VIDEO: Truckies farewell driver killed on the job

Dallas Holland was killed on the Logan Mwy on January 10.

Dallas Holland's death rocks industry, sends new safety message

Cops punched, cut during violent arrest of alleged car thief

RUSH: Police were on a frantic rush to a Boyne Island street after receiving multiple 000 calls.

Police have charged a man and a woman following the incident

Pauline Hanson calls Trump protesters "clowns"

 Thousands rally in support of equal rights, in Sydney, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Hundreds of rallies are due to take place in over 30 countries around the world following the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.

“Don’t these clowns have anything else better to do?"






Five best exercises to do at home with bub

YOU’VE had no sleep, your hair’s a mess and there are leftovers of this morning’s apple puree tantrum stained on your baggy t-shirt... Sound familiar?

Goodbye leggings, hello inner ballerina

Sarah Barnes takes a yoga lesson in the Tower Bridge, in London.

Say goodbye to the muscle-building of 2016

How is your relationship with food?

The CSIRO has come up with an online tool that assesses Aussies' personalities and classifies them into one of five diet types.

Find out how your personality influences your meal choices

'Age is no barrier': 3 Gladstone women shed up to 100kg

Bobbie Miller, Catherine Hayter and Louisa Doig have have had their lives changed being apart of the Gladstone Weight Watchers group.

"I just wanted to look good in my clothes” 75-year-old loses 17kg

Luxury fabric makes comeback

Nothing looks lusher than velvet trimmed curtains spilling on to the floor.

Add a classic touch to your home

Expert tells how to be lean in a fat world

Get Lean, Stay Lean by Dr Joanna McMillan

Dr Joanna McMillan's new book on losing weight

Sustainable clothing a 2017 trend

Items from Yevu Clothing's November 2016 release.

Fashion production in spotlight

Man in custody following road and foot pursuit

Police followed the driver from Coominya to Esk and found him at Toogoolawah

Camira home damaged in early morning crash

Police say a car left the road, smashed into the house

Siblings returned to foster care after violence allegations

Documents claim court allowed children to go home to allegedly abusive father for Christmas.

Gatton family claims game show success

A GATTON family walked away with more than $11,000 after an exciting three-night run on game show Family Feud.

Locals cry fowl over a new poultry farm in Spring Creek

NOT EGGSELENT: Spring Creek Orchids farmer Fergus Tweedy (front) along with neighbours Tina Cupitt (left) and Merle Bonell, aren't looking forward to the possibility of poultry sheds on Gatton Esk Road.

Neighbours fight proposed poultry farm

No amnesty for medicinal marijuana, says Qld Government

In November 2016, Australia will legalise  medicinal cannabis.

Families reliant on the drug are still unsure of their futures.

Woodford Folk Festival on track to smash records

Monsieur Camembert performs at Woodford Folk Festival.

Great artists, perfect weather the perfect recipe for Woodford

Ten new citizens from eight nations welcomed

WELCOME: Ten new Australians gained their citizenship at a ceremony hosted by Ipswich City Rotary with club president and mayor Paul Pisasale on hand.

New Zealander reveals his five-year quest to become an Aussie

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Popular character returns

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HARD WORK: Katie Bell from Haigslea will perform at QPAC from January 19-21.

IPSWICH ballerina Katie Bell is performing in Cinderella at QPAC

Your guide to a great night out in Ipswich

Blue Suede will play Brothers Leagues Club on Sunday.

Here's the latest on the the city's live music scene

Puppetry of the Penis secrets revealed ahead of show

The famed Puppetry of the Penis is coming to the Sunshine Coast for shows in Noosa and Caloundra.

WARNING: This interview contains adult themes and traces of nuts

Work to be done before Hungry Jack's opens

Roadworks outside the Hungry Jack's restaurant at Brassall must be completed before it opens.

Ipswich residents will have to wait for their Whoppers

Scammers strike more often than hackers: IT specialist

SCAM ALERT: Australia Post published this fake email on its website on January, 11, 2017, warning people its a scam and not to click or past the link into your internet browser. 'Delete the email immediately'.

"Everything locks up; then a ransom note comes up."

Farmers turn to 'Airbnb for campers' for their survival

Calvert farmer Dave Colgan is looking at joining Youcamp to boost his income.

"There aren't many who are able to make a go of it just farming"

NEW: ALDI confirms opening date of seventh Ipswich store

NEW STORE: Aldi will soon open its seventh store in Ipswich.

Aldi is preparing to open its seventh store in Ipswich

Thousands of jobs part of $1b retirement village project

THIS YEAR: An artist impression of the new Aveo retirement village in Springfield.

Aveo Springfield unveiled this month, homes ready by July

Ipswich police incident

Police this morning closed two Ipswich streets following an incident involving a firearm in Toowoomba over night.

