UPDATE: MPs sack Ipswich council, appoint administrator

UPDATE: MPs sack Ipswich council, appoint administrator

Ipswich City Council has been dismissed by the State Governmen

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Fire crews, aircraft fight 'fast moving' fire

premium_icon PHOTOS, VIDEO: Fire crews, aircraft fight 'fast moving' fire

Residents said a smouldering incinerator may have triggered the fire

Fast, extreme off-road racing heads to Coulson this weekend

Fast, extreme off-road racing heads to Coulson this weekend

Racegoers will be treated to fast paced, off-road racing action

44 BUSINESSES: What's opened and closed in Ipswich

44 BUSINESSES: What's opened and closed in Ipswich

From Costso to cake shops, what's changed in Ipswich this year

DASHCAM FOOTAGE: Watch cattle truck topple at top of Range

premium_icon DASHCAM FOOTAGE: Watch cattle truck topple at top of Range

Dashcam video shows moment truck overturns on Toowoomba Range

Man dies after veering to avoid hitting kangaroo

Man dies after veering to avoid hitting kangaroo

The man's body was found overnight

Warning of ‘substantial rain’

Warning of ‘substantial rain’

Up to 40mm expected in some parts of QLD

Three dead in fuel tanker, car crash north of Bowen

Three dead in fuel tanker, car crash north of Bowen

Emergency services are on scene on the Bruce Highway

The 35 who turned on Turnbull

The 35 who turned on Turnbull

The 35 people who voted for Dutton have been revealed

Homeless man the victim of 'brutal, cowardly' street bashing

premium_icon Homeless man the victim of 'brutal, cowardly' street bashing

Magistrate horrified by young attacker's assault

'It's not a free train': Court warning for fare evaders

premium_icon 'It's not a free train': Court warning for fare evaders

She had no money but that did not stop her riding the rails

Mum fined after child missed 121 school days

premium_icon Mum fined after child missed 121 school days

A mum of five pleaded guilty to failing her obligation as a parent

BMW driver had 'no idea' the car was stolen

premium_icon BMW driver had 'no idea' the car was stolen

Police found her with mates riding in a stolen BMW

Council dismissal 'urgent', sacking only hours away

premium_icon Council dismissal 'urgent', sacking only hours away

Changes will affect when dismissed councillors can stand again

Apology handed down to Ipswich residents at the 11th hour

premium_icon Apology handed down to Ipswich residents at the 11th hour

"There has been a stench over council and I want to see that lifted"

2020 election too soon to call for veteran councillors

premium_icon 2020 election too soon to call for veteran councillors

Both reluctant to make a call on running again in 18 months

Rumours rife that administrator will be former acting CEO

premium_icon Rumours rife that administrator will be former acting CEO

State moves to pass Bill for council sacking

Sport

    The 'what if' driving Fassifern junior coach

    premium_icon The 'what if' driving Fassifern junior coach

    Robin Gilloway named Junior Coach of the Year.

    Bluebirds favourite wins top honour

    premium_icon Bluebirds favourite wins top honour

    Senior coach says he 'owes club for rest of my life'.

    Vegas trip helps IGS rise in major games

    premium_icon Vegas trip helps IGS rise in major games

    Pre-season work plays part in Ipswich's unbeaten run

    St Mary's best in country, again

    St Mary's best in country, again

    Skilful students overcome pressure to retain national title

    National Sport

      NRL teams: Big guns return for Roosters and Rabbitohs

      NRL teams: Big guns return for Roosters and Rabbitohs

      Every NRL squad named for Round 24

      Eels slam ex-staffer over new salary cap claims

      Eels slam ex-staffer over new salary cap claims

      Eels blame ‘disgruntled’ ex-staffer for new salary cap allegations

      Tigers firm as Suns star's new home

      premium_icon Tigers firm as Suns star's new home

      'Richmond think they've got him' but Tom Lynch delays announcement

      Panthers star cleared to play after visa bungle

      premium_icon Panthers star cleared to play after visa bungle

      Panthers's star forward Viliame Kikau cleared for Warriors clash

      Community

        Wivenhoe's catch, snap and release a 'reel' success: Fishos

        Wivenhoe's catch, snap and release a 'reel' success: Fishos

        "It was great to see so many having a great time out on the water"

        Be quick to apply for valuable grant funding

        Be quick to apply for valuable grant funding

        How clubs can access assistance

        Mayor's persistence pays off with hospital plans confirmed

        Mayor's persistence pays off with hospital plans confirmed

        Cr Milligan said building a hospital in 10 years is realistic.

