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Police reveal CCTV footage of man robbing Goodna home

A man has smashed a glass door to a Goodna home stealing jewellery and other items before fleeing. Ipswich police have released CCTV footage of the burglary, which happened about 8.15am on March 8 at a Bertha St home.  Police have released footage of the man, who is described as Caucasian in...

Nevaeh, 3, found on childcare bus, fighting for life as police speak

UPDATE: 3PM - 'SIMPLY SHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED' - MP State Education Minister Grace Grace the tragic circumstances leading to three-year-old Nevaeh Austin being left alone on a bus outside a childcare centre “should not have happened”. Ms Grace released a statement this afternoon saying her thoughts are with Nevaeh’s family, friends...

Motorcyclist flown to hospital after Lockyer Valley collision

A woman has been flown to hospital after a collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle towing a trailer in the Lockyer Valley region. The crash happened yesterday afternoon and the Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was called into action around 5pm (Wednesday, May 4) and the pilot was able to...

1100 free car spaces for Springfield Central commuters as state spruiks new complex

  A $44.5 million mega five-storey park ‘n’ ride complex at Springfield Central Station has been officially opened boosting the available carpark spaces to about 1100. It’s hoped the complex will also deter drivers from parking illegally around the station because of a lack of spaces previously. Transport Minister Mark Bailey says the...

Significant wet weather delays Toowoomba water notices

Toowoomba residents still waiting for their water notices can expect them to arrive from this Friday as the council blames the recent wet weather for the slight delay. Toowoomba Regional Council has put additional resources into reading all 65,000 water meters across the region after recent wet weather affected staff accessing...

Cuteness factor rises at Ipswich Nature Centre as furry babies arrives

The latest additions to Ipswich Nature Centre have arrived with the cuteness factor in overdrive. A brush-tailed rock wallaby joey and gosling are now calling the centre home and councillor Russell Milligan says it is exciting to see a brush-tailed rock wallaby joey poking its face from the mother’s pouch. “This baby...

DV safe phone charity launches new map to help victims

Victims of domestic violence will now be able to easily find a service that can supply them with a lifeline to call for help if they need it thanks to a generous donation from the Hannah Clarke Foundation. Sunshine Coast-based charity DV Safe Phones - which collects secondhand phones - has...

Man dies after motorbike crash at Riverview

A man has died in hospital following a crash involving a motorbike at Riverview yesterday. Police believe the motorcycle was travelling down the Warrego Highway off ramp onto the Ipswich Motorway towards Brisbane, when it struck a guardrail before crashing around 7.35am. The rider, a 23-year-old man from Toowoomba, was taken to...

Investigations continue into serious motorcycle crash at Riverview

Police are investigating a serious single vehicle crash involving a motorbike at Riverview yesterday. Preliminary information suggests the motorcycle was travelling down the Warrego Highway off ramp onto the Ipswich Motorway towards Brisbane, when it struck a guardrail before crashing around 7.35am. The rider, a 23-year-old man from Toowoomba, was transported to...

Bad choices leading to high Ipswich road toll: police

Police will crack down on motorists speeding or doing the wrong thing on Ipswich roads this Labour Day long weekend with drivers urged to not become a road toll statistic. Eighty-eight people have been killed on Queensland roads this year with seven of those in the Ipswich region alone - that’s five...

Social housing crisis: Mums choosing between violent homes or homelessness

Desperate Ipswich mums and their families are being forced to sleep in their cars or return to abusive households due to the state’s crippling social housing crisis. More than 50,000 people are on Queensland’s social housing register, vacancy rates across the state are at historic lows and low-income households are spending...
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