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CCTV captures ute wanted over hit and run in Sumner

Detectives have released CCTV footage of the driver of a white ute wanted over a hit-and-run incident at a hoon rally east of Ipswich. The video footage shows a white Holden Commodore VE ute flying down Spine Street, in Sumner, on Saturday night, as hoons scrambled into their cars when police...

Body of man found at Eagleby

UPDATE:  A report will be prepared for the coroner after the body of a man was found in Logan.  The 60 year old was reported missing from an Eagleby address on Saturday. Anyone with information to police.   EARLIER:  Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man reported missing in the Eagleby area. The 60...

Darling Downs business offers cash incentives for Covid jab

A major Darling Downs employer is being praised for offering cash incentives to encourage staff to get their coronavirus jabs in a bid to get the entire workforce vaccinated. And, it appears to be working. Meat processor JBS, west of Toowoomba, is offering $30 per jab to its more than 900 staff....

Jab deadline set for unvaccinated to be protected by Qld reopen date

Unvaccinated Queenslanders are being warned they have 12 days to get the covid jab to ensure they are fully protected by December 17 when the state’s borders open and Delta inevitably makes its way into the state.. The state has recorded zero new local cases as Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk reveals...

Darra business fire sends choking smoke into air

Thick smoke can be seen billowing into the sky from kilometres away as firefighters battle a blaze at a Darra business. Five firefighting crews have been called to help at the structure fire on Boundary Road, which started just after 9am. A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson says early investigations suggest...

Multi-million dollar revamp at Tivoli Raceway after years of uncertainty

In the 1960s, Tivoli Raceway was a thriving hub of dirt bike activity for riders from around the world. Overtime, the trails became dilapidated and squatters moved into the clubhouse following years of uncertainty and plans to turn the land into a housing estate were withdrawn. But the Churwar site - now...

Police appeal for witnesses of head-on crash on Western Downs

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating after a man in his 60s died in a two-car crash south of Miles yesterday evening (October 17). Initial investigations indicate about 5pm, a Toyota Hilux and a Toyota Prado collided while travelling in opposite directions on the Leichhardt Highway. The driver and sole occupant of the Hilux,...

Ipswich detectives arrest 16-year-old accused of crime spree

  A 16-year-old boy has been denied bail following an alleged crime spree which involved breaking into houses, stealing cars and committing fraud across Ipswich, Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast. Ipswich detectives have arrested the teenager on a whopping 40 charges relating to incidents that occurred during September 22 and October...

Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds on the way

  A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the Darling Downs and south east Queensland, with forecasters predicting damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain.  For people in parts of Ipswich, Somerset, Scenic Rim, South Burnett, Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley Council Areas. The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 1:30 pm, severe...

Queensland sets key dates to reopen borders before Christmas

The Queensland border could be set to reopen and reunite families across the state by Christmas, under a new Covid vaccine plan. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is unveiling the new plan, which sets dates of when the state expects to achieve a 70 and 80 per cent vaccination rate. Queensland has recorded zero...

Two charged with robbery after police pursuit through Ipswich

Two people who were involved in a crash following a police pursuit through Ipswich have been charged with armed robbery over an unrelated incident. On Friday, police commenced an authorised chase of a white SUV - allegedly linked to an open robbery investigation - travelling through the Ipswich area. During the pursuit,...
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