March 2015

Published a story 26th Mar 2015 5:58 PM

IT WAS a case of autumn rains and leather reins as competitors and spectators at Rosewood delighted in a uniquely Australian test of horse and rider.

Rosewood saddles up for campdraft

IT WAS a case of autumn rains and leather reins as competitors and spectators at Rosewood delighted in a uniquely Australian test of horse and rider.

Published a story 24th Mar 2015 6:17 PM

A TWO-YEAR-OLD who drowned in a dam in the Lockyer Valley will forever be loved for his energy, his mischievous spirit, his love of animals and the Geelong Cats.

'King of mischief will be loved forever'

A TWO-YEAR-OLD who drowned in a dam in the Lockyer Valley will forever be loved for his energy, his mischievous spirit, his love of animals and the Geelong Cats.

Published a story 24th Mar 2015 7:29 AM

ONCE again Swich On Inc is off and running for another year and is looking to build on 2014 which saw the Ipswich men's charity group raise more than $70,000.

Swich On looking to build on stella 2014

ONCE again Swich On Inc is off and running for another year and is looking to build on 2014 which saw the Ipswich men's charity group raise more than $70,000.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 6:57 PM

FARMERS whose properties border the region's two largest drinking water dams, Wivenhoe and Somerset, just want to be heard.

Farmers want a voice: Seqwater promises better communication

FARMERS whose properties border the region's two largest drinking water dams, Wivenhoe and Somerset, just want to be heard.

Published a story 20th Mar 2015 4:44 PM

IPSWICH’S rural parts have always broadcast their pride in being prime backdrops for films but they're also proving to be an incubator of budding talent.

Ipswich rural areas bring out budding film talent

IPSWICH’S rural parts have always broadcast their pride in being prime backdrops for films but they're also proving to be an incubator of budding talent.

Published a story 20th Mar 2015 7:26 AM

PEOPLE outside the show ring may think it's a case of jumping the gun, but those in the know say it's beginning to look a lot like show season.

Don’t be late – it’s close to show time for Ipswich region

PEOPLE outside the show ring may think it's a case of jumping the gun, but those in the know say it's beginning to look a lot like show season.

Published a story 19th Mar 2015 7:43 AM

DAN Bowden reckons he’s always said the Marburg Hotel doesn’t belong to the Bowdens, it belongs to the town.

Bowden family back pouring beers at the Marburg Hotel

DAN Bowden reckons he’s always said the Marburg Hotel doesn’t belong to the Bowdens, it belongs to the town.

Published a story 18th Mar 2015 8:47 AM

MORE shops, sports facilities and the delivery of the long-awaited Blacksoil Interchange have paid off for Fernvale’s housing growth.

Fernvale reaches housing growth milestone

MORE shops, sports facilities and the delivery of the long-awaited Blacksoil Interchange have paid off for Fernvale’s housing growth.

Published a story 17th Mar 2015 8:10 AM

PLENTY of us are looking to be more active to help our health but sometimes we don’t know the means are right in front of us.

Get out and be active in Somerset

PLENTY of us are looking to be more active to help our health but sometimes we don’t know the means are right in front of us.

Published a story 17th Mar 2015 7:26 AM

TRAVELLERS driving between Brisbane and Toowoomba will also be able to drop in for a late night coffee stop on the Marburg Range.

Coffee bar expansion dubbed perfect late night pick-me-up

TRAVELLERS driving between Brisbane and Toowoomba will also be able to drop in for a late night coffee stop on the Marburg Range.

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Raised in Ipswich, I have been a reporter at The Queensland Times since 2002. I cover general news. For quite a few years I was responsible for the police round. My round now is local government. I also love covering horse racing when I can sneak out of the office.