Regional News

Fri 24 Jan 2020

IN COURT: Full names of 112 people in Ipswich court today

premium_icon IN COURT: Full names of 112 people in Ipswich court today

Every day the QT publishes a full list of those due in court.

Council pulls out of Ekka, food festival attendance

premium_icon Council pulls out of Ekka, food festival attendance

They’re two of the biggest cultural events in Queensland, but a local council won’t be attending them.

MP addresses questions of possible return to council

premium_icon MP addresses questions of possible return to council

For one local pollie, the choice to leave council for another role has stood the test of time

Mystery surrounds impacts of Somerset Dam safety upgrade

premium_icon Mystery surrounds impacts of Somerset Dam safety upgrade

Unanswered questions, undated letters and unconfirmed commitments have plagued a council’s quest for details

Man faces historic child sex charges allegedly groomed boys

premium_icon Man faces historic child sex charges allegedly groomed boys

An Ipswich man will face court next month on more than 50 child sex offences accused of preying on three young boys in a small Queensland town for two years.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Unique experiences drawing visitors to Ipswich

premium_icon Unique experiences drawing visitors to Ipswich

The helicopter picnic tours are regularly being used for wedding proposals.

How Ipswich pulled in two million visitors in a year

premium_icon How Ipswich pulled in two million visitors in a year

One of the city’s biggest attractions, in Springfield, drew in 300,000 people.

Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

premium_icon Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

At least 37 of this fashion giant's stores will close as administrators search for a new buyer, cutting jobs and redeploying some workers.

Mum left stunned by shopper’s f-bomb slur

premium_icon Mum left stunned by shopper’s f-bomb slur

A trip to a shopping centre turned ugly for a young Ipswich mum after a savage verbal attack by a fellow shopper over the behaviour of her young children.

Dating apps only reinforce bad relationship habits

premium_icon Dating apps only reinforce bad relationship habits

But a relationship expert says successful, long-term relationships can easily be forged on the likes of Tinder. These are the behaviours to watch out for.

Community is key for Div 2 council candidate

premium_icon Community is key for Div 2 council candidate

A commitment to community and skills in business management and governance ethics are just some of the qualities council candidate Luise Manning said she could...

Barbers donate time to raise thousands for bushfire appeal

premium_icon Barbers donate time to raise thousands for bushfire appeal

Profits from a Sunday shift were donated to help our country’s brave firefighters

Hypnotherapist runs for council

premium_icon Hypnotherapist runs for council

Ipswich hypnotherapist Will Jankovic will run for council in the upcoming local election

Hats off to the chef as Ipswich restaurant wins award

premium_icon Hats off to the chef as Ipswich restaurant wins award

When it comes to plating up meals, chef Ash Martin has one rule - it’s local produce or nothing

Felt like 31C: Southeast swelters through steamy night

premium_icon Felt like 31C: Southeast swelters through steamy night

If you had a rough sleep overnight, you weren’t the only one: high humidity meant apparent temperatures in Brisbane did not drop below 31C all night.

Premier wants maverick MP to stay

premium_icon Premier wants maverick MP to stay

Annastacia Palaszczuk has described Bundamba MP Jo-Ann Miller as a member of her team but said any decision on running for local government should be made soon.

Police warning for those holding back info on fatal hit run

Police warning for those holding back info on fatal hit run

Detectives investigating the killing of Gatton mum Julie Thomsen have issued a warning for anyone withholding information - and a clue about the car involved.

We found Ipswich’s worst Tinder profiles

premium_icon We found Ipswich’s worst Tinder profiles

Traversing the world of dating apps can be like strolling through a minefield. Here’s some of the cringe-inducing and weird profiles in Ipswich.

Congratulations Ettie! Meet Ipswich’s newest centenarian

premium_icon Congratulations Ettie! Meet Ipswich’s newest centenarian

Eating healthy food and lots of exercise is what Heneretta 'Ettie' Munro believes is the secret to living a long life.

Australia Day: 20 fun ways your family can celebrate

premium_icon Australia Day: 20 fun ways your family can celebrate

Ipswich is set to celebrate our national day with a multitude of events for people of all ages

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