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The Queensland Ambulance Service warned Springfield residents to be vigilant of heatwaves and heat-related emergencies during summer.

Reminder to help prevent summer emergencies

Daniel Bouwmeester December 13, 2023 3 min read

Summer is a notoriously busy time for the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS), who respond to an average of 3,900 calls per day throughout December and January. QAS Director Lisa Dibley said heat-related emergencies were very common during the summer period in Queensland. “Queensland is known for sunshine and particularly hot weather,” Ms Dibley said. “Whilst…

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Extreme weather warning for Queensland

Corin Mackay and Daniel Bouwmeester November 29, 2023 2 min read

The Queensland Government has warned residents to prepare their homes and family for extreme weather this summer. The week of October 9-15 was ‘Get Ready Queensland Week’, helping to raise awareness for the extreme weather Australians may face year-round. The Bureau of Meteorology has declared that El Niño and a positive Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD)…

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It’s a slow road to a better, safer city: 2022-2023 Council budget

Daniel Bouwmeester August 30, 2022 4 min read

Ipswich City Council will spend tens of millions of dollars over the coming months partly widening Springfield’s most congested roads and shoring up public amenity safety. In an effort to keep up with the region’s burgeoning population, Council announced in March last year a multi-stage strategy – known as the Major Road Duplication Project –…

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