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Wed 24 Apr 2019

ANZAC DAY: What's open and what's closed in Ipswich

ANZAC DAY: What's open and what's closed in Ipswich

Need to grab some Anzac biccies? Here are the details for retail trading hours today.

Claims made in high-stake fight started by suing councillors

premium_icon Claims made in high-stake fight started by suing councillors

Seven former councillors are locked in a battle to secure compensation for what they claim was an unfair dismissal by the State Government.

Tue 23 Apr 2019

$1.5 million for highway upgrade in Brisbane Valley township

$1.5 million for highway upgrade in Brisbane Valley township

More than $1 million dollars announced for upgrades including reduced speed limit and new turn lanes for main street

How crews stopped CBD's Commonwealth Hotel from collapsing

premium_icon How crews stopped CBD's Commonwealth Hotel from collapsing

The building has deteriorated since it was bought for a bargain price in a bizarre settlement when the pub's owner sued the council almost a decade ago.

Legendary brothers to help Swifts celebrate 100 years

Legendary brothers to help Swifts celebrate 100 years

Swifts will mark 100 years at an upcoming sportsman's luncheon.

'You shouldn't have to choose parents': Visa change coming

premium_icon 'You shouldn't have to choose parents': Visa change coming

As revealed in the QT's Future Ipswich campaign, strong migration from Asia is leading the growth in the region.

Councillors cut from process to stop 'closed door' decisions

premium_icon Councillors cut from process to stop 'closed door' decisions

It's part of a suite of new Ipswich City Council measures to improve accountability ahead of the next local government elections.

Candidate decides to quit job and stand at federal election

premium_icon Candidate decides to quit job and stand at federal election

She's promised more cash for transport, education and the health sector if elected next month.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Three children hospitalised after Brisbane Valley crash

Three children hospitalised after Brisbane Valley crash

Three patients have been transported to hospital after a truck and vehicle crash earlier this afternoon

Winning day at Marburg meet

Winning day at Marburg meet

Oakwood Capital winner Darrell Graham (Escalera) was among the star performers at the successful Easter Sunday meeting.

EASTER: What's open in Ipswich this long weekend

premium_icon EASTER: What's open in Ipswich this long weekend

Here's what's open and what's closed in Ipswich over the Easter break.

Former member weighs in: Can the LNP win again in Ipswich?

premium_icon Former member weighs in: Can the LNP win again in Ipswich?

From its creation in 1998 to the 2007 election, the seat was held by a Liberal member of John Howard's Coalition Government.

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Hemp could be the answer to fixing PFAS contamination

premium_icon Hemp could be the answer to fixing PFAS contamination

HEMP plants could be the key to treating water and soil contaminated by PFAS.

10 things to do this Easter weekend

10 things to do this Easter weekend

What's on in and around Ipswich.

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Supermarket giant helps farmers drought-proof operations

premium_icon Supermarket giant helps farmers drought-proof operations

Five farmers have received a share of $1.4million for on-farm practices

DRIVERS BEWARE: Speed limit drop in busy town

premium_icon DRIVERS BEWARE: Speed limit drop in busy town

The works will also improve the area which is a popular destination for locals, tourists and day-trippers.

RT Edwards: Farewell to a beloved retail icon

premium_icon RT Edwards: Farewell to a beloved retail icon

RT's has seen it all, but sadly the doors will close on June 30.

Mum's story: 'Your son is going to die today'

premium_icon Mum's story: 'Your son is going to die today'

Jody Daetz was 17 when leukaemia struck, now his mother is on a mission to help others.

Commuters are lining up to catch city's new bus service

premium_icon Commuters are lining up to catch city's new bus service

The bus makes it easier for residents to visit major shopping hubs across the city.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Make a plan to beat fuel price pain

premium_icon Make a plan to beat fuel price pain

"Think about your destination and find out if there's cheaper fuel there or along the way."

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