Police this morning closed two Ipswich streets following an incident involving a...

Old Ipswich Courthouse

The old Ipswich Courthouse on East St.

Old Ipswich Courthouse

Murphy St, storm damage

Jo and Kelvin's Murphy St home was damaged in the December 18 Ipswich storm.

Jo and Kelvin's Murphy St home was damaged in the December 18 Ipswich storm.

Three car crash at Limestone Park

Drivers were caught out after the heavy rain on Saturday afternoon with three vehicles sliding down the embankment next to Bill Paterson Oval.

Three cars were caught out with the heavy rain and muddy conditions at Bill...

Dallas Holland's sister Terri Thomas at his funeral procession

LAST RIDE: Close to 20 trucks formed the procession that transported Mr Holland's casket from the Dinmore pads to a funeral service at Laidley and for burial in Toowoomba.

Dallas Holland's sister Terri Thomas at his funeral procession

'Out of comfort zone': mum's modelling success

Patience McDonell is this week's Girl Friday. 
Photo Luka Kauzlaric / The Observer

Gladstone model Miss Multiverse Australia finalist

Student Resource Scheme could end up costing a packet

"...Participation in a scheme is voluntary"

What should be in your children's school lunchboxes

FRESH FOOD: Dietician Anna Reeves recommends limited but tasty options each day in the lunch box.

Don't give your kids too many options

This Buderim woman spent Christmas in a war zone

ICRC aid workers Kerry Page, reviewing the figures on Afghanistan's health program with the country's most experienced and longest serving Health Field Officer.

While you carved the ham this woman was helping war wounded

2017 a triple treat for Coast triplets

FINAL YEAR: Clegg triplets (top) Matthew, Riley and Tayla ready for High School. The trio are in for a massive year and beyond.

Plenty of milestones ahead as Clegg kids start Year 12

Niki Bezzant: A turmeric latte won't prevent cancer

Just don't expect it to cure all your ills.

Have you tried a turmeric latte yet?

Mine halt after land caved in

JACK OF ALL TRADES: Harry Gee Stationer, News Agent, Picture Framer at North Ipswich.

Subsidence isolated residents

Jennifer Aniston wants to return to TV

Jennifer Aniston is desperate to make a return to TV

Madonna hopes for election unity

Madonna hopes Donald Trump's election will "bring people together"

Stockland's $150m pitch: Build it and they will come

Gladstone Marina. The Gladstone Regional Council offers a range of exciting job opportunities. Photo Contributed: Murray Ware.

Here's why we need to see Stockland upgrade start soon.

Ipswich house prices looking up in "seller's market”

Region's median house price climbed 1.4% to $325,000 and the median unit price fell 13.8% to $235,000 in the September quarter.

Median house price climbs 1.4% to $325,000 as unit price falls 13.8%

By the water's edge

Secure your seachange

HOT PROPERTY: Money to spend on land, buildings

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Sale, leasing of industrial real estate picks up in Mackay

Collapsed Coast company could owe up to $5 million

Staff, ATO, landlords among those out of pocket.

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CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

The IT sector is showing some big increases in wages.

They're the jobs you need to make a motza

HIRING: 100 jobs created as Kmart prepares to open

The chain promised to train all new staff

MY SAY: Job losses before Christmas a disaster

HAPPY DAYS: SmartCity Graduating class celebrate.

MY SAY: How did they not see effects of system change coming?

Employment makes strongest monthly gain in a year

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

Employment rebounded 39.1k in November

Third time lucky: Ipswich included in $20M jobs package

Boilermaker Jake Schostakowski gets to work at Ipswich business J.A Evans and Co.

Ipswich manufacturing business in hot seat to win 'innovation' grant

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Holden's trio of limited edition LS3 V8-powered Commodores

COLLECTABLES: just 1200 SS-V Redline-based Motorsports, 360 Calais V-based Directors and 240 SS-V Redline ute based Magnums will be built, all individually numbered with unique option codes

Commodore Motorsport, Director and Magnum collectables

Kia serves up $17,490 drive-away Rio at Australian Open

2017 Kia Rio S.

The new Kia Rio has been launched with better tech and dynamics.

Subaru showrooms in your local shopping centre

BEATS SHOE SHOPPING: Popped in for new shoes and bought a new car instead? Subaru is trialling pop-up car showrooms at large shopping centres.

Pop-up stores the latest way to buy new cars

Has the 2018 Ford Mustang been hit with the ugly stick?

ford has revealed the 2018 Mustang.

Design opinion is divided on the 2018 Ford Mustang.

$190,000 spend aims to boost tourist appeal

TOURISM BOOST: Councillors David Pahlke Wayne Wendt look over the new rest stop facilities at Willowbank.

"It's in a convenient location close to great attractions.”

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