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Offender with 'rocks in his head' sought over stoning traffic.

Police want to speak with anyone who received damage to their vehicle, after a man was spotted throwing rocks onto cars in Brisbane's West. Just before 5 p.m yesterday, witnesses saw the man throw a large rock onto traffic, travelling along Moggill Road at Kenmore. Any witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam...

Inmate goes berko before belting & biting Corrective Services guards.

Two custodial officers have been injured while restraining a prisoner at the Brisbane District Court. Queensland Corrective Services says the 25-year-old inmate became agitated after being sentenced yesterday, and needed to be restrained. One officer suffered scratches and the other bite marks in the process. The woman was taken back to Wacol's detention...

Got a risque' rego plate...? Probably not for much longer...!

Queensland's motoring body is welcoming a move by the Palaszczuk Government, to crackdown on personalised plates that may cause offence. Laws are set to be introduced, allowing the Department of Transport and Main Roads to refuse to issue any plates, that may infringe on another person's rights. R.A.C.Q Spokesperson Rebecca Michael says...

Construction of AFL Women's stadium to start late October

(Photo: Jordan MP Charis Mullen. Supplied.) UPDATE: Temporary car parks will be available to commuters at Springfield Central Train Station once works on the precinct’s new $44.5 million AFL Women’s hub begins.  Jordan MP Charis Mullen says the parking will be moved 500 metres away from the station, so heavy machinery can be...

Man pulled unconscious from house fire in Harristown

(Photo: Queensland Fire and Emergency Service. Supplied.) A man has been pulled unconscious from a house fire at Harristown overnight. The 56-year-old is now in a serious but stable condition in a Toowoomba Hospital after fire broke out at a workers cottage on Stephen Street at around 7pm. QFES station officer Scott Frame...

Police appeal for information on shooting at Wacol

(Photo/s: Queensland Police Service.) Detectives are hoping to identify two men (pictured above/below) allegedly behind a random shooting outside a home in Wacol.  At just before 1 this morning, police say the pair went to an address in Wilga Street, where they initially asked to use a phone before allegedly attempting to...

One dead after violent home invasion in the Scenic Rim.

Investigations have begun, after a man was fatally shot during a home invasion at Gleneagle this morning. Just before 6am, Police received a report of a Brittany Court address having been broken into. A 48-year-old male occupant sustained a gunshot wound to his leg, and was treated at the scene in a...

The Dairy sector calls for an increased levy to ensure farming survival.

Industry leaders are urging the federal government to consider introducing an 11-cent-per-litre farm support levy on the price of milk. Dairy farmers are being hit by drought, low farm gate prices, and high costs for fodder and energy. 'Dairy Connect' is also warning that producers are at risk of being locked into...

Fire destroys a home at Brassall

(Photo: Queensland Fire and Emergency Service. Supplied.) Fire has destroyed a house at Brassall this afternoon.  QFES says fire crews arrived to find the Balonne Street property well alight around 1:30pm. Four crews had the blaze in the brick single storey home under control over an hour later.   No one was injured but the...

Storms expected to bring rain to fire ravaged areas

(Photo: The band of storms currently on the Staplyton radar. Bureau of Meteorology.) Rain is expected to fall across fire ravaged areas of the south-east this afternoon. A band of thunderstorms coming in from the northwest is currently bringing falls to areas including Mulgowie, Mt Tarampa, Marburg, Wivenhoe Dam and up to...
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