February 2015

Published a story 25th Feb 2015 4:49 PM

GHOST hunters are headed back to the Rosewood Hotel and this time they have a device that never fails to raise the spirits.

Ghost hunters back at Rosewood Hotel to raise the spirits

GHOST hunters are headed back to the Rosewood Hotel and this time they have a device that never fails to raise the spirits.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2015 8:59 PM

IT'S certainly been a big week for Ipswich-based engineering company TAE, announcing successful contracts to maintain engines on the ground and in the air.

Ipswich engineering firm is flying high

IT'S certainly been a big week for Ipswich-based engineering company TAE, announcing successful contracts to maintain engines on the ground and in the air.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2015 7:59 PM

HIS story of salvation and reincarnation will soon be turned into a book but Ideal Guy's tale wouldn't be out of place in the movies either.

Dumped by Clive Palmer, Andy gