May 2016

Published a story 4th May 2016 5:10 PM

QUEENSLAND league legend Darren Lockyer was the perfect choice to open the new Bunnings Warehouse store in Bundamba.

Darren Lockyer nails it at big Bunnings opening

QUEENSLAND league legend Darren Lockyer was the perfect choice to open the new Bunnings Warehouse store in Bundamba.

Published a story 4th May 2016 4:34 PM

MORE than 80% of people in the Ipswich seat of Blair will get no tax cut from the Federal Budget handed down by Treasurer Scott Morrison.

Sco-Mo knifes Ipswich in budget annoucement

MORE than 80% of people in the Ipswich seat of Blair will get no tax cut from the Federal Budget handed down by Treasurer Scott Morrison.

Published a story 3rd May 2016 4:28 PM

MORE than 125 years after they died, eight infants and two adults will be recognised by a memorial plaque at the former Methodist Church in Redbank Plains.

Amazing find of early settlers buried in Redbank Plains plot

MORE than 125 years after they died, eight infants and two adults will be recognised by a memorial plaque at the former Methodist Church in Redbank Plains.

Published a story 2nd May 2016 3:14 PM

MORE than 2000 people came through the gates an hour before the first race at the Labour Day race meeting at Ipswich Turf Club yesterday.

Families enjoy great race day

MORE than 2000 people came through the gates an hour before the first race at the Labour Day race meeting at Ipswich Turf Club yesterday.

April 2016

Published a story 29th Apr 2016 3:44 PM

THE COMMUNITY has been listened to and a $9.3 million Redbank Plains Rd upgrade has been completed by Ipswich City Council.

Multi-million dollar upgrade for Redbank Plains Rd

THE COMMUNITY has been listened to and a $9.3 million Redbank Plains Rd upgrade has been completed by Ipswich City Council.

Published a story 28th Apr 2016 5:32 PM

AN INSTALLION measuring three metres high will spring up in Riverlink Shopping Centre from Monday as part of a month-long program addressing domestic violence.

Ipswich to mark domestic violence awareness month

AN INSTALLION measuring three metres high will spring up in Riverlink Shopping Centre from Monday as part of a month-long program addressing domestic violence.

Published a story 28th Apr 2016 5:28 PM

A $15 million upgrade of Queensland Raceway is in the pipeline with Mayor Paul Pisasale set to meet Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk for funding talks.

Queensland Raceway upgrade needs the Premier's backing

A $15 million upgrade of Queensland Raceway is in the pipeline with Mayor Paul Pisasale set to meet Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk for funding talks.

Published a story 28th Apr 2016 5:02 PM

The latest respected Essential poll has Labor ahead of the Coalition 52-48 on a two-party preferred basis.

Turnbull on the way out as Shorten's ALP surges

The latest respected Essential poll has Labor ahead of the Coalition 52-48 on a two-party preferred basis.

Published a story 27th Apr 2016 4:18 PM

BILL Shorten has proven to be the dollar dazzler on the Ipswich Motorway upgrade from Darra to Rocklea.

Shorten commits $200m to Ipswich Motorway upgrade

BILL Shorten has proven to be the dollar dazzler on the Ipswich Motorway upgrade from Darra to Rocklea.

Published a story 26th Apr 2016 5:30 PM

DEVELOPERS made up most of Cr David Pahlke’s $22,500 in donations for the council election campaign with Labor Party figures and unions funding Steve Franklin.

Pahlke election campaign backed by developers

DEVELOPERS made up most of Cr David Pahlke’s $22,500 in donations for the council election campaign with Labor Party figures and unions funding Steve Franklin.

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Joel is a journalist with 20 years of experience and since February, 2011 he has been the late reporter at The Queensland Times. Joel specialises in longer features and as the late reporter he chases all the breaking stories that unfold in the evenings. A die hard rugby league fan, Joel has been pushing hard for the Western Corridor bid to be admitted into the NRL.