        Ipswich volunteers take fight for Empire to foreign lands

        premium_icon Ipswich volunteers take fight for Empire to foreign lands

        Orders were placed with an Ipswich company for khaki drill uniforms

        What's On

          Bag a bargain at pre-loved clothing market

          Bag a bargain at pre-loved clothing market

          Entry fee money will be donated to Buy a Bale

          Raise your glass and help beat breast cancer

          Raise your glass and help beat breast cancer

          Bubbles for boobs event on this Saturday

          Meerkats are finally here

          premium_icon Meerkats are finally here

          Cute critters in town

          Want the fun of the Ekka right here in Ipswich?

          Want the fun of the Ekka right here in Ipswich?

          Family friendly fete offers up rides, show bags and entertainment

          Local Business News

            REVEALED: Plenty of likes for Ipswich's top electrician

            premium_icon REVEALED: Plenty of likes for Ipswich's top electrician

            Old fashioned, polite and courteous customer service a winner

            Golden Lor serves up tasty Asian meals in Ripley

            Golden Lor serves up tasty Asian meals in Ripley

            Asian cuisine now dished up at Ripley Town Centre

            Final step complete to secure Rheinmetall deal

            Final step complete to secure Rheinmetall deal

            Work to begin at new Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence Redbank

            Subbies target Turnbull over $15b payment ripoff

            premium_icon Subbies target Turnbull over $15b payment ripoff

            Why building subbies aim to target marginal seats

            Lifestyle

              Foods that have more sugar than Coke

              Foods that have more sugar than Coke

              Some surprising foods are packed with sugar

              COWS ON THE RUN: Two beasts yet to be recaptured

              COWS ON THE RUN: Two beasts yet to be recaptured

              Cattle on the run after truck rollover atop Toowoomba Range

              Outrage over woman’s Tinder stunt

              Outrage over woman’s Tinder stunt

              “The gist of it was she wanted to do Live Tinder"

              Baconfest causing a booking fest

              Baconfest causing a booking fest

              Accommodation providers already booked out ahead of Baconfest.

              Entertainment

                IT’S that time of year again for the MTV VMAs aka the most outrageous Hollywood awards ceremony of the year. These are the best and worst dressed celebs.

                Stars shock on VMAs pink carpet

                The best and worst dressed on the pink carpet in New York.

                A SENIOR minister went on Sunrise to stick up for Malcolm Turnbull. He wasn’t expecting this explosion from David Koch.

                ‘Grow a pair’: Kochie explodes at Pyne

                David Koch blows up as Chris Pyne refuses to out Lib rebels.

                NRL star Jason Stevens has recruited some of Australia’s best acting talents to feature in his debut film Chasing Comets, which tells his life story.

                premium_icon NRL star to make feature film debut

                Jason Stevens to tell his life story in feature film Chasing Comets.

                COMEDIAN John Oliver seems to enjoy mocking Australia, and he’s just taken aim at us again in another blistering rant.

                John Oliver eviscerates Australia

                JOHN Oliver is renowned for his take-down comedy.

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                  Real Estate

                    This family business have been crowned Central Queensland's best

                    Gladstone builder crowned eco home champion for third time

                    This family business have been crowned Central Queensland's best

                    AN influx of up to 40,000 extra people is expected in Ipswich in the next decade - and development is under way to cater for the influx.

                    premium_icon Suburb boom: 40,000 people in a decade

                    Say hello to your new neighbours.

                    COULD these be Queensland’s cheapest houses? If so, they’re going for less than the price of a new hatchback. Find out where you can grab a bargain.

                    Houses for the price of a hatchback

                    COULD these be Queensland’s cheapest houses?

                    Jobs

                      A TEAM of specialists will make the claustrophobic journey through a 2.5km tunnel deep under ground to ensure water security for the Coast.

                      The vital job not for the faint-hearted

                      Team of specialists to make claustrophobic water pipeline journey

                      FIVE years ago, every Aussie was trying to get into this booming industry by any means necessary. Now, the companies can barely fill positions.

                      The $150k job no Aussies want

                      Mining positions can now barely be filled

                      OFFICIAL employment figures have sounded an ominous warning for Queensland’s jobs growth.

                      premium_icon Reality check for Queensland jobs

                      Employment figures sound an ominous warning for Qld’s jobs growth.

                      Motoring

                        TOUGH new laws to be introduced by the Palaszczuk Government will stop upgrades to 4WD vehicles, meaning any Queensland driver wanting to buy a caravan will probably need to buy a new vehicle as well.

                        premium_icon 4WD towing laws to be toughened

                        TOUGH new laws to be introduced by the Palaszczuk Government will stop upgrades to...

                        Kia’s fourth generation Sportage, launched in 2016, gets an update to line up with newer rivals.

                        Kia’s $30K SUV stands out for value with nippy performance

                        Road test review of the new Kia Sportage Si.

                        A Mazda CX-5 owner wants another vehicle for exploring the wide, brown land — but not a hardcore 4WD.

                        Wanted, a metro-savvy SUV which can still handle off-road

                        What options are there for off-roading that also have city smarts.