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Emergency declaration for public safety in Ipswich
Police have made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act due to a mental health incident in the Ipswich suburb of Brassall. Maddy Morwood. less than 2 min read. June 13, 2021 - 8:43PM. A PSPA has been declared in Ipswich,...

Growing calls for Tamil family's release
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Young nurse reveals the sliding doors moment that saved her from the clutches of two of Australia's most notorious ...
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'They should never have been sent': Biloela family's fate to be decided within days
The fate of a Tamil family detained on Christmas Island will be decided within days as the federal government faces growing calls to release the four asylum seekers after one of them was evacuated for treatment in a Perth hospital. Immigration Minister Alex...

Kerbside Clean-up

Local suburbs and the date the materials need to be left out by are as follows:-
Wynnum 9 November 2015
Lota 9 November 2015

Wynnum West 16 November 2015
Manly 16 November 2015
Manly West 16 November 2015

When putting out items for collection remember:
- to keep the piles tidy on the kerb so the footpath or roadway is kept clear
- Council will not collect piles larger than two cubic metres (equal to a small box trailer load), doors must be removed from refrigerators and cupboards, do not leave sharp or dangerous objects, items must be able to be easily and safely lifted by two people and items must be secured if severe weather is expected.