News

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Calls to fast-track fixes at dangerous intersection

Calls to fast-track fixes at dangerous intersection

RESIDENTS say a busy intersection on the Warrego Highway is already dangerous, and a soon-to-be-completed development will only make it worse.

An ale on Ash’s agenda after abrupt finish

premium_icon An ale on Ash’s agenda after abrupt finish

No regrets, a beer and a brief rest. That’s the uncomplicated fallout to Ashleigh Barty’s impressive Aussie summer, ended by cavalier Czech Petra Kvitova

Building sector facing tough times

premium_icon Building sector facing tough times

QUEENSLAND’S peak building body has warned of a challenging year ahead for the sector on the same day another local construction company collapsed.

Barty whisper triggers psychological war

Barty whisper triggers psychological war

A tennis commentator claims a comment Ashleigh Barty said under her breath “poked” Czech weapon Petra Kvitova the wrong way.

Elders' mission to defend sacred Deebing Creek burial ground

premium_icon Elders' mission to defend sacred Deebing Creek burial ground

Indigenous descendants have revealed their plan to stop development at the site off the Warrego Highway

Dope smoker bust after toilet flushing fail

premium_icon Dope smoker bust after toilet flushing fail

SOUNDS of a flushing loo greeted police when Ipswich officers twice raided the home of a heavy dope smoker.

Traditions thrown out the door in tiny home

premium_icon Traditions thrown out the door in tiny home

Dubbed Tabitha, the caravan-like home was not always the plan for the 27-year-old and her 6'2 partner Dave.

Guilty mum walks from court after homework assault on son

premium_icon Guilty mum walks from court after homework assault on son

AN IPSWICH mum has been sentenced to a jail term for assaulting her young son.

'Love of the game' drives Josh to professional career

premium_icon 'Love of the game' drives Josh to professional career

Joshua Grommen still remembers the sliding doors moment four years ago which threatened to break, but ultimately shaped, his still-fledgling football career.

Take a walk on the wildside with native animals

Take a walk on the wildside with native animals

SPECIAL VIP guided walking tours have launched at the Ipswich Nature Centre, giving children and adults the chance to see the native animals up close.

Strap yourself into the jetfighter cockpit

premium_icon Strap yourself into the jetfighter cockpit

Experience what it's like to be a jet fighter in new game

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Gym workout sees grandmother, 78, ditch walking frame

premium_icon Gym workout sees grandmother, 78, ditch walking frame

Just a few months ago, Erica Foote needed the assistance of two nurses to help her move just a few metres from her hospital bed to the toilet.

Super dump proves waste industry is 'running over' us: MP

premium_icon Super dump proves waste industry is 'running over' us: MP

A RILED-UP Jo-Ann Miller is calling on the community to band together and oppose BMI's super dump, with just days remaining for the public to have its say.

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

COSTCO North Lakes was evacuated this afternoon and the store remained closed for about an hour.

Plan for protection from circling payday loan sharks

premium_icon Plan for protection from circling payday loan sharks

Horror stories about people being left thousands of dollars in debt were recalled at today's Senate Inquiry into payday loans in Brisbane.

Give your kids the best start at school

Give your kids the best start at school

Tips to get ready for transition

Simple ways to reduce fuel usage and save you cash

premium_icon Simple ways to reduce fuel usage and save you cash

Finding petrol retailers that offer the best value for money at the bowser is key to easing the pressure on your hip pocket but there are other ways to save.

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Going to hospital is like going to a foreign land for some patients, with medical jargon, strange noises and unfamiliar surroundings.

Dire rainfall record facing Ipswich this month

premium_icon Dire rainfall record facing Ipswich this month

THEY say when it rains in Ipswich, it pours, but right now records are set to tumble unless something drastic happens.

Newer Older