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Man critically injured in balcony fall at Taringa

(Photo: Queensland Ambulance Service. Supplied.) A man's fighting for life after falling from a balcony in Brisbane's Southwest overnight. Paramedics were called to an address at Taringa at just after 9 after the man fell 15 to 20 metres. Police say the man had been drinking before the fall and there were several...

Watts says state needs to ensure safety in Toowoomba schools

(Photo: Twitter.) Toowoomba North MP Trevor Watts (pictured above) says the state government needs to ensure that teachers and their staff are safe when working in local schools. His comments come after a principal at Harristown was allegedly being punched in the face by a suspended student. Mr Watts says teachers need to...

Concerns for 36-year-old man missing from Marsden

(Photo/s: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) The search is on to find a 36-year-old man missing from Marsden since yesterday.  Alex Bradford (above) was last seen leaving a Dayana Street address around 11.30 on Tuesday morning and has not been heard from since. Police and family hold concerns for his welfare as his disappearance...

Toowoomba teen charged after school assault.

  A teenage boy from Toowoomba has been charged after an alleged assualt at a Harristown school yesterday.At 3:30 in the afternoon the 15 year old allegedly walked up behind a 51 year old member of staff and struck him in the face.The staff member was taken to hospital with facial...

Ipswich City Council leading the way in Sustainable Development

  Ipswich City Council's new administration building is setting an example by designing a sustainable development.The design for the building incorporates the latest in technology and concepts and will have a 5 star, Green Star rating when it opens, projected for early 2021General Manager of Coordination and Performance Sean Madigan says...

Potential chemical manufacturing plant in New Chum

  A new chemical manufacturing plant in Ipswich is being considered after a detailed assessment by the council and state government. The site would be in New Chum and would see the former mining site of 5 years changed into a chemical plant after business operations shifted and showed the desire to...

Man charged over shooting at Millmerran Woods

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A man has been charged over a shooting outside of Toowoomba overnight. It's alleged the 51-year-old fired a rifle at two other men after they threw a rock through his front window at Millmerran Woods at around 9pm. Police claim that one of the men was grazed with...

Man seriously injured in farm accident at Crowley Vale

(Photo: Queensland Ambulance Service. Supplied.) UPDATE:  A man has suffered significant leg injuries in a farm accident at a Crowley Vale property this morning. He has now been airlifted to a Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition. It happened at a private Harm Drive address at just before 8am. The man had to be freed...

Brisbane's west on airport's new flight path

(Photo: Pixabay License. Free for commercial use. No attribution required.) Brisbane airports new runway is set to be opened mid-next year with flight paths over Brisbane's western suburbs.  Bellbowrie and Pullenvale which have rarely had aircraft noise, will have daily flights travelling overhead, while residents in St Lucia, Taringa and Toowong will...

Fire destroys home at Nanango

(Photo: Queensland Fire and Emergency Service. Supplied.) Fire has destroyed a house at Nanango.  No one was injured in the blaze that started around 11 last night on Brisbane Street.  Investigations are continuing.
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