Family's plea to help raise $500 so tot can play in water

AN EMOTIONALLY and financially drained family turns to Ipswich community to give bright but very sick little girl a special Christmas gift.

Ipswich City Properties asset portfolio retains its value

Ipswich City Council Administration Building, South Street, Ipswich. Photo: Claudia Baxter / The Queensland Times

New website launched by Ipswich City Council

Marine flares responsible for hospital evacuation

Boonah hospital

Bomb squad confirms contents of suspicious package at hospital

Teen's armed robbery admission 'might have changed his life'

Ipswich Police Station and Courthouse. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

He pulled a knife from his pants and pointed it at the victim

Cabbie allegedly stabbed in neck with bottle

Man charged over alleged attack

INSIDE STORY: The highlights of your $150 million CBD

GRAND PLAN: The highlights of the Ipswich CBD redevelopment and where they will be located.

Work on city heart's radical transformation to begin next year

VIDEO: Driver charged after crashing car into home

The 25-year-old driver from Underwood was also uninjured.

Motorist lost control, crashing into lounge room of the house

Balaclava-clad robbers allegedly drove at police

Police generic.  Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

They allegedly made threats and demanded money from a 29-year-old

WATCH: Man on the run after knife point robbery

Ipswich detectives investigating the armed robbery of a liquor outlet located on Commercial Drive, Springfield have released an image of a man who may be able to assist with their investigations.

Police release vision of armed robbery at liquor outlet

Media boss says readers will be the winners in News Corp deal

APN Australian Regional Media CEO Neil Monaghan with a copy of the Daily Mercury

The ACCC said it could see no barriers to the deal to go ahead

9 tips to avoid credit card theft online this Christmas

Online shopping is on the rise, but is it good for us?

Aussies plan to do 40% of their Christmas shopping online this year

Businesses challenged to find 100 youth jobs by Christmas

NUMBER ONE: Jhina Sutton has started work at Darryl Evans Real Estate. Mr Evans wants Warwick to find 100 jobs for unemployed youth by Christmas.

This Christmas a Warwick businessman has a challenge for businesses

GDP growth worst since financial crisis

Scott Morrison

GDP growth was weaker than expected, falling by 0.5%

Former Qld premier buys $10m property in Mackay and wants more

Former Queensland premier Campbell Newman heads a group that bought the UGL warehouses in Paget for $10 million.

FORMER PREMIER heads group that's backing Mackay to bounce back.

Fair Work Commission's warning for Anglo American

German Creek miners on strike over Enterprise Bargaining Agreement negotiations.

Anglo American recently axed 82 jobs from the mine.

WATCH: Kindy teacher's surprise as police pin down man

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Police nabbed man after shutting down Rockhampton streets

Parents warned about slingshots after string of attacks

Police are cracking down against slingshots

QLD set for widespread drenching rain

Heavy early morning rain cuts several road in the city. Mackenzie St. July 5. 2016

Rain, rain, rain: Summer conditions take hold as Queensland braces

'I just dashed to toilet and couldn't take him with me'

A dog left in a car on a sweltering Sunshine Coast day.

Disturbing image released as warning to Coast pet owners

Trump picks fossil fuel friend to head environmental agency

Scott Pruitt, Attorney General of Oklahoma, arrives in the lobby of the Trump Tower in New York, New York, USA, 28 November 2016.

Environmental improvements now out the window with Trump pick

Just 25% of thugs who breach DVOs go to jail

Front-line domestic violence workers believe more than 65 Australian women have lost their lives as a result of intimate partner or family violence this year.

Call for courts tough stance domestic violence order breaches

Owner finds house demolished after letterbox mix up

While the property has 200 on the letterbox it is in fact 198.

How Australia's largest family does Christmas with 16 kids

BIG CHRISTMAS: Enjoying their new PS4 is the Bonell family (back, from left) Natalie, Karl, Jesse, Samuel, Katelyn, Claire, Cameron, Brooke, Sabrina, Timothy, parents Jeni and Ray Bonell and (front, from left) Nate, Eric, Damian, Rachel, Eve and Brandon.

The Toowoomba family said the device brought them together

$259 flights to Honolulu: Jetstar sale launched

Jetstar is offering cheap flights to allow a beach holiday either here or overseas.

Flights from as little as $49 up for grabs in massive sale

Zookeeper who punched kangaroo gets death threats

The man and the kangaroo stood toe-to-toe before he threw a right-hand punch. Image: Steven Stubenrauch/Facebook.

Police called to property after threats made by animal activists

Rapist's bail revoked, back behind bars

Alessandro Bongiorno was granted bail despite being guilty of rape

Woman beats Pope, Obama on most inspiring list

Anja Ringgren Loven gives water to Hope, 2, after finding the emaciated boy wandering the streets in Nigeria Anja Ringgren Lovén/Facebook

Danish care worker adopted Nigerian boy she saved

Bodies 'burnt beyond recognition' in plane crash

Pakistani pop star turned evangelical cleric Junaid Jamshed on plane

Troubled teen handed to bikie associate instead of motel

Youth services dropped teen at place frequented by bikie associate

Jugger: The next epic sport you need in your life

ACTION PACKED: Jugger is not a sport for the faint-hearted.

It is one third quidditch, one third jousting and one third rugby

Is Banksy in New Zealand taunting John Key?

A curious image of John Key has popped up overnight

Welcome to Airli Beach? E goes missing

The E from the Welcome to Airlie Beach sign was  stolen.

Councillor not happy after theft of letter from sign

PETA calls for kangaroo puncher to be prosecuted

The man and the kangaroo stood toe-to-toe before he threw a right-hand punch. Image: Steven Stubenrauch/Facebook.

Hunting trip had been organised for sick young man

The hipster nativity scene for today's baby Jesus

Joseph and Mary take a selfie with their newborn baby Jesus

The Qld spot where lightning strikes all the time

A guide shows off the rocks created by lightning strikes on Moreton Island.

Rock is evidence of repeated strikes in Queensland spot

Shannen Doherty's husband is suing for destroyed sex life

Shannen Doherty's husband is suing her former manager

Azealia Banks' battery case against Russell Crowe dropped

Russell Crowe will not be charged with battery

Mel Gibson named Best Director at AACTA Awards

Mel Gibson poses in the media room after winning the AACTA Award for Best Direction for Hacksaw Ridge.

HIS wartime drama Hacksaw Ridge sweeps 6th annual awards in Sydney.

Mark Hamill unaware his co-stars were romantically involved

Hamill too "self-involved" at the time to notice, he said

ABC's Fresh Blood graduates are a Skit Box full of laughs

Sarah Bishop, Greta Lee Jackson and Adele Vuko in a scene from the TV series Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am.

ALL-female comedy trio hitting the mark with new sketch show.

Kim Kardashian West said to be looking for a divorce

Kim Kardashian West is looking to file for divorce from her husband