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More local schools join innovative post-school program

High schools across the state - including five in our region - are signing up for a new campaign to entice struggling school leavers into the workforce.The Link and Launch program was trialled at Woodridge High and Redbank Plains last year, and now schools including Bremer, Glenala, Marsden, Beaudesert, and...

Harristown lights to makes kids safer

New flashing lights costing 60-thousand dollars will be installed at a school at Harristown in ToowoombaMember for Toowoomba South David Janetzki says the lights have been overdue ever since a lollipop man was hit by a car outside of Harristown State School a few years ago - and was the...

Charleville boy hurt in motorbike accident

    A Charleville primary-school boy has sustained chest injuries after crashing a motorcycle on Tuesday night. Paramedics were called out just before 6pm to a single-motorcycle crash - the boy had head, leg and chest injuries and was taken in a serious but stable condition to Charleville Hospital.

Logan snake bite

(Image: QAS Social Media)   A man in his 50s has been taken to Logan Hospital in stable condition after an overnight snake bite. Paramedics were called to a private addtress at Beenleigh around 1130pm on Monday night where the man had apparently been bitten by the reptile.

Riverview motorbike accident

  A man was taken to Ipswich hospital in a stable condition after a single mototcycle crash at Riverview on Tuesday morning.Ambulance officers say the rider sustained a shoulder injury and abrasions after he came off his motorbike on Riverview Road around 5.30am.

Scenic Rim hopes to see city slickers on Ekka holiday

City slickers are being urged to get a taste of country life for the Ekka people's day on Friday.  The Scenic Rim has its show holiday for locals today. But the region's Mayor Greg Christensen (pictured above) says they'll be ready for visitors for a day trip out to the region later...
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