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The first sod is turned at the Toowoomba waste management site.

Construction of a new $13.9 million waste management facility is underway in Toowoomba. The Regional Council have contracted Hutchinson Builders to build the Tier 2 facility, over the existing landfill site at Kleinton and a parcel of land owned by council. Toowoomba Councillor Nancy Sommerfield says the facility will deliver environmental benefits...

Man suffers serious burns after chemical ignited

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A man has been rushed to hospital with serious burns after a chemical ignited at a Camira property. It happened at a private address at around 12:30 this afternoon. Queensland Ambulance says the man - aged in his 30s - was taken the Royal Brisbane Hospital in a...

Intense rain and storms lash Logan, Scenic Rim and Gold Coast

(Photo: Queensland Fire and Emergency Service.) Mayor Greg Christensen has described the rain and storms as 'extreme' in the Scenic Rim today. The region has received over 130mm at Upper Springbrook and 72 mls around Binna Burra in 24 hours.  Locals roads including Coulson Connection to Boonah and a number of corridors which...

**FLOOD AFFECTED ROADS** - If it's flooded, forget it...please!

FLASH FLOODING DANGER SPOTS: Boscombe Road at Brookfield, Paradise Road at Larapinta, Ipswich-Marshall Service Road at Rocklea, Illaweena Street at Drewvale / Stretton, Mulgowie Road at Townson, Millmerran-Leyburn Road at Leyburn / Kirby Creek, Oakey-Cooyar Road at Balgowan, Leyburn-Cunningham Road & Ross Street near Pratten, Dalrymple Creek Road at Allora, Maquarie...

A Springfield school is shocked over a teacher's tragic death.

Police have appealed for information over the death of a Springfield school teacher, who was hit by a truck on the M-1...South of the state border this week, after two people allegedly tied him to a chair in a nearby home. N.S.W officers found the body of Anthony Stott, a teacher...

Storm warning cancelled, flood warning in place & Cyclone Uesi hovers.

Heavy rain has drenched parts of the state's South East overnight, with some areas recording more than 200 millimetres. A severe thunderstorm warning for South East Queensland has now been cancelled, but a number of flood warnings remain in place for the Upper Brisbane River, the Bremer - Logan and Albert...

Police want to know...did you see an indecent assault in Sunnybank?

Your help is needed to identify a man, over the alleged indecent assault of a woman in Sunnybank on the night of January 21st. The woman was walking on Mains Road near the intersection of Pristina Street, when a man approached from behind and indecently touched her. While trying to break free,...

Mayor say current flood conditions similar to 2011

Toowoomba's Mayor says the current flood contitions in the region are similar to 2011. Paul Antonio (pictured above) says the catchment is very wet and rainfall has been patchy but if the city had a big rainfall event right now, right across the catchment it would flood the area:"The situation that...

Local group wants government to act on bushfires

(Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. Supplied.) A Toowoomba bushfire action group is calling on all levels of government to put in strategies to protect the region against devastating bushfires. It comes after the Pechey bushfire (pictured above), north of Toowoomba, forced schools, businesses and residents to flee as firefighters battled to contain...

IPSWICH: Broncos star pleads guilty to DUI

(Photo: River 949's Toni Thompson.) Maroons and Broncos star Joe Ofahenqaue has been fined a thousand dollars and disqualified from driving for three months. The 24 year old recorded a blood alcohol level of point 1-3-6 after being found asleep in his car at Goodna last month.He has pleaded guilty in the...
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