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Elderly woman robbed of groceries at Raceview

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A hunt continues today for a man wanted over allegedly stealing groceries from an elderly woman at Raceview. Police allege the offender entered a Harding Street address and demanded the groceries while an 84 -year-old woman was unpacking them around 4 last Tuesday afternoon. He then walked out...

ELECTION 2020: Tully and Jonic leading Goodna/Springfield seat

(Photo:  Paul Tully and Nicole Jonic teamed up to run for Ipswich's Division 2 seat in the election. Supplied.) Former councillor Paul Tully is leading in the poll for the Division 2 seat in the Ipswich City Council election.  Mr Tully is currently on 6044 votes of the 43 percent of votes...

Paul pulls the big percentages at the polls, to win for one last time.

Paul Antonio has been returned for his third term as Mayor of Toowoomba, after a landslide victory at the weekend's Council elections. While the result is yet to be officially declared by E.C.Q...with just under 70% of the electorate's votes counted, Mayor Antonio is sitting in the box-seat on 72.53 %. Toowoomba's...

Bundamba stays safely in Labor hands after By-election victory.

Labor has retained the seat of Bundamba, despite a strong One Nation vote in the State Government by-election. The A.L.P's Lance McCallum (pictured) claimed the win, taking out 58.9% of the vote with 59.2% counted.  One Nation's Sharon Bell was close behind, receiving 41.1%. After the recent departure of former Member, Jo-Ann Miller...Lance...

A Kingston knife attack leaves the victim listed as 'critical'.

A crime scene has been established in Kingston, after a man sustained knife wounds during an incident yesterday afternoon. Shortly before 3 p.m., Police were called to the scene on Aquarius Drive, after reports a 47-year-old man had been stabbed. Two men were seen leaving the area in a car a short...

Ipswich local election voters...meet your new & first female Mayor.

19 months since Ipswich's former Mayor Paul Pisasale and his Council were sacked by Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe, a new Mayor and 8 Councillors have been elected. It's being seen as a chance for the city to turn over a new leaf. Ipswich Mayoress-elect Teresa Harding says residents and ratepayers made...

Changes to Life Guards on Queensland Beaches

From today Surf Life Saving Queensland will minimize the number of it's staff and shift to surveillance patrols only in response to COVID-19.  This course of action is being implemented to adhere and encourage social distancing for not only lifeguards but those still attending the beach. All those still intending to still...

Fundraiser for Toowoomba man who died from COVID-19

(Photo: Go Fund Me.) A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help the family of a Toowoomba man who died from coronavirus this week.  It's believed 68-year-old Gary Kirstenfeldt (pictured above) contracted the virus while aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. He is being remembered as a 'wonderful family man...

Annastacia's irritation intensifies over social distancing defiance.

The Premier has warned of tighter lockdowns in the weeks ahead, if people don't practise social distancing. It comes after the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Queensland rose by 50 yesterday to 493. Inala's M.P Annastacia Palaszczuk says further restrictions and lockdowns could be imposed on select communities, if the situation...

Virus tentacles stretch into the Southern Downs & South Burnett.

Confirmed diagnoses of Coronavirus have risen to 17 in the West Moreton health region, along with two more cases of Covid-19 recorded in Toowoomba, taking the city's total up to 15...while Kingaroy and Warwick have one case each. The latest infections are included in the state total of 493...50 instances higher...
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