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Ipswich and Toowoomba set to shiver through coldest July day

    Ipswich and Toowoomba are on track to record their coldest day of the year.   Toowoomba is set to reach a top of 9 degrees today, and it will get up to just 17 in Ipswich.   Senior Meteorologist Felim Hanniffy says some areas could record their coldest July morning for almost two decades...

GPS trial for Logan youth offenders slammed

  The trial of the GPS trackers for youth offenders is being slammed by the Opposition after it was revealed not one ankle bracelet has been ordered since the program began. In April, the Queensland Government passed reforms to allow courts to fit repeat offenders aged 16 and 17 with GPS trackers...

One motorcyclist killed, another seriously injured in crashes in Brisbane and Logan

A motorcyclist has died and another seriously injured in separate crashes at Cornubia and Bracken Ridge overnight. Just after 9.30pm, a motorcyclist was travelling along Mount Cotton Road when investigations suggest the rider lost control, hit a culvert and was thrown from the motorcycle. A 31-year-old Cedar Vale man died at the...

Petitioners want Paul Pisasale Bridge to be renamed after Ash Barty

   A petition has been launched to remove disgraced former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale's name from a local bridge and replace it with Wimbledon champion Ash Barty. Ipswich's Karin Weston, who's behind the campaign, is pushing to rename the Paul Pisasale Bridge to Ashleigh Barty Bridge. More than 1200 people have signed the...

Should Ipswich build a statue to honour Ash Barty?

Ipswich City Council is considering whether it will apply for a $100,000 grant to build an Ash Barty statue to honour the city's newly crowned Wimbledon champion. In the moments after Barty beat Karolina Pliskova in three sets in the final, becoming the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon since her...

Teen killed in trail bike crash

A 17-year-old boy has passed away in hospital, following a trail bike crash at Kingston on Monday. The teen had been riding a trial bike, with a 16-year-old female pillion passenger along Eridani Avenue at 5.10pm yesterday. The trail bike left the roadway and collided with a power pole. The teenage boy suffered...

Woman visiting Sunshine Coast and Cairns tests positive to Covid-19

A Queensland woman who studies in Victoria and travelled to the Sunshine Coast, Mareeba and Cairns has tested positive to Covid-19. Acting Premier Steven Miles says the woman, in her 20s, is unrelated to any of the existing clusters in Queensland. Mr Miles said she had been infectious in the community from...

Start your engines: Ipswich welcomes back Supercars

Supercars will return to Ipswich next month luring fans from across the state and providing a much-needed boost to the region's tourism industry. In a win for Queensland motorsport fans, Supercars plans to hold the event as a two-day, three-race weekend across August 21-22.It follows last week’s announcement that Beaurepaires Sydney...

Toowoomba man accused of touching, photographing unconscious women

A Toowoomba anaesthetist has been accused of touching and photographing unconscious women while under his care. Police allege a 59-year-old Mount Ommaney man working as a Toowoomba-based anaesthetist between November 2020 and February this year inappropriately touched three women aged in their 20s while they were unconscious. The man has been charged...

Ipswich rugby league team stood down indefinitely after brawl

The Goodna Eagles A grade team has been stood down indefinitely as an investigation into a wild brawl continues. The incident happened at the Goodna Eagles and Swifts Bluebirds game at Purga on Sunday, July 11 with video circulating on social media showing punches thrown and a person being dragged away...

Patient with 'significant' leg injury taken to hospital

A person has suffered a significant leg injury after a traffic crash at the Cunningham Highway and Horan Road intersection. Paramedics assessed two patients at the scene with a rescue helicopter called in for support. The crash happened about 8.45am today at Silverdale.

TOOWOOMBA| Woman kicked by a horse near Clifford Park

A woman has been injured after being kicked by a horse in Toowoomba.  It happened near the Clifford Park Racecourse at Newtown at just before 7 this morning.   Queensland Ambulance says that she was taken to Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition with head and facial injuries.   (Photo: Queensland Ambulance Service. Supplied.)
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