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Mon 3 Aug 2020

‘Critical week’: No new cases but that may change

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There have been no new cases of coronavirus in Queensland in the past 24 hours. It comes at the start of a critical week for the state, with police promising a blitz on...

Sun 2 Aug 2020

Emotions fly high as Eagles surprise caring Jo

Premium Content Emotions fly high as Eagles surprise caring Jo

A daughter wanting to make a difference and the Ipswich Eagles club display their wonderful spirit. See what happened at the footy.

Sat 1 Aug 2020

100-year-old celebrates birthday in aged care lockdown

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He is a familiar face, having driven buses for more than 60 years in Ipswich. Here's how he celebrated his big day.

Wed 29 Jul 2020

'Fell in love': Heartwarming ending for dog with ruff past

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After a failed adoption, it was a string of the wrong people, before a loving family spotted Dozer’s adoption profile online.

Tue 28 Jul 2020

FULL CIRCLE: Hospital’s first ever baby delivers her child

Premium Content FULL CIRCLE: Hospital’s first ever baby delivers her child

Fast forward 32 years later, midwife Frances Beard was there as the new mum welcomed her first child into the world.

Mon 27 Jul 2020

Artists to transform major vacant Gatton CBD building

Premium Content Artists to transform major vacant Gatton CBD building

A business incubator hub, workshop space and gallery are planned for this shopfront.

Thu 23 Jul 2020

Ripley Valley on weather watch as club welcomes new team

Premium Content Ripley Valley on weather watch as club welcomes new team

Growing Ipswich football club fielding first women’s side as men look to build on 2019 success.

Wed 22 Jul 2020

‘Dilapidated’ train carriages to be removed from trail site

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Community group to upgrade popular camping destination.

Mon 20 Jul 2020

Great things to do in the Gympie region

Great things to do in the Gympie region

The Gympie region is full of hidden gems to explore from the quaint Mary Valley to the breathtaking Cooloola Coast and everything in between.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Make the most of your digital subscription

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Your subscription helps to fund stories that really matter to our local community. Without you, many of them would never be told.

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Tragic events have stuck to this cop for a very good reason

Premium Content Tragic events have stuck to this cop for a very good reason

Most cops will go on and specialise, but for 35 years, Brad Smart stuck to general duties – for a very good reason.

A van and bags of cans: how 20-year-old is helping homeless

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The inspirational young man is backed in his mission by a community-minded city and the power of bags of cans and bottles. Here’s how he is making a difference.

New facilities mean more opportunity to cash in containers

Premium Content New facilities mean more opportunity to cash in containers

Ipswich residents have taken to the scheme, cashing in for more than $10 million so far. New facilities have now opened.

How Ipswich residents made $10 million in just 18 months

Premium Content How Ipswich residents made $10 million in just 18 months

Are you missing out on making some easy money? Ipswich has been taking advantage of the scheme to good effect.

Sun 12 Jul 2020

Extra roles for umpires, players, fans as city sport resumes

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While coaches and players have to adjust to new procedures, umpires also have additional roles. Check out the latest.

Funding boost for Ipswich Hospice Care in trying times

Premium Content Funding boost for Ipswich Hospice Care in trying times

The vital service helps 200 locals every year free of charge. A timely financial boost will allow them to keep doing their essential work.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

You beauty: The footy is back in Ipswich

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The Ipswich Eagles sides will tomorrow be among the first in the city to kickstart post COVID-19 play.

Springfield stadium ‘amazing’ for Lions players, fans

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With ongoing work at Ipswich’s multi-million stadium, the Brisbane Lions forward offered a valuable message. Find out what.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Record-setting biker dodges charging bull, roos on 18hr ride

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With just her bike and supplies, Rebecca took on the entire Brisbane Valley Rail Trail in a solo mission.

All heart: Cooloola Berries open for business

All heart: Cooloola Berries open for business

For an old-fashioned dose of sunshine and one of nature's most mouth-watering treats you can't go past the Gympie region's number one berry experience.

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