Community News

Mon 18 Feb 2019

CFMEU to launch legal action over New Acland pay dispute

premium_icon CFMEU to launch legal action over New Acland pay dispute

THE CFMEU is set to launch legal action against New Hope, the company that manages the New Acland Coal Mine near Oakey, this week over a pay dispute.

Celebrate cycling week in duathlon event

Celebrate cycling week in duathlon event

As part of the Celebration of Cycling Week, primary and high school aged kids can participate in a duathlon for only $10.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Small business owner fuming after daylight robberies

premium_icon Small business owner fuming after daylight robberies

Three males, a woman and even a child were allegedly involved in the distracting scheme.

Society's one-day workshop sharpens up photo skills

premium_icon Society's one-day workshop sharpens up photo skills

INTEREST in photography has dramatically increased over the years because of digital and mobile phone cameras.

Rotary plays key part in our lives

premium_icon Rotary plays key part in our lives

THE Rotary Club of Ipswich is the oldest in the city, having been chartered in 1930.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Sleepless night for granddad after multi-million dollar win

premium_icon Sleepless night for granddad after multi-million dollar win

THE happy, but tired, Ipswich punter discovered his good fortune on Valentine's Day.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Lockyer graziers suffer drought in silence

premium_icon Lockyer graziers suffer drought in silence

Hay stores are dwindling and cattle are being sold off as Lockyer Valley graziers fear a dry winter ahead

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Hunger goes long way for far north Qld relief fund

premium_icon Hunger goes long way for far north Qld relief fund

IPSWICH residents can grab themselves a piece of the action in the north Queensland flood recovery simply by satisfying their hunger tomorrow.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Rental reform could give tenants more rights than landlords

premium_icon Rental reform could give tenants more rights than landlords

Renters could soon have more rights if they get their way after a recent renting reform survey.

Plans unveiled for new Catholic secondary school

premium_icon Plans unveiled for new Catholic secondary school

An overwhelming number expressions of interest have already been completed, two years before the proposed opening date.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Recycling aid for Townsville flood victims

Recycling aid for Townsville flood victims

ALL funds donated will go directly to the people affected by the floods.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Readers sickened by reports of gastro, poop at Orion Lagoon

premium_icon Readers sickened by reports of gastro, poop at Orion Lagoon

SHOCK reports of people seeing parents wash poo out of swimmers at the Orion Lagoon and more has sent social media in to a frenzy.

UPDATE: Three hospitalised after Warrego Hwy crash

UPDATE: Three hospitalised after Warrego Hwy crash

Three patients have been hospitalised after a two-vehicle crash on the Warrego Highway in the Lockyer Valley this morning.

New role to curb aggression at emergency department

premium_icon New role to curb aggression at emergency department

A new position will be implemented in an effort to maintain a safe environment.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

PHOTOS: Blaze reignites at fire-savaged property

PHOTOS: Blaze reignites at fire-savaged property

Just when fire crews thought their work was done, they were called back to the scene.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Hunt on for winner as unregistered lotto ticket scoops $570K

premium_icon Hunt on for winner as unregistered lotto ticket scoops $570K

GOLDEN Casket officials are urging all players who purchased an entry in Saturday's Gold Lotto to check their tickets.

Low-flying choppers over Ipswich from today

premium_icon Low-flying choppers over Ipswich from today

At times the helicopters will need to fly at relatively low altitudes and may also need to turn widely or cross properties.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

GALLERY: 135 happy faces from Ipswich's first day at school

premium_icon GALLERY: 135 happy faces from Ipswich's first day at school

THOUSANDS of children across the Ipswich region have returned to school for Term 1.

Celebrating 100 glorious years of good works

premium_icon Celebrating 100 glorious years of good works

ON February 6 Quota International will celebrate its 100th anniversary.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Two hospitalised after Lockyer Valley rollover

Two hospitalised after Lockyer Valley rollover

Paramedics were called at about 11.30am to reports of a single vehicle rollover in the Lockyer Valley.

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