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'I've been betrayed by the Justice system' says Fardon victim.

Survivors of convicted sexual predator Robert Fardon, have hit out at new sex offender legislation, saying they believed the notorious rapist would be monitored by G.P.S, and were offered platitudes by the Government...to make legislators “feel better” about their new laws. But State Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath insists she never promised survivors...

The Labor leader's lotta loot promised for Logan Hospital.

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has kicked off his nine day bus tour of Queensland, by announcing a funding boost for Logan Hospital. He's promised $33-million to build a new urgent care clinic, if Labor wins this year's election...in a bid to relieve pressure on the hospital. Mr.Shorten says he believes the Sunshine...

Alleged Italian kidnapper to stay behind bars, pending Interpol checks.

An Italian man, charged with kidnapping of a 15 year-old Ipswich boy has re-applied for bail, but will remain in custody, as Interpol runs checks on the accused. Earlier in the month, Dario Antonucci was denied bail, with the Magistrate saying it was fraught with danger. Mr.Antonucci re-applied for bail however, but...

Today's the day to praise our local & national prison guards.

Today is National Corrections Day, recognising the work our prison officers do, to keep our communities safe. An event was held yesterday in Ipswich, to thank our local Queensland Corrective Service officers for their ongoing efforts. The Member for Ipswich, Jennifer Howard says there are 5,000 Q.C.S officers in the State, guarding...

Public comment open for proposed Ipswich dump.

  A proposed new dump application for Ipswich is now open for the public to comment on.The proposed application in New Chum was launched by Austin BMI in February 2018 and would see dry waste and contaminated soils deposited at the site.  Interim Administrator Greg Chemello in speaking to the QT says...

A Beaudesert service station robbed by man with a machete.

  Police are investigating after a man allegedly robbed a Beaudesert service station last night.At 8 o clock a man entered the servo on Beaudesert Nerang road before producing a machete and demanding money and cigarettes from the attendant.The worker complied and when she sounded an alarm the assailant smashed a...

Car chase leads to crash through Bundamba Racecourse.

  A man is in custody after a leading police on a car chase ending in crashing through a fence at the Bundamba racecourse.Reports indicate the chase started after 8:30 this morning with the alleged stolen four wheel drive driving on its rims after road spikes were deployed.The vehicle then crashed...

No toll yet...but the speed limit is set for the Second Range Crossing.

Authorities have finalised the speed limits for Toowoomba's Second Range Crossing. The 41 kilometre stretch will have a 100 k.p.h limit for the majority of the road, however the steepest sections...East of Mort Street will be limited to 90 k.p.h. A 24 kay section connecting the Gore Highway to just North of...

Court doubles down on property list demand from suspended Mayor.

Suspended Logan Mayor Luke Smith (pictured) has failed his second court bid, to avoid handing over a full list of property to the state’s corruption watchdog by next month. The 49 year-old is on suspension, as he defends charges, including official corruption and perjury. A court order last month restrained Smith from...

Darling Downs Agriculture Engineer reaps in a coveted scholarship.

A Toowoomba-based academic has been awarded with a 2019 Fulbright Scholar Award...America's premiere foreign exchange study program. Professor Craig Baillie (pictured) is Director of U.S.Q’s Centre for Agricultural Engineering, and will spend 4 months working with Texas A&M University and other research institutions, to help facilitate the next generation of agricultural...
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