September 2015

Published a story 4th Sep 2015 7:43 PM

BEING a new parent can be hard – but for those struggling with isolation and depression it can be awful.

Butterfly Wings program brings struggling parents hope

BEING a new parent can be hard – but for those struggling with isolation and depression it can be awful.

Published a story 4th Sep 2015 11:33 AM

Holly promotes child safety through education

FOR two decades Holly Brennan has been teaching children about sexuality and relationships.

Published a story 4th Sep 2015 6:55 AM

TROUBLED kids hear enough from adults about turning their lives around. A Tannum Sands youth camp instead tries to find other young people they can look up to.

Tannum youth camp wins child protection award

TROUBLED kids hear enough from adults about turning their lives around. A Tannum Sands youth camp instead tries to find other young people they can look up to.

Published a story 3rd Sep 2015 2:52 PM

PEOPLE and organisations from Bundaberg, the Sunshine Coast, Ipswich, Toowoomba, central and far north Queensland have been recognised for keeping kids safe.

Regional Queenslanders take home child protection awards

PEOPLE and organisations from Bundaberg, the Sunshine Coast, Ipswich, Toowoomba, central and far north Queensland have been recognised for keeping kids safe.

August 2015

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 3:54 PM

DIABETES is skyrocketing in regional Queensland’s mining communities and a new study is aiming to find out why.

Research into why diabetes in mining towns is up 67%

DIABETES is skyrocketing in regional Queensland’s mining communities and a new study is aiming to find out why.

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 9:06 AM

A BUNDABERG motorist was caught driving at more than 70kmh over the speed limit, speed camera data has revealed.

Almost 5000 speeding tickets issued in 12-month period

A BUNDABERG motorist was caught driving at more than 70kmh over the speed limit, speed camera data has revealed.

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 11:22 PM

BILL Shorten is hoping to follow Annastacia Palaszczuk’s lead and topple a first-term government.

Shorten wants to follow Palaszczuk’s lead

BILL Shorten is hoping to follow Annastacia Palaszczuk’s lead and topple a first-term government.

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 11:10 PM

NO ONE in the Immigration Minister’s office read the controversial Border Force press release that led to massive protests in Melbourne on Friday.

Minister’s office ignored controversial release

NO ONE in the Immigration Minister’s office read the controversial Border Force press release that led to massive protests in Melbourne on Friday.

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 11:01 PM

A PERTH man stole a quarter of a million dollars worth of phones and tablets from the communications company he worked at and sold them online, police allege.

Man stole more than $250k worth of phones and tablets

A PERTH man stole a quarter of a million dollars worth of phones and tablets from the communications company he worked at and sold them online, police allege.

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 10:33 PM

CHRONIC kidney disease could cost Australia $12 billion in five years, research claims.

Chronic kidney disease could cost Australia $12bn

CHRONIC kidney disease could cost Australia $12 billion in five years, research claims.

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Geoff has been working for the QT since August 2011 covering Ipswich’s rural areas. He started working for APN in January 2010 with the Chinchilla News in western Queensland after growing up on a grain farm. Geoff spends his time out of work watching far too much sport following the Reds, the Broncos and various American teams.