From the Editor's desk: Antoniolli trial

Dear Valued Subscriber,

Today is day two of former mayor Andrew Antoniolli's trial.

There have been changes this morning to the charges that Mr Antoniolli is facing throughout this trial.

As a digital subscriber to The Queensland Times, you'll be the first read about those changes and more as we bring you coverage from the court house.

How the f--k did we get here? Antoniolli tells CCC

 

Former Ipswich mayor Andrew Antoniolli and his wife Karina arrive at the Magistrates Court in Ipswich, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. In May last year Mr Antoniolli was charged with several counts of fraud for allegedly using council money to purchase auction items from charitable organisations. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING
Former Ipswich mayor Andrew Antoniolli and his wife Karina arrive at the Magistrates Court in Ipswich, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. In May last year Mr Antoniolli was charged with several counts of fraud for allegedly using council money to purchase auction items from charitable organisations. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING DAN PELED

Antoniolli trial: Prosecution reveal changes to charges

Former Ipswich mayor Andrew Antoniolli arriving for a court appearance in Ipswich last year. File picture: Darren England
Former Ipswich mayor Andrew Antoniolli arriving for a court appearance in Ipswich.

 

Court proceedings were due to kick off on Tuesday with the court due to hear the opening address, however legal delays resulted in an adjournment.

You can read all about that here: Antoniolli trial: Surprise result on day one

We'll bring you updates as the trial continues.

If you are looking for a quick way to catch up on where other Ipswich City Council legal proceedings are at, we've put together this quick summary which we will continue to update as each case goes through the justice system.

Where every CCC case stands, one year after mayor's arrest

Former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale is defending charges including corruption, fraud and perjury following the now-closed investigation. None of the charges relate to the Japan trip allegations. Picture: AAP Image/Darren England
Former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale is defending charges including corruption following the investigation.

 

If you are over the Federal Election, you can be done and dusted with it by casting your vote early at a pre-polling station. Here's a list of polling booths that are open and ready to go now.

But if you enjoy heading to the booths on election day to grab your democracy sausage and support local groups fundraising efforts with their food stalls, here's where you can head to on May 18.

Voters arrive to vote at the pre-polling booth at the Humantiies Centre in Ipswich on Monday.
Voters arrive to vote at the pre-polling booth at the Humantiies Centre in Ipswich on Monday. Rob Williams

 

And of course we'll be bringing you the results of the Federal Election as they roll-in.

Shannon Newley, Editor