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GATTON: Child rescued after becoming stuck in storm water drain

(Photo: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. Supplied.) A child has been rescued after their arm became stuck in a storm water drain at Gatton. Fire crew and paramedics were called Goltz Court at just after 4 yesterday afternoon. The 7-year-old was freed and taken to the local hospital as a precaution.

BREAKING | Young Man Suffers Electric Shock In Bundamba

Emergency crews have raced to Bundamba, where a person has suffered an electric shock.  Paramedics, including Critical Care and HARU, were called to a location off River Road at 8:57AM.   A man in his 20's was taken to Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital with Critical Care and HARU on board, in a serious...

State agrees on public hand over of Gatton and Wacol prisons

The state government says it has reached an agreement on when the operation of two, privately owned prisons will be returned to public control.  This year the Palaszczuk government made the decision to  take back control of Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre at Wacol in mid-2020 and the Southern Queensland Correctional Centre...

Corby's relative charged over record drug bust

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied) A relative of Schapelle Corby is allegedly a key player in a major drug bust in Queensland.  The Courier-Mail reports that 26-year-old Viliami Taani Paea Kisina is related to Schapelle through a half-brother and half-sister and lives in Loganlea. Police seized around 750 kgs of MDMA this...

Two teens charged over robbery at Shailer Park

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) Two teenage girls have been charged accused of robbing a woman in a carpark at Logan. The 37-year-old was approached by the pair outside a shopping centre off the Pacific Highway in Shailer Park. Police say she was struck over the head a number of times before the...

Motorbike crash in Ravensbourne

  One person has been taken to hospital after a motorbike crash in Ravensbourne.Just after 11:30 this morning the person crashed on Mount Jockey Road.The patient was taken to Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition.

Councils combine to secure funding.

Three local councils are joining forces to push for a share in funding to reduce unemployment.Somerset, Lockyer Valley and Scenic Rim are trying to get a cut of the Works for Queensland Funding which offers 200 million for councils to develop goals or projects that will help young and unemployed...

QPS and QFES members recognised.

  A ceremony has been held in Toowoomba today recognising outstanding work from Queensland Police and QFES members.More than 20 officers and many QFES members were celebrated for their commitment to serving the community.Minister for Police and Corrective Services Mark Ryan says, all recipients are a credit to their organisations and...

Man shot in chest at Ellen Grove

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) Police are hunting a person who shot a man in the chest at Ellen Grove in Brisbane's south-west. Paramedics treated the man, aged in his 30s, for a gunshot wound to the chest at a Waterford Road address last night. The man was taken to hospital in a...

Union calls for officer's hit and run driver's sentence to be appealed

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) The Police Union wants the three year sentence of a teen who ran down an Ipswich police officer reviewed. Constable Peter McAulay (pictured above) was left with debilitating injuries after he was mowed down by a 17-year-old boy in a stolen car at Booval last year.  QPU President...
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