Regional News

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Lights, camera, action for aspiring Boonah filmmaker

Lights, camera, action for aspiring Boonah filmmaker

Aspiring teenage filmmaker successfully completes the the USQ Head Start Program

Grab some bargains at the upcoming gardeners expo

Grab some bargains at the upcoming gardeners expo

Mark your calendar as the Ipswich Home Gardeners expo is here once again

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

After fracturing a vertebrae back in January in a Sunshine Coast fall, Orman has returned to the saddle. He's had a sparkling start to the new season.

Teeing off is a sweet way to raise funds for cancer patients

Teeing off is a sweet way to raise funds for cancer patients

Sign up a team today for the upcoming Team Cupcake Golf Day Fundraiser

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

A LIGHT aircraft pilot has walked away uninjured from a forced landing in the Lockyer Valley this morning.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

WATCH: Firefighters battle blaze near Ipswich

WATCH: Firefighters battle blaze near Ipswich

UPDATE: The earlier bushfire warning has been downgraded for residents at Mutdapilly, near the Cunningham Hwy south of Ipswich.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Koala road kill climbs

Koala road kill climbs

DRIVERS on Gatton-Esk Rd are urged to slow down after another two koalas were found dead on the side of the road last week.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

10 things to do in Ipswich this weekend

10 things to do in Ipswich this weekend

What's on in the city and surrounding areas.

Trap that’s crippling a generation

Trap that’s crippling a generation

THERE’S a good reason “real” adulthood seems to be starting later and later. And it’s down to easy access to credit.

Bixby, the virtual assistant, could become your friend

Bixby, the virtual assistant, could become your friend

Bixby can order you a taxi, tell you about concert schedules and book a table at a restaurant.

Donations flood in for drought appeal

Donations flood in for drought appeal

WITH some parts of the state without a drop of rain for years, Queenslanders are urged to dig deep and join the campaign to help battling farmers. Here's how.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Queensland Drought Appeal launched to help battling farmers

Queensland Drought Appeal launched to help battling farmers

THESE kids either weren’t alive or can’t remember the last time there was proper rain. They will benefit from the Queensland Drought Appeal kicking off today.

Tributes flow for former Labor leader

Tributes flow for former Labor leader

FORMER Queensland leader of the opposition and Goss Ministry minister, Nev Warburton, has died, aged 86.

Accused killer’s ‘demon inside my head’

Accused killer’s ‘demon inside my head’

AN ACCUSED killer told police he “had a demon” inside his head when he allegedly murdered a young woman.

Police locate missing man from Collingwood Park

Police locate missing man from Collingwood Park

UPDATE: Police say they have found the 40-year-old man.

Hospice GM asks you to have your say about palliative care

Hospice GM asks you to have your say about palliative care

Ipswich Hospice acting GM urges the community to take part in government survey regarding palliative care

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Centrelink adds extra staff to cope with phone calls

Centrelink adds extra staff to cope with phone calls

HAVE you spent hours on hold waiting to talk to someone at Centrelink? Well there could be an end to this massive headache.

'I feel so very lucky': Slater hangs up footy boots

'I feel so very lucky': Slater hangs up footy boots

BILLY Slater made an emotional statement as he calls time on his 16-year career in the NRL.

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