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Medicos declare recent South East Measles cases as 'an outbreak'.

We're being warned to look out for Measles symptoms, with another confirmed case in Logan. Last Tuesday night, an infected person arrived in Brisbane on a China Airlines flight from Auckland. Dr.Kari Jarvinen from Metro South Health says people may have been unknowingly exposed. It follows several confirmed cases of Measles in recent...

Teenage girl missing from Glenvale

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A search is on to find a teenage girl missing from Glenvale in Toowoomba. The 15-year-old (pictured above) was last seen around 1pm on Monday October 15 at Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre and has not been seen by friends or family since. Police hold concerns for her welfare...

Man shot with projectile during altercation in East Toowoomba

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) An investigation is underway after a  man was shot with what is believed to be a BB gun at East Toowoomba overnight. Police allege that a group of nine people - possibly one of them known to the 54-year-old victim - tried to force their way into...

Two people killed in a crash involving a car stolen from Toowoomba

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) Two people have died in a Brisbane crash that involved a car stolen from North Toowoomba last night. The vehicle almost hit a police car before crashing with another vehicle that was heading south around midnight on Gympie Arterial Road in Bald Hills. A 36-year-old man in the...

Kerry Shine to run for a seat in Toowoomba Council elections

(Photo: Supplied.) Seasoned politician Kerry Shine (pictured) has announced he will run for Toowooomba Regional Council at the 2020 local government elections.   Mr Shine, who was the former Toowoomba North MP, says he wants to bring his 11 years in government and 20 years experience in business to the job. He says one...

Ipswich MP opens up affordable housing in Ecco Ripley

(Photo: Supplied.) Ipswich MP Jennifer Howard (pictured) says affordable housing is one of the biggest issues for the local community. Her comments follow the announcement of 20 turn-key homes at Ecco Ripley, through a Palaszczuk Government and the Churches Of Christ Housing Services initiative. It's understood seven are still to be built, with...

Welfare Drug Test reintroduced in Federal Parliament

(Photo: ProjectManhattan. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.)A bill to drug test welfare recipients has been introduced for a second time to Federal Parliament overnight.Logan is expected to be part of a drugs trial, if the legislation is passed.Forde M.P Bert Van Manen...

'World Food Day' confirms ballooning waistlines in Ipswich.

Shocking new data for World Food Day has found the obesity crisis is Australia is escalating, with half of young adults now either overweight or obese. Jamie's Ministry Of Food in Ipswich is celebrating the day, as part of National Nutritional Week, with a public event showcasing all things food and...

Trade commissioners in Ipswich and Toowoomba to boost exports and jobs

(Photo: https://www.needpix.com/photo/540349/banner-header-export-container-shipload-stamp-font-imprint-free-pictures) Six of Queensland’s Trade and Investment Commissioners are in  Ipswich and Toowoomba to boost exports and jobs this week. Ipswich West MP Jim Madden says the commissioners to Hong Kong and Macau and India are in Ipswich today while representatives from Latin America, India, the Middle East and Indonesia will be...

Second crime scene established in Gleneagle shooting

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) Police are investigating a vehicle fire in Logan believed to be linked to a man's death in the Scenic Rim. Michael Menzel was shot in the leg at Gleneagle yesterday morning, his daughter watched on as paramedics tried in vain to save his life. Acting Detective Inspector Ken...
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