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Toowoomba North MP labels Budget as a big disappointment for city

(Photo: Toowoomba CBD. Danubis. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.) Toowoomba North MP Trevor Watts says the Budget is a big disappointment with debt ballooning, tax increases and no real job creation. His comments come after Treasurer Jackie Trad handed down her second budget in...

Police investigate break and enters in Toowoomba

(Photo: Queensland Police Service.) Police are investigating a spate of break and enters in Toowoomba overnight.  A chemist at Kingsthorpe was broken into at around 2 this morning.. with the thieves making off with pharmaceutical goods and a sum of cash. Later around 3:30, at Harristown offenders used a vehicle to ram raid...

Toowoomba Mayor grateful for State Budget funding for city

(Photo: Twitter.) Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio (pictured above) says he is grateful for anything that came out of the State Budget for the Garden City.  Treasurer Jackie Trad committed 1.8 billion to health, education and infrastructure for the Darling Downs region yesterday. Mr Antonio says that council wanted to target other areas as...

Several people injured in crash at Haigslea

(Photo: Queensland Government.) Two children and five adults have been taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle crash in the Somerset region.  The patients suffered seatbelt injuries and other abrasions in the crash at Haigslea at just before 7.30 this morning. Mark Nugent from the Queensland Ambulance Service says nine people were assessed on...

Indigenous justice & rehab services returned, thanks to the Budget.

Ipswich M.P Jennifer Howard has welcomed the re-establishment of the Murri Court in Ipswich, following the release of the State Budget. Treasurer Jackie Trad delivered her second budget in Parliament yesterday, with a surplus for 2019 / 20, which will see debt increase to $7.3-billion this financial year. Ms.Howard says the Murri...

A man is stabbed to death in Brisbane's South last night.

Detectives are investigating the death of a man in Annerley this morning. Officers were called to Junction Terrace shortly before midnight, following reports of an assault. On arrival, a man was discovered on the footpath with life threatening injuries, and despite efforts from emergency services, he was pronounced deceased at the scene. A...

Have your eyes spied Tye, missing from Logan & maybe in Bundamba.

Police are calling on your help to find a 23-year-old man, reported missing from Logan. Tye Beeching was last seen at a Waterford address at around 2.30 p.m yesterday, and could be travelling in the Bundamba area. There are concerns for Tye’s welfare, as he suffers from a medical condition. He's Caucasian, approximately...

Carer accused of neglect set to apply for bail

A Somerset carer accused of neglecting and mistreating an elderly woman so badly she may never fully recover, is set to apply for bail. Michelle Leanne Stitt has been charged with failing to provide the necessities of life to the 77-year-old woman for more than three weeks last month. The woman was...

Ex-One Nation staffer loses rape appeal

(Photo: Facebook.) A former One Nation media advisor jailed for the rape and assault of a woman has lost his appeal against his conviction. Sean David Black (pictured above), a former staffer for ex-senator Malcolm Roberts, was found guilty of one count of rape and two counts of assault in the Brisbane...

Toowoomba M.P's ongoing Budget push for School Parking coffers...

Local M.P's hope more money will be set aside for the Toowoomba region in today's State Budget. Upgrades to road infrastructure, including a corridor from Highfields into Boundary Street, and water security are on the wish-list. Toowoomba South M.P David Janetzki (pictured) says he wants to see funding announced for parking problems...
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