March 2015

Published a story 3rd Mar 2015 9:08 AM

A BUSY intersection leading into the CBD was partially blocked for more than four hours on Tuesday after a truck carrying meat tipped over.

Tough luck for meat truck's tasty cargo

A BUSY intersection leading into the CBD was partially blocked for more than four hours on Tuesday after a truck carrying meat tipped over.

Published a story 2nd Mar 2015 1:59 PM

A MOTORCYCLE rider is being treated for serious injuries after crashing into the back of a school bus west of Rosewood this morning.

Motorcyclist badly hurt in crash with bus

A MOTORCYCLE rider is being treated for serious injuries after crashing into the back of a school bus west of Rosewood this morning.

February 2015

Published a story 27th Feb 2015 1:28 PM

IPSWICH mums and dads frustrated by the lack of childcare places for newborns have been given another option close to home.

Patient families find relief at centre with room for babies

IPSWICH mums and dads frustrated by the lack of childcare places for newborns have been given another option close to home.

Published a story 26th Feb 2015 7:24 PM

IPSWICH police station’s top cop is crediting a crackdown on bad eggs in the CBD for a 26% reduction in assaults and robberies.

Crackdown sees police copping one for 'Swich

IPSWICH police station’s top cop is crediting a crackdown on bad eggs in the CBD for a 26% reduction in assaults and robberies.

Published a story 26th Feb 2015 6:27 PM

THE craft beer bug has well and truly taken hold in Ipswich, with the Prince Alfred Hotel the latest to announce plans to open a dedicated bar.

Princely project taps into our love of beer

THE craft beer bug has well and truly taken hold in Ipswich, with the Prince Alfred Hotel the latest to announce plans to open a dedicated bar.

Published a story 25th Feb 2015 1:04 PM

POLICE are sending a crew to White Rock Conservation area near Redbank Plains after a hiker called for help about 12.45pm.

Bushwalker located safe at White Rock

POLICE are sending a crew to White Rock Conservation area near Redbank Plains after a hiker called for help about 12.45pm.

Published a story 25th Feb 2015 12:25 PM

A FEDERALLY funded service that provided a lifeline to struggling small business owners in the wake of the 2011 floods has been left high and dry.

Funding cut guts Business Enterprise Centre program

A FEDERALLY funded service that provided a lifeline to struggling small business owners in the wake of the 2011 floods has been left high and dry.

Published a story 24th Feb 2015 6:39 PM

BREMER State High School is going back to basics in the hope of improving fundamental literacy and numeracy skills.

Bremer push to improve literacy and numeracy skills

BREMER State High School is going back to basics in the hope of improving fundamental literacy and numeracy skills.

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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.