Inside an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous is a massive organisation, with each group running autonomously. The Ipswich region hosts about 14 AA meetings each week.

The fight to get sober and the decades-long journey to stay that way

Ben eager to share stories about fantastic achievements

Ben eager to share stories aboutfantastic regional achievements

Jets unleash new star

IPSWICH Jets fans will get their first chance to see their new star.


A FATHER and son who belted the partner of a family member who had been assaulted while in a violent relationship have narrowly escaped actual time behind bars.

Duo escape jail time

A FATHER and son who belted the partner of a family member who had been assaulted while in a violent relationship have narrowly escaped actual time behind bars.

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Pat Cash: Australia's tennis rock star

Our friends at Bundaberg Rum want to hear your memories of our sporting legends. What's your favourite Pat Cash story?

Phar Lap: A true Aussie legend. Even if he was a Kiwi

Phar Lap was a huge red nut, hence the nicknames Red Terror or Big Red, who started off as bit of a bush scrubber before coming good, winning three of our biggest races - the Melbourne Cup, the Cox Plate (twice) and the AJC Derby.

Aussies idolise horses in sport as much as we do humans.

King Wally: Just say you love him or start packing

Wally Lewis is a true legend of sport. One of only eight Immortals of the great game of rugby league. He was arguably the greatest five-eighth of all time.

The king ruled rugby league when men were really men.

Anna Meares: Even a broken neck couldn't stop her

If we watched more track cycling outside the Olympic schedule, we would be speaking about Anna as one of our greatest ever athletes. No question.

The most courageous effort by any athlete in our Olympic history

Being a sports volunteer was well worth the effort

We have been present for the huge smiles on kids’ faces

Loyal Leroy plays vital role in Jets success

Ipswich Jets passionate fan Leroy Murray

Leroy Murray is a fan every club needs

4m swells to hit Gladstone, bureau says

TWO tropical lows brewing in the Coral Sea in Queensland’s north will produce four-metre waves and 25 knot winds in the Gladstone region: bureau

North Queensland hit by 1 in 100 year rainfall

NORTH Queensland has recorded 1 in 100 year rainfall events overnight with some locations experiencing 180mm of rain within two hours.

VIDEO: Police to continue search for body of missing man

8.55am: POLICE say the search continues this morning for the man - or the body of the man - who stole a vehicle and drove it into floodwaters on the weekend.

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QT's cuties

Andrea and Lindsay Wilson welcomed their new baby (no name yet) at the Ipswich Hospital on February 9. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

Here is this week's Babes in Arms feature. Thank you to the mums and dads who...

10 pythons and a dragon

Our Facebook community have shared photos of their reptiles with loads of snakes and a bearded dragon making up the mix. Rebecca Pennell - Stevie the spotted python.

REPTILES! We want to see photos of your reptiles. Share your pic below – with...

Backstage at the Circus

Animal trainers Rob Joyes and Belinda McGahan prepare to perform at the Moscow Circus in Redbank on Saturday. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

QT Chief Photographer Rob Williams' photo essay of life behind the curtain at the...

Laidley takes out one-day title

Laidley appeal for a wicket against Brothers in the one Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

Laidley took out the Ipswich cricket one-day title against Brothers at Baxter Oval...

IN DEEP: Interest soaring in dive lessons

For the first time in years, learn-to-dive courses have increased

Introduced pest species of fish found at duck ponds

This Oscar was caught in the duck ponds on Glenlyon Rd yesterday. Photo Contributed

Up to ten Oscar fish were seen at the duck ponds

This has to be better alternative to ice addition

FISHING FANATIC: TFFC president John Reed.

One in five people participated in fishing activities in Capricornia

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

John Rooth's old faithful Milo: It’s not that hard to keep an old truck flush in new parts

John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

12V tips: Five easy 4WD upgrades you can do at home

It’s a pretty safe bet there’s been more than a few divorces due to warm steaks, burnt fuses and wives tripping over tent pegs sticking out of the ground in the dark.

A few 12V upgrades can make 4WDing a whole lot more comfortable.

Camp cooking: Whip up a feast from whatever you've got

Roothy ready to get cooking on the campfire

Sometimes I just make things up to suit whatever’s in the truck.

Drowning victim's father speaks out

Ryan Wilmott wants Aqua Lake to be secured or drained after his son Duncan drowned there in January. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

Ryan Wilmott, father of Duncan who drowned in Aqua Lake last month, speaks about...

Anonymous Alcoholics speak to the QT

Alcoholics Anonymous members Pam and Colin share their stories with the QT. Photo: Hannah Busch / The Queensland Times

The QT visited an an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting on February 2 before sitting down...

David Fa’alogo storms into the Jets

Ipswich Jets recruit David Fa’alogo has a special message for the fans.

Discounted rental homes can’t get tenants

These townhouses are for sale at the Glen Eden Mews Estate, Glen Eden, Gladstone.

ANGLICARE rents out properties with a rent reduction of 25%

Multi-million-dollar city mansion up for sale

PREMIUM PROPERTY: One of Toowoomba’s most stunning houses, 36 Tourist Rd, has gone on the market.

Luxurious East Toowoomba property offers spectacular views

Selling Houses is team back to save more Aussie homeowners

Charlie Albone, Andrew Winter and Shaynna Blaze star in the TV series Selling Houses Australia.

ANDREW Winter and Shaynna Blaze reflect on nine seasons.

Tropical Canberra? Atrium garden an inspiration

Hotel lobby guests enjoy a coffee in a lush, tropical garden atmosphere.

Garden in centre of Canberra hotel a wonderful array of foliage

From emergency with love: Be careful 'spicing things up'

So many injuries on the path to 'self-perfection'

Discover the quieter side of Corfu

THE beautiful Greek island of Corfu is appealing on many levels.