News

Wed 18 Jul 2018

'Costco effect' already making impact on fuel prices

'Costco effect' already making impact on fuel prices

Fuel prices in Ipswich are dropping ahead of Costco opening in November

Tue 17 Jul 2018

No empty chairs when musical hits go on stage

No empty chairs when musical hits go on stage

AN array of performers from Ipswich Musical Theatre who will sing some of the biggest hits this weekend.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

SCHOOL girls must be able to choose to wear pants or shorts under a new state-wide student dress code.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Mermaid Latte latest health food craze

Mermaid Latte latest health food craze

Colourful coffees made on soy, lactose-free, almond and coconut milk

BIG READ: Council dismissal, how we got here

BIG READ: Council dismissal, how we got here

THE past year has been dramatic for Ipswich City Council and its ratepayers. As D-Day approaches, we recap on the events that led to the dismissal decision.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

Failures uncovered can't be fixed by these councillors: CCC

Failures uncovered can't be fixed by these councillors: CCC

The chair of the Crime and Corruption Commission has sensationally hit back after the embattled Ipswich council questioned his interests and reputation.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Embattled council launches scathing attack on Minister, CCC

Embattled council launches scathing attack on Minister, CCC

Councillors, due to be dismissed in August by way of special new laws, questioned the role of the chair of the Crime and Corruption Commission in their sacking.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

No charges laid over CBD stabbing incident

No charges laid over CBD stabbing incident

UPDATE 7AM: POLICE have finished their investigations into a stabbing incident in Ipswich on Monday afternoon. No charges over stabbing

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Minister orders sacking of Ipswich City Council

Minister orders sacking of Ipswich City Council

Stirling Hinchliffe will introduce new powers to sack the Ipswich City Council and appoint an administrator.

Fri 6 Jul 2018

Two seriously injured in rollover crash

Two seriously injured in rollover crash

Two people were trapped in the vehicle and were later confirmed to have passed away.

Man accused of rampage, driving on wrong side of hwy: Video

Man accused of rampage, driving on wrong side of hwy: Video

VIDEO: Pol Air caught the incident on video.

Wed 4 Jul 2018

Puppy farmer dies before sentencing on 215 welfare charges

Puppy farmer dies before sentencing on 215 welfare charges

RSPCA charged him with a record number of animal welfare offences after 81 dogs and 10 cats were found in appalling conditions.

Tue 3 Jul 2018

Cat traumatised in infamous viral video ready for new home

Cat traumatised in infamous viral video ready for new home

Marcello was at the centre of a social media storm when he was thrown over a fence in suburban Ipswich.

Truck driver dies following horrific highway crash

Truck driver dies following horrific highway crash

Police believe brake failure may have caused a shocking single vehicle crash on the Cunningham Hwy

Sun 1 Jul 2018

Elderly pilot injured in agricultural plane crash

Elderly pilot injured in agricultural plane crash

Paramedics treated the man for facial and hip injuries after the plane caught a tree and crashed into the ground at Coominya.

Girl, 7, critically injured in rural show accident

Girl, 7, critically injured in rural show accident

Police are investigating after a car crashed through the bird pavilion

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Up to 40mm of rain forecast across six days

Up to 40mm of rain forecast across six days

Showers are expected right through until at least Tuesday

Tue 26 Jun 2018

Magistrate finds serious safety breaches in worker's death

Magistrate finds serious safety breaches in worker's death

AN Ipswich Magistrate issued heavy fines to an experienced crane driver and his employer, following a workplace accident that claimed the life of a young man.

Mon 25 Jun 2018

80% of Centrelink recipients fail to repay debts

80% of Centrelink recipients fail to repay debts

Fewer than 20 percent of former Centrelink clients who were lumped with a debt during the April government crack-down have repaid what they owe.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

'Gravely concerned' minister gives councillors nine days

'Gravely concerned' minister gives councillors nine days

The Local Government Minister, has requested the council respond “to further matters in my consideration of whether they should not be dismissed or suspended”.

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