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Baby bilby born at Ipswich Nature Centre

A baby bilby boy (pictured above) has been born in time for Christmas at the Ipswich Nature Centre in Queens Park.  Zoo staff discovered that the joey's mother Tanami was pregnant in September after being paired up with his father Quartz.  Jodie Richter from Ipswich Council says the bilby was bred as...

Ex-Cyclone Owen could bring rain, storms to local region

We could be hit with heavy rain and storms in Ipswich and the southeast if ex-Cyclone Owen reforms into a category three system. The Bureau of Meteorology says the low pressure system over the Gulf of Carpentaria could strengthen into a cyclone again later today or overnight.  Forecaster Harry Clarke says it...

Man attacked with sticks and tree branches in robbery at Logan Central

Police are looking for a group of teens who were behind a violent robbery at Logan Central overnight.  At around 8pm, a man had his bag and wallet taken, after a group of male offenders, aged between 16 and 18,  attacked him with tree branches and sticks in the the parklands...

Grand Tour test driver Abbie Eaton takes to track at 'Paperclip'

England's Abbie Eaton (pictured above) has taken to the track at Queensland Raceway in Ipswich today.  The 26-year-old is at the 'Paper Clip' test driving for Matt Stone Racing.  Eaton, who co-stars in the TV series 'The Grand Tour', says she would like to compete here in the Supercars: "The plan is do...

BREAKING NEWS: Court freezes suspended Mayor Luke Smith's assets

A court has frozen suspended Logan Mayor Luke Smith's (pictured above) assets. Smith was charged in March with official corruption, failing to correct his council register of interests and two counts of perjury following an investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission. The Brisbane Supreme Court today put a freezing order in...

Nexus closer to announcing opening date for second range

The company behind building Toowoomba's Second Range Crossing says an official opening date for the rest of the project -- is not far off. Motorists can now drive straight through from Cranley to the Gore Highway after the project reached a major milestone at the weekend.  Nexus Infrastructure CEO John Hagan says...

Police hunt for vandals who damaged local school

Police hope the release of CCTV images (pictured above) will lead to identifying three people who vandalised a Toowoomba school earlier this year.  The trio reportedly threw a rock through a window at Centenary Heights State High School and caused other damage around 1:30am on June 30.  It's understood one of the...

WARWICK SHOOTING: Inquest hears from mother of man shot by police

The mother of a man, who was fatally shot by police near Warwick, has given evidence at an inquest in Toowoomba. Police shot Russell Winks dead when he threatened them with a rifle at his Freestone property in 2016. It happened after officers negotiated with Winks for about five or ten minutes.  His...

Have you seen this teenager...missing from Toowoomba?

We need your help to locate a teenage boy, reported missing from Newtown. The 13-year-old was last seen on Friday in Toowoomba, but has not been in contact since. He's described as Aboriginal, around 140cms tall with a slim build and brown hair. If you have seen him or know of his whereabouts,...

Help stop vandalism over the hols via the School Watch Hotline.

Darling Downs residents are being urged to use a hotline to report suspicious behaviour on school grounds, particularly over the upcoming Summer break, after a spate of break-ins in recent weeks. Five schools across Toowoomba have been broken into, with varying degrees of damage done to the campuses. Darling Heights State School...
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