Storm warning for parts of South East Queensland

Storms do kill people. In Australia, lightning accounts for five to ten deaths and more than 100 injuries annually. More deaths occur when strong winds cause tree limbs to fall, debris to become projectiles and small boats in open water to capsize.

Alert for parts of Somerset, Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley areas

Ipswich sucked into Telstra's black hole

Cr Paul Tully is fed up with the poor Telstra 4G coverage in Goodna

Motorbike crash survivor self-medicated to deal with pain

Addicted to pain medication: woman stockpiles tranquillisers


Local Partners

'Mini tornado' rips through Curra

Trees and power poles were brought down, garden sheds and bigger structures were left twisted and torn, power was lost and local residents became terrified.

Weather to get hotter with plenty of storms

If you think it has been hot lately, it is going to be dramatically hotter as the week comes to a close, with predicted maximums of 35 and 36 degrees

Mapping will make district flood aware

NEW mapping which identifies potential riverine flood hazards within Scenic Rim has been adopted by council to ensure local communities are "flood aware".

Brand Insights

Brand Insights

Christmas at Brassall

Friday night saw thousands of locals come to Brassall for their annual Christmas...

The hunt for the elusive Yowie

The Yowie remains an elusive creature in the Ipswich region. Illustrations by Bill Rasmussen

The Yowie remains an elusive creature in the Ipswich region. Illustrations by Bill...

2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

Audi e-tron Quattro Concept at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Photo: Contributed

Highlights from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

Family fun in the sun

Thank you to all our reader for sharing these images with us. Margaret Phillips - Road trip

Have you snapped a happy snap of the region recently? We'd love to see your pics.

Taste the glory and get a mouthful of dust

Getting down and dirty.

Getting down and dirty with endurance motocross

Tip of the spear: a whole new world of fishing adventure

Blue water diving will often get you some cracking fish, but you will need a boat to find them

Spearfishing isn’t just a way to catch a feed; it’s a lifestyle.

Bush cooking: How to make a camp oven pizza

Everyone loves pizza, it’s a favourite in our family

North Stradbroke Island: Too good to be true

Letting down your tyre pressure is paramount. Anyone who goes camping is usually packed to the brim so 18psi is a good starting point; this is where the tyre gauge and air compressor earn their keep.

What Straddie has to offer needs to be experienced, not explained.

Drive your old 4WD every day: 10 ways to improve it

If you're chasing serious adventure, nothing compares to old tin.

Slow, uncomfortable and unreliable, but old 4WDs sure are fun.

Bush cooking: How to make Roothy's Rhino Rissoles

They're not really made from rhinos

Mum's tree fall horror at local park

Gympie mum Sally Rooks thought her children were dead as she struggled to free...

Bearing the Load

MIRACLE: The Schimke crash of 1999.

In celebration of 150 years of firefighting in Ipswich, the QT and QFES present a...

Calls for CSG reforms after farmer's suicide

Lock the Gate president Drew Hutton and Brisbane real estate agent Jodi Meynell...

End of an era with Anglican church up for sale for $65,000

Lifetime resident says for-sale church was always a part of the town

Ipswich homes taking longer to sell

QUICK SALE: Not every house in the district is taking 80 days to sell. This home in Shamwock Court, Chuwar was sold in just four days for $510,000.

Number of days it takes to sell a house up from 82 to 84 days

Ipswich houses taking longer to sell

REIQ data shows it takes an average of 84 days to sell a house in Ipswich

It takes around 84 days to sell a house in Ipswich

WATCH: The seething mass that shares your bed

See what could be living in your mattress

Cancer diagnosis at 31 weeks pregnant: Brave mum-to-be weds

Charlie Nicholson found out she had cancer on Monday, and will wed Shawn Elsmore in the chapel at Auckland City Hospital today, before delivering her son early.

Today she will marry her soulmate before delivering her child early

DIY: Add some green to your inner-city living

GREEN WALL: Ayden and Jess’s vertical garden from The Block Triple Threat featured an old Melbourne Cricket Ground gate.

There are ways to live with greenery even in tight spaces