'Don't sack Danny': Pisasale pleads with Minister

SUPPORT: Mayor Paul Pisasale has called the Seniors Minister's office to ask that her driver and Division 3 candidate Danny Donohue not lose his job after using a government vehicle for campaigning.

Mayor insists Donohue should keep his job after minor infraction

OPINION: Lock out laws a false hope to stop violence

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

My Comment with QT Editor Peter Chapman

Lockout Laws: Labor's sledgehammer approach

ZERO TOLERANCE: Senior officers attached to the Richmond Local Area Command have warned police won’t tolerate a repeat of widespread alcohol-fuelled violence that resulted in a number of arrests over the weekend. AAP file photo

The government claims similar laws in NSW have been effective


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

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

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

Mick Doohan: Unbeatable (but not unbreakable)

Australia's Mick Doohan celebrates his victory in the 500cc British Motorcycle Grand Prix at Donington Park, Leicestershire, August 17 1997, making him World Champion for the fourth year running. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

Tough Mick Doohan is a mass of nuts, bolts and steel.

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...

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

Coast’s world-class sailor takes a new tack in global career

Stacey Jackson on the bow of Team SCA during the last Volvo Ocean Race.

Sunshine Coast sailor joins all-woman crew for Sailing Arabia tour

IN DEEP: Colourful dive at Jew Shoal site

A nudibranch.

Jew Shoal lies just north of Noosa Heads in Laguna Bay

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.

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 this week. Hannah Busch reveals...

David Fa’alogo storms into the Jets

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

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Ipswich basketball player Kane Bishop will represent Queensland in the U20 side at the national titles. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

Ipswich basketball player Kane Bishop will represent Queensland in the U20 side at...

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.

Australia has second-least affordable housing in the word

Australia is still one of the least affordable places to live

OUCH! Lamborghini dream car crashed into by Merc

A black Mercedes-Benz rolled into a parked Lamborghini Aventador on Auckland's High St, apparently after the Mercedes driver struggled to reach for a parking machine. Photo / Supplied

"It was my dream car ... he crashed my dream car.''

Parents can now pay for a new level of spying on their kids

NetSafe executive director Martin Cocker warned this could breach trust between parents and children, damaging relationships.

Parents can pay to get their child's phone forensically investigated

Selfie-obsession turning teens into narcissists

LOOK AT ME: Kanye west, right, with Kim Kardashian, is said to display narcissistic traits.

Sunshine Coast academic says we're raising generation of narcissists