COMMENT: No such thing as free money

Some claim the Government's plans to send out debt collectors to recover money from the pay debacle is unfair.

Federal Government cracks down on welfare fraud


Ipswich received more than $2.3m in overpayments since January

‘How do you like the taste of my piss you dogs’

Ipswich Police Station and Courthouse. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

He saved his urine up in a milk carton.

Boys verse girls in epic school showdown

Ipswich Girls Grammar School Vs Ipswich Grammar School prefect netball match at IGGS (boys vs girls). IGGS player Shannon Trigger dominates her opponent.

TENSIONS were high at Ipswich Girls Grammar School.

Fourth mine was in breach of coal dust limits

Oaky North coal mine is the fourth mine known to breach dust limits

New conquest for Ipswich's super sporting mum

Inspirational Ipswich sportswoman Deb Acason with husband Josh on their children Eva and Ella.

Allrounder Deb runs into new territory

PHOTOS: Happy 23rd Birthday WestMAC

West Moreton Anglican College's 23rd birthday celebration

WEST Moreton Anglican College knows how to party.

Your guide to a great night out in Ipswich

Wild Cherries band

Your guide to a great night out in Ipswich

Chance to win big in City Pride

PROUD WINNER: John O’Dwyer of Laidley won $2750 gift voucher in last year's City Pride campaign. Will you be a winner this year?

HOW would you like the chance to win $5000?

81-year-old marches for Aboriginal rights, refugees

The grandmother loves music and plays the piano.

VIDEO: Boonah's 'Billie' Jackson tells of her amazing life

Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years comes with fireworks

Volkswagen has launched the 2016 Golf GTI 40 Years model Down Under.

The Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years is shaping as a modern classic.

Council to invest more than $6m in new garbage trucks

Brisbane Truck Centre wins contract to supply Ipswich fleet

'Historic' voyage to begin contract worth billions

LNG FUKUROKUJU was purpose-built to carry LNG from the APLNG plant at Curtis Island to Kansai Electric in Japan.

MONSTER LNG carrier has departed Curtis Island.

Businesses demand rate freeze from Paul Pisasale

SLUGGED: Bruce Alvey from Alvey Reels is unhappy about the 15% rise in land rates.

80% increase worries local business

Greyhound track to make way for multi-sports facility?

GREYHOUNDS: Runners in race eight at Thabeban Park.Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Logan in limbo over proposal for Slacks Creek operation

You little rippa

University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics director of innovation and research Professor Salah Sukkarieh with RIPPA the robot at Rugby Farms, Gatton.

RIPPA the robot can help Australian growers.

LETTER: Tree clearing laws a farce

The new tree clearing laws are farcical and detract from more pressing issues, writes Michelle Finger.

LETTER: Grocery market must have more competition

Woolworths sign

Woolworths is suffering tight competition

LETTER: Work needed as Amberley expands

Wing commander Scott Winchester at RAAF Base Amberley.

'I congratulate Wing Commander Scott Winchester'

LETTER: Don’t mess with our superannuation plans

'$500,000 cap may exclude those who are experiencing “life events"'

Why today is a sad day for fairness

You might not know yet but today's decision could cost you thousands

You don't need a bloke to buy you flowers: Opinion

SELF LOVE: We don’t really need a bloke to buy us flowers.

I’m not saying go out and buy a fresh bunch of flowers every day.

Medical marijuana trial for 30 kids with severe epilepsy

Marijuana-derived medicine won't be a 'miracle cure'

Guess where Migaloo has turned up now...

White humpback whale Migaloo could pass close to the Sunshine Coast on his way north.

The white whale's in our waters but there's one thing you mustn't do

WATCH: Seven people taken to hospital after bus rollover

A bus has overturned at North Bundaberg

Can you spot the snake?

Finding a snake isn't always easy

Why doctors are challenging this Peter Dutton led law

Minister for Immigration Peter Dutton speaks to the media in Sydney, Friday, April 29, 2016. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett)

They say the law conflicts with the core ethics of their profession

This tattoo costs her jobs, but it's not discrimination

The tattoo on her ankle is about the size of a 10 cent piece.

Qld's dark history: floggings, rape at boys home

The Westbrook Farm Home for Boys was the most feared 'reformatory' in Australia.

Shocking abuse aired on Four Corners 'not unique' to Australia

Giant snake found trying to open family fridge

Andrew Smedley from Andrew's SNAKE Removal found this huge python on top of a fridge.

It's one night they won't forget in a hurry

Fraser Coast Council supports 'stop the mosque' petition

SPLIT: Seven of the Fraser Coast's councillors have voted in support of a petition titled 'Stop the mosque' which would allow applications for future places of worship be impact assessable.

A petition titled 'stop the mosque' went before council on today.

43,000 ANZ customers lose "late fee" class action

The bank charged up to $35 per late transaction, when it cost $5.50

Shark bump was 'very similar to Mick Fanning incident'

Curran See and Harris Lake, both 18, were waiting for a set at Sharpes Beach on Tuesday when they were both attacked by an aggressive white shark.

THREE surfers have been knocked off their boards by sharks

Kerri-Anne Kennerley to Sonia Kruger: "Stay brave"

She said her television peer should "stay brave"

Isis killers forced nuns to watch priest's murder

Father Jacques Hamel

The retired clergyman reportedly standing in for regular priest

Priest killed in France knife attack


France knife attack: Three dead knife-men storm church

Donald Trump beating Hillary Clinton in latest polls

Donald Trump

Plagiarism allegations have done little to hurt Republican

YOUR SAY: This is how you know you're from Ipswich

There are plenty of things you think make Ipswich unique...

Bigoted rant: "Your father should go back to NZ"

"It would probably be advisable for him to pack up and go back to NZ

Barefoot burglar robs home, leaves shoes behind

Why you should keep your doors locked, even when you're inside

Where there's smoke there's fine

SMOKING in the car leads to a fine.

The Bachelor host: this year's season is a cracker

The Bachelor host Osher Gunsberg.

GUNSBERG says tonight will be "the best night of TV of the year".

Swimwear designer looking for love on The Bachelor

Noni Janur on her first day of filming.

The 25-year-old is one of 22 women vying for Richie Strahan’s heart

Three reasons your mind will be blown this week

Alan Dale and Jacki Weaver in a scene from the TV series Secret City.

THREE shows on Foxtel to make your mind boggle.

Elena wins MasterChef: “I’m ecstatic and eager to celebrate"

MasterChef Australia 2016 winner Elena Duggan, from Noosa.

NOOSA chefs survive marathon grand final dish by Heston Blumenthal.

Shannen Doherty shaves hair during cancer battle

Shannen Doherty has completely shaved off her hair

Brian McFadden makes daughters pay for own Christmas gifts

McFadden makes his daughters pay for half their presents