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Ipswich Baby bilby comes out of hiding for Easter

A baby bilby's just emerged from his mother’s pouch for the first time in the Bilby Burrow at the Ipswich Nature Centre.The bilby was born in January and staff first saw him in the pouch when he was still the size of a jelly bean.Senior Zooologist Nicole Richards says to...

Correction and Apology

Regretfully, on 15 January 2019 and for several weeks thereafter, the River 94.9 website wrongly published a photograph of Mr Bibanpreet Singh within an article which reported on a man being charged and remanded in custody over the tragic death of Ms Beth Eden, a jogger who was hit by...

Ride share operator attacked and robbed at Kuraby

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) Investigations are underway after a ride share operator, was allegedly viciously attacked and had his vehicle stolen in Brisbane's south overnight.  Police say that it happened after the 28-year-old male driver collected two male passengers at a Woodridge address before taking them to Kuraby train station.  It was...

Pregnant woman, toddler carjacked at Glenore Grove

Police have released pictures of a man they are seeking urgently after a pregnant woman was carjacked at Glenore Grove yesterday, with her toddler still in the car. The woman sustained minor injuries as she tried to stop the man driving away with her car, which she had left outside a...

Easter travel ruled out due to COVID-19

(Photo: An outline of the new travel and social isolation restrictions due to COVID-19.  Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) We're being urged to spend the Easter long weekend in and around the home. Police will issue infringement notices for people who break restrictions including non-essential travel out of their region or breaching social distancing...

West Moreton says Ipswich Hospital safe after virus scare

(Photo/s: River 949's Toni Thompson/Facebook.) West Moreton Health are reassuring people it is safe to visit Ipswich Hospital for its emergency department or appointments. The local health authority issued an online statement (see below) late yesterday, following reports that 11 Ipswich Hospital staff had been put into quarantine after a contractor, who...

Man killed in a crash at Acacia Ridge

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A man has been killed in a crash at Acacia Ridge overnight. Police say at around 10 last night,  the man was driving along LEAROYD ROAD when his car struck a power pole at speed. The vehicle then continued through a fence and caught fire. He died at the...

Neumann calls for Job Keeper payment to be extended to all casuals

Federal Blair and Labor MP Shayne Neumann (pictured above) says that all casuals should be included for the Job Keeper payment, which is expected to be made available to eligible businesses from May. Over 35,000 casuals in Toowoomba, Ipswich, Logan and Beaudesert are expected to miss out on the $750 a...

Man shot by police after setting himself alight at Sunnybank Hills

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied) A man has been fatally shot by police in Brisbane's south. Police were called to Sunnybank Hills following reports a man was pouring fuel over himself and a house. They located the 43-year-old at a nearby carpark, where police say he set himself on fire and ran towards...

Ipswich officer returns to work after surviving hit and run

(Photo/video: Constable McAulay’s first day back includes interviews with him and Goodna Police Station, Officer in Charge, Senior Sergeant Greg Shaw. QPS Supplied.) Constable Peter McAulay - the Ipswich officer critically injured when run over by a stolen car 18 months ago - has returned to work at Goodna Police Station,...
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