April 2019

Published a story 24th Apr 2019 1:37 PM

Nine candidates were declared for the Ipswich electorate in the Australian Electoral Commission's formal ballot draw today.

Blair votes: Your choices, ballot paper on poll day revealed

Nine candidates were declared for the Ipswich electorate in the Australian Electoral Commission's formal ballot draw today.

Published a story 24th Apr 2019 1:27 PM

Several candidates and representatives attended the draw, eagerly awaiting their number to be pulled from the barrel.

Wright candidates: Your choices on election day revealed

Several candidates and representatives attended the draw, eagerly awaiting their number to be pulled from the barrel.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 3:41 PM

Seven former councillors are locked in a battle to secure compensation for what they claim was an unfair dismissal by the State Government.

Claims made in high-stake fight started by suing councillors

Seven former councillors are locked in a battle to secure compensation for what they claim was an unfair dismissal by the State Government.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 1:28 PM

German supermarket giant Aldi will expand its footprint in the fast-growing region after the plans were approved by Ipswich City Council.

Aldi plans for store expansion get green light from council

German supermarket giant Aldi will expand its footprint in the fast-growing region after the plans were approved by Ipswich City Council.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 12:58 PM

The building has deteriorated since it was bought for a bargain price in a bizarre settlement when the pub's owner sued the council almost a decade ago.

How crews stopped CBD's Commonwealth Hotel from collapsing

The building has deteriorated since it was bought for a bargain price in a bizarre settlement when the pub's owner sued the council almost a decade ago.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 9:44 AM

A downside to this free, safe and prosperous Australia of opportunity is the complacency it can breed among voters.

Don't be a donkey, vote this election for people who can't

A downside to this free, safe and prosperous Australia of opportunity is the complacency it can breed among voters.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2019 4:04 PM

She's promised more cash for transport, education and the health sector if elected next month.

Candidate decides to quit job and stand at federal election

She's promised more cash for transport, education and the health sector if elected next month.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2019 2:23 PM

It's part of a suite of new Ipswich City Council measures to improve accountability ahead of the next local government elections.

Councillors cut from process to stop 'closed door' decisions

It's part of a suite of new Ipswich City Council measures to improve accountability ahead of the next local government elections.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2019 2:12 PM

As revealed in the QT's Future Ipswich campaign, strong migration from Asia is leading the growth in the region.

'You shouldn't have to choose parents': Visa change coming

As revealed in the QT's Future Ipswich campaign, strong migration from Asia is leading the growth in the region.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2019 8:33 AM

From its creation in 1998 to the 2007 election, the seat was held by a Liberal member of John Howard's Coalition Government.

Former member weighs in: Can the LNP win again in Ipswich?

From its creation in 1998 to the 2007 election, the seat was held by a Liberal member of John Howard's Coalition Government.

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Hayden started in 2013 as a cadet journalist on the Fraser Coast Chronicle before relocating to Fairfax Media in Tasmania three years later. Hayden joined the Queensland Times in November 2017 as a political journalist with a focus on Ipswich City Council. He has covered two state and one federal budget.