July 2015

Published a story 6th Jul 2015 2:33 PM

A woman has been treated for minor injuries following a crash on the Cunningham Highway.

Car crashes into tree at Willowbank

A woman has been treated for minor injuries following a crash on the Cunningham Highway.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 7:47 PM

A MOVE to scrap the Ipswich police communications centre has been dubbed a backwards step that will threaten the long-standing working partnership with Safe City.

Ipswich police communication centre moving to Brisbane

A MOVE to scrap the Ipswich police communications centre has been dubbed a backwards step that will threaten the long-standing working partnership with Safe City.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 2:51 PM

REDBANK Plains mum Monique Dearden says home break-ins and car theft has become so rife in her neighbourhood that she can’t wait to move out.

Robbed while asleep inside the house: family sick of crime

REDBANK Plains mum Monique Dearden says home break-ins and car theft has become so rife in her neighbourhood that she can’t wait to move out.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 2:28 PM

WITH more than 60,000 people expected to take a leisurely stroll across the Story Bridge as part of its 75th anniversary celebrations this weekend, it is as good a time as ever to acknowledge Ipswich’s important link to the milestone.

The story of the Ipswich brain that built Brisbane's bridge

WITH more than 60,000 people expected to take a leisurely stroll across the Story Bridge as part of its 75th anniversary celebrations this weekend, it is as good a time as ever to acknowledge Ipswich’s important link to the milestone.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 1:38 PM

A CAREER that spanned 35 years has earned retired Ipswich police officer Laurie Pointing some much-deserved official recognition.

Top gong for former cop turned author

A CAREER that spanned 35 years has earned retired Ipswich police officer Laurie Pointing some much-deserved official recognition.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2015 7:33 PM

IF YOU were one of many who passed the school holidays by converting dad’s old tarpaulin into a backyard slip ‘n slide, you might be in for a treat.

National tour brings epic slide to a street near you

IF YOU were one of many who passed the school holidays by converting dad’s old tarpaulin into a backyard slip ‘n slide, you might be in for a treat.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2015 4:02 PM

FOUR people have been taken to hospital following a crash at West Ipswich.

Four taken to hospital following West Ipswich crash

FOUR people have been taken to hospital following a crash at West Ipswich.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2015 2:58 PM

THE driver of a truck involved in a crash at Goodna on Thursday afternoon has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

Driver seriously injured in truck crash at Goodna

THE driver of a truck involved in a crash at Goodna on Thursday afternoon has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2015 2:19 PM

A MAN has been charged with trespassing and obstructing police following an incident at Kruger State School on Thursday afternoon.

Police use capsicum spray to subdue man

A MAN has been charged with trespassing and obstructing police following an incident at Kruger State School on Thursday afternoon.

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Andrew was born and bred in Ipswich and has been at the QT since 2007. After starting out on the country rounds, he moved onto court reporting and then police and emergency services, which he has now been covering for the last three years. When he is not working on police rounds Andrew is busy sifting through the garbage of famous people, in search of ideas for his weekly column, the Naughty Korner. As there are very few famous people in Ipswich, Andrew is often forced to write his column about boring people, like politicians.