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Missing Esk man found safe and well

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) UPDATE:  Police say they have now located a 59-year-old man, who was reported missing from Esk on the weekend. He was found safe and well today. EARLIER:  Police are asking for our help to find a  59-year-old man reported missing from Esk since the weekend. Jene Cunningham  was last seen by...

Interim Administrator says Ipswich is now ready for new councillors

(Photo: Ipswich First. Supplied.) Ipswich Council has had its final meeting today before new councillors are voted in to the job at this weekend's election. In a statement, Interim Administrator Steve Greenwood (pictured above) says the council is ready to hand over the role to the newly elected councillors after its policies,...

Teen's sentence for injuring Ipswich police officer increased

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A teenager who left a police officer with permanent injuries in a stolen car chase at Ipswich has had his sentence increased on appeal. The youth, who was 16 at the time, struck and badly injured Constable Peter McAulay (pictured) while trying to avoid road spikes at Booval...

A local M.P calls out a Federal Minister over My-Gov website crash.

Federal Blair M.P Shayne Neumann has accused the government of lying, about a cyber-attack on the "My-Gov" website. Thousands of people were unable to lodge unemployment claims online, after losing their jobs due to the Coronavirus crisis. Mr.Neumann says Human Services Minister & Fadden M.P Stuart Robert couldn't keep his stories straight. (Royalty...

The Premier locks down the State border from Wednesday midnight.

Parts of Northern New South Wales are preparing for tough new border restrictions to take effect in Queensland. From midnight tomorrow, all interstate travellers will have to self-isolate for 14-days. Tweed M.P Geoff Provest says the decision is causing unnecessary anxiety. (Royalty free graphic from www.shutterstock.com)  

New Coronavirus cases takes our local total of diagnoses to 23.

A further 60 new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in Queensland. The Darling Downs has recorded 6 new diagnoses, taking the total to 13. While the West Moreton region now has 10 confirmed cases of Covid 19, after two more people came down with the virus. The total across the state is...

Court today for an accused arsonist, after a weekend housefire.

Detectives have charged a woman with arson, after a house fire in North Toowoomba yesterday. Crews were called to a suspicious blaze on Murray Street at around 8 a.m. The structure sustained significant damage to the interior, but thankfully...no one was injured. A 22-year-old North Toowoomba woman has been charged with arson, and...

A girl is found safe but a woman dies in a Logan apartment fire.

Police are investigating a fatal unit fire in Kingston this morning. Emergency services were called to the Sithney Street address at around 3:30 a.m, where they located the body of a deceased woman. There were initially fears for a 12-year-old girl, however she was found safe shortly afterwards. The two-storey unit complex was...

At this stage, Queensland schools remain open...for now.

A decision has been made on South East Queensland schools in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. All schools in the State will be open for the remainder of the term at this stage, with the ongoing health crisis being monitored by the Education Department on a daily basis. The only exception is...

Fatal crash on Southern Downs

A driver has been killed in a crash on the Southern Downs.  Overnight, a truck and car collieded head on along the Cunningham Highway at Clintonvale, near Warwick. The 54-year-old man driving the car died at the scene. The 35-year-old male truck driver was not hurt in the incident. Investigations are continuing.
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