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Ipswich has a domestic violence superhero

A Collingwood Park small business owner was recognised for his extraordinary efforts in supporting victims of domestic and family violence. The Member for Bundamba Lance McCallum acknowledged John Siaki as one of 134 inductees onto Queenslands inaugural Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Honour Roll. Mr.McCallum said the Palaszczuk Government has supported the...

Guilty plea from Mr Ipswich

Former Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale pleaded guilty to sexual assault drug and corruption charges.  He was jailed in June 2019 after being found guilty of extortion. Pisasale was once known as Mr Ipswich and served as Mayor for four terms.  On Thursday September 24 the 69-year-old pleaded guilty as charged to two counts...

Ipswich Councillor to stay on as Deputy Mayor

Following her recent choice to resign as Deputy Mayor of Ipswich Councillor Marnie Doyle retracted her resignation and will continue in her role for the remainder of the 12 month term.   Her decision which was made following overwhelming support from the community negated the need for a re-election to take place...

Q-FES extends the total fire ban area

A local fire ban for residents within the south west region was imposed by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. The ban affects residents in the Toowoomba Southern Downs Goondiwindi Western Downs Maranoa Murweh Quilpie Bulloo Paroo and Balonne Local Government Areas. Current and upcoming fire conditions are perfect for bushfires to ignite...

Ipswich post office robbery remains unsolved

Detectives released CCTV footage of the armed robbery of a Riverview post office last year as part of their ongoing investigations. It is alleged on November 5 two people arrived at the front of the Mitchell Street business in a stolen 2011 Ford Falcon utility while wearing face masks. One person then...

No sign of missing Logan teen after three weeks

A teenage Logan boy's disappearance prompted an appeal from Police to help find him. The 14-year-old was last seen on September 4 in Blackwood Road Logan Central at around 5 o'clock in the afternoon. Concern is held for the boy’s welfare and safety due to his age and that he has not...

Attempted murder charge laid against bow and arrow attacker

Police charged a man with attempted murder following a serious wounding investigation in Booval on Tuesday afternoon September 22. Just after half-past-four a 25-year-old Bundamba man was observed walking from Booval Railway Station along South Station Road holding a compound bow and arrow. Police alleged the man discharged the bow at a...

Concerns mount for missing Algester teenager

Inala police have appealed for public assistance to help locate a 15-year-old Algester boy who was last seen on September 1. The boy who is known to visit Brisbane Southbank and South Brisbane areas is possibly in the company of a 13-year-old girl. The boy is described as Aboriginal approximately 165 centimetres...

Total fire ban enforced for the south east

A local fire ban for south east region residents has been imposed by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. The local fire ban was implemented from midnight Wednesday September 23 for the Logan Scenic Rim Ipswich Lockyer Valley and Somerset local government areas. Under a local fire ban all open fires are prohibited...

Two deaths in three days adds to a concerning road toll

A man died in a crash in Brisbane's South on Monday night September 21. Police said the man was heading outbound on Mains Road at MacGregor when his Commodore slammed into a Mercedes which was stopped at a set of traffic lights. Three other cars were damaged. Sadly the driver of the Commodore...
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