Beware opening a scammer’s con this Christmas

holiday-scams

The ACCC is warning the community to be wary of scammers trying to ruin their Christmas holidays. Deputy Chair of the ACCC Delia Rickard says scammers are rampant this Christmas. “They often try to take advantage of people during the busy Christmas period and prey on our vulnerabilities at … [Read more...]

2017 – Who is Who in the Name Game.

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Well, in about 4 or five years’ time teachers, you’ll need to get used to saying…” Olivia” and “Harrison’. They are the most popular names given to new borns this year. Olivia is the most popular name for baby girls this year. The names and numbers come from Brisbane’s Greenslopes … [Read more...]

PD Astro and PD Quinn Ready for Retirement

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It’s been a big career- but for two of the Police Services most loyal, it’s retirement time. After illustrious careers with the Queensland Police Service, Police Dog Astro and Police Dog Quinn hang up their harnesses and prepare to live out their retirement in style. At six years old, PD … [Read more...]

Christmas Road Safety Campaign Begins

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You may notice more police on Queensland’s roads in the coming days. That’s because the QPS’s annual Christmas Road Safety Campaign commences tomorrow-Friday December 8th. Police are urging drivers to remain vigilant on the road and to keep the Fatal Five in mind when driving. These are: … [Read more...]

Serious traffic crash, Moranbah

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Police are at the scene of a serious crash in Moranbah that has injured five people. The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating eh cause of the accident, but Police say preliminary information suggests that around 4.20am a vehicle rolled on Moranbah Access Road. The Queensland Ambulance Service … [Read more...]

Operation Papa Guardian – You won’t miss it

Operation PAPA Guardian

And Police say it won’t miss you! The major police blitz called Operation PAPA Guardian began in earnest today and with it 108 marked and six unmarked Road Policing Command motorcycles began patrols along the Warrego and Cunningham and Bruce Highways. Deputy Commissioner Bob Gee says during … [Read more...]