Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Queensland’s gender pay gap higher than 20 years ago

Queensland’s gender pay gap is higher than it was 20 years ago, despite more women attaining tertiary education than men, a new report has found. Queensland Women 2015 provides a clear snapshot of how our state’s women and girls are faring, across a range of measures including education, health, safety, finances and gender equality. Minister […]

Police officer stabbed by woman in Logan

A police officer attending a disturbance in Logan this morning, sustained a stab wound to his leg during a struggle with a woman armed with a knife. Police were called to the Lamberth Road address around 8.15am in response to a disturbance involving two women. On arrival, they were confronted inside the home by a woman holding a […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for SE Qld

A SEVERE thunderstorm warning has been issued for people in parts of the Scenic Rim and Southern Downs Council Areas. The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:35 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the NSW border and the area south of the NSW border. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east […]

Police on the hunt for NSW prison escapee

Police are searching for a minimum-security prisoner who escaped from a transport van at West Wyalong today. John Robert Bamblett, 35, was last seen running into bushland near the Newell Highway, about 6km north of West Wyalong, about 1.10pm . Police from Griffith Local Area Command were notified and began searching for him. Bamblett is […]

Woman killed, another critical in horror motorcycle crash

ONE woman has died and another is in a serious condition following a fatal motorcycle crash which occurred in the state’s New England region this afternoon. About 1.30pm, a female motorcyclist was travelling west on Waterfall Way, Ebor, about 50km east of Armidale, when investigations suggest she stopped to pick something up from the roadway. […]