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Woman injured in rollover at Hatton Vale

A woman has been transported to Ipswich Hospital overnight with suspected spinal injuries after a single vehicle rollover at Hatton Vale.  It happened at just before 8pm at the intersection of the Warrego Highway and Summerholm Road.  It's the second rollover in as many days.

Residents tired of hold ups to fix accident prone Cunningham

(Photo: Traffic banks up after a truck spilt chemicals on the Cunningham Highway at Purga. Seven News.) Local residents say they are sick of the lack of action following more delays and accidents on the Cunningham Highway this week. Willowbank Area Residents Group, Vice President, Ian Danier, told the Queensland Times that...

Parents made to pay child support before jetting off overseas

(Photo: Traveller.com.au.) Some parents including those in Ipswich and the southeast are being banned from travelling overseas after failing to pay their child support.  The number of people served Departure Prohibition Orders in the first half of this financial year was up almost 50 per cent over the same time last year.  Human...

Elderly man seriously assaulted at Regents Park

Police have released an image of a 45-year-old (pictured above) man they want to speak to over a serious assault at Regents Park.  On March 17, a 71-year-old man had his home broken into before he was thrown to the ground and assaulted. Shortly after, the man’s car keys and his car...

Suspended Logan councillors to receive pay rise

Two suspended Logan City councillors look set to receive a 2.1 percent pay rise from July 1. The Courier Mail reports that Mayor Luke Smith, who was suspended in May after being charged with fraud, stands to gain around $4500 a year extra. Councillor Stacey McIntosh was also suspended in May will...

END OF ERA: Ipswich cinema to close up in May after 50 years

Birch, Carroll and Coyle Ipswich will close its doors for good on May 1.  The cinema has been in the city's mall for 50 years.  A spokesperson for BCC  told the Queenslaned Times  that they made the difficult decision to close the cinema due to a combination of factors including: the ongoing...

Footage released of possible witness to Heritage Park grass fire

(Photo/video: Queensland Police Service.) Police have released footage of a possible witness to a grass fire at Heriage Park.  The fire happened at a vacant block on Kimridge Drive around 1pm on March 5. It follows a blaze, which completely destroyed a home, on an adjacent block of land in August last year.  The...

Increased milk prices too late, the damage is done say dairy farmers.

Dairy producers have said the decision by Coles and Aldi to raise milk prices by 10 cents a litre is a step in the right direction, but comes too late for some. The supermarket giants both announced on Tuesday night...they will increase the price of their two and three litre own-brand...

Attention turns to improvements for the Warrego Highway.

Planning is now under way for the longer-term upgrade of the Warrego Highway to motorway standards from Dinmore to Helidon Spa to meet future demands. The Member for Bundamba, Jo-Ann Miller said with the Second Range Crossing nearing completion, the Warrego will play an even greater role in connecting communities, and...

**TRAFFIC NEWS**: Chemical spill on the Cunningham Highway.

Motorists can expect delays during their commute on the Cunningham Highway at Purga this morning. A B-Double truck has overturned and spilt its load of chemicals. Fire crews & Hazmat teams are currently at the scene, that's forced the closure of at least one lane of the Cunningham, while the clean-up continues. Delays...
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