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An elderly man dies, 2 injured...one critically, after Lockyer Valley crash.

A man has died and another man is listed as critical, following a two-car crash in the Lockyer Valley. The 82-year-old died in hospital, after the car he was driving collided with another at Lower Tenthill,  just before 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. A 21-year-old man, who was a passenger in the other...

Taxpayers to foot the bill for Telstra's bushfire alert text messages.

The L.N.P has sided with Telstra, in dismissing the Premier's call for Telcos to pay for emergency warning text messages. Annastacia Palaszczuk says such messages should be a free community service. More than a million alerts were sent out during the recent bush-fires, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars. But Opposition leader and...

A Lockyer Valley woman fights for life after near drowning incident.

A woman has been rushed to hospital, following a near-drowning in the Lockyer Valley last night. Emergency services were called to a private residence at Forest Hill at around 6:30 p.m, where Paramedics performed C.P.R on the woman in her early 20's, before making a 'mercy dash' to the Princess Alexandra...

Pullenvale man goes missing, while attending a medical appointment.

We need your help to locate a man, reported missing from Pullenvale. 46 year-old Jason Ormsby (pictured) was last seen leaving an Olivia Place residence at 5.45 p.m yesterday, to seek treatment for a hand injury...but he's not been heard from since. Concerns are held for Jason’s welfare, as he suffers from...

Two men critically injured in crash at Gatton

Two men have been critically injured in a crash near Gatton. The men became trapped after two vehicles collided on Gatton-Helidon Road at Lower Tent Hill at just before 4 this afternoon.  One man in his 20s has been airlifted to the PA Hospital while the other in his 70s is waiting...

Rail advocacy group says there's no excuse for delays on Springfield line

A rail advocacy group says the state government's excuse for delaying work on the extension of the Springfield line is a fallacy. Rail Back on Track this week... has backed calls from the SEQ Council of Mayors and Ipswich's Administrator Greg Chemello to fast track the Springfield, Ripley to Ipswich project.  The...

Police investigate wild street brawl in Kingaroy

Police are continuing investigations today into a wild street brawl involving up to 30 people in Kingaroy on the weekend.  It happened on Haly Street  around 1 early Saturday morning.  Several fights broke out between the group outside a licensed venue.  A Kingaroy man was left with serious head injuries in the brawl.  Any...

Toowoomba Mayor still to apologise after being fined for misconduct

Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio (pictured above) is yet to formerly apologise after being fined nearly fined $15,000 for misconduct.  The concerns were raised after a council meeting yesterday where the mayor sidestepped the issue despite calls from Councillor Bill Cahill.  An independent regional conduct review panel last week found that Cr Antonio...

Intrust Super Cup to now see eight teams contest finals

The Ipswich Jets (pictured above) will now have to compete for a spot in the top 8 instead of the top 6 following a major shake up of the Intrust Super Cup competition. Queensland Rugby League has today released its new schedule for 2019 which has seen the championship follow the...

Thieves steal urns containing ashes from Willowbank cemetery

The boss of a cemetery in Ipswich says he can't understand why anyone would want to steal a person's ashes.  At around 3:30 this morning, two boxes of ashes were taken from the Warrill Park Lawn Cemetery in Willowbank.  Police are investigating, while families have been notified. The cemetery's General Manager Stephen Beer...
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