipped to seek office again himself, potentially challenging Queensland L.N.P M.P Stuart Robert. Mr.Palmer revealed his...

D-Day looms for Ipswich City Council...4 days and counting.

Ipswich residents will learn the fate of their Council in four days time. This Thursday marks the deadline for Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe, to decide whether or not to dismiss Ipswich's City Councillors. They responded to Mr.Hinchliffe's 'show cause' notice on May 24th, arguing against being sacked and saying many of...

Concerns for missing Asian man from Wacol with medical condition.

We need your help to locate a 46-year-old man, reported missing from Wacol. Jinmei Lobsang was last seen yesterday at around 4 p.m., as he boarded an Ipswich line train at Central Station, travelling to Wacol. There are concerns for Mr.Lobsang, as he suffers from a medical condition which requires medication. He's described...

Pair charged after $1,350,000 dollars worth of drugs seized

A man and a woman will remain behind bars after police allegedly seized, and drug making equipment from homes at Brisbane and Upper Mt Gravatt. On June 15, search warrants were executed at houses on Beaudesert Road at Moorooka, Logan Road at Upper Mount Gravatt and Emperor Street, Annerley.  Each residence allegedly...

Jo Ann Miller criticises own government over Budget

Bundamba MP Jo-Ann Miller has slammed her own government over education, dumps, infrastructure and the Ipswich council during a speech in Queensland Parliament.  Ms Miller told the House last night that the Budget was not the talk of Ipswich .. as the council continues to remain in the spotlight. "This Budget is...

WARNING: Dangerous chemicals found in Ipswich waterways

A warning from the Health Department today that fish caught out of some Ipswich waterways shouldn't be eaten and could be contaminated with firefighting chemicals. It follows testing which found perch, mullet and eel caught in Warrill Creek and the Bremer River, near Amberley, had high levels of P-FAS chemicals in...

Logan terror accused admits to two charges

A Logan man accused of over a dozen terror related charges has admitted to two offences in a Brisbane court. Agim Kruezi pleaded guilty to preparing for incursion into a foreign state and preparing or planning for a terrorist act during a brief hearing in the Supreme Court this morning.  The other...

Do you have any info regarding the shooting of Southern Downs Alpacas?

Two separate incidents on the Southern Downs, where a total of 13 Alpacas were shot and killed remain unsolved. Police continue to seek your assistance with their investigations, after 7 Alpacas were killed on a rural property at Lyra in mid-September last year, followed by another 6 of animals found shot...

Another local Council budget...yet another painful rate rise.

The Scenic Rim is focusing on roads and bridges in its Council Budget. Mayor Greg Christensen handed down the Budget this week...which saw rates for rural and residential properties increase up to 9% in the region. Mayor Christensen told the A.B.C...it's important to focus on local connectivity. (Image courtesy of www.shutterstock.com)