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Mon 23 Apr 2018

Grandmother dead, grandchildren injured in horror crash

Grandmother dead, grandchildren injured in horror crash

A woman has died after a two-vehicle crash this morning.

'Lucky fin': Mum's plea to give son a fighting chance

'Lucky fin': Mum's plea to give son a fighting chance

A PROUD mum has opened up about the daily challenge of caring for her high needs son whose limp arm is lovingly referred to as his 'lucky fin', just like Nemo.

Turnbull changes tune on banks

Turnbull changes tune on banks

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted it was a mistake not to launch a Royal Commission into banks years ago and flagged further reforms.

Motorcyclist, 31, dies following police pursuit

Motorcyclist, 31, dies following police pursuit

A motorcyclist died in a crash after fleeing police at Ipswich

Nurse charged over drunken city nightclub tantrum

Nurse charged over drunken city nightclub tantrum

A nurse who threw a 2am tantrum outside an Ipswich nightclub told police she'd refuse to treat them at hospital.

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Angry dad beat his wife and hit his young daughtera walking stick after the child tried to put a stop to the violence

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Guards find woman, 44, deceased during a routine cell check

Man punched bloked in the head over 'torments'

Man punched bloked in the head over 'torments'

'They wouldn't shut their mouths so I dealt with it.'

Fri 20 Apr 2018

U-TURN: Ipswich council to sign new recycling contract

U-TURN: Ipswich council to sign new recycling contract

IPSWICH City Council has backed down on its decision to send all recyclables to landfill.

10 things to do this weekend

10 things to do this weekend

What's on in Ipswich.

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

THE government is cracking down on welfare cheats, giving Australians one month to start paying back the $900m debt or risk copping interest charges.

Inside alleged dog fighting ring

Inside alleged dog fighting ring

STARVING puppies and breaking sticks were just some of the horrifying things found by police and the RSPCA when they raided properties while investigating an...

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

If you're banking on a good career in mining or retail over the next decade, think again. These are the industries where there will be a jobs boom by 2024.

Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

A MUM busted for driving at six times the legal alcohol limit was dobbed in by concerned onlookers after nipping down the shops for some bread rolls.

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

But leading economist warns the state can not wait for governments to take the lead.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

PUBLIC NUDITY: Bay man gives police a ballsy surprise

PUBLIC NUDITY: Bay man gives police a ballsy surprise

He asked officers if they wanted to do a cavity search

Why we’re confused about pizza boxes

Why we’re confused about pizza boxes

IPSWICH City Council’s decision to end recycling and take waste from yellow-top bins to landfill has left many confused about what exactly can be recycled. Pizza...

Why you should change your iPhone passcode

Why you should change your iPhone passcode

DO YOU use a six-digit passcode for your iPhone? If you answered yes, you need to change it right away to keep your content safe. Here’s why.

Former council CEO, wife charged with corruption over $104K

Former council CEO, wife charged with corruption over $104K

It is alleged they received a total of 20 separate corrupt payments, totalling $104,000.

Ipswich council to send all recycling to landfill

Ipswich council to send all recycling to landfill

IPSWICH's recycling system collapses as council faces massive increase in costs to dispose of waste.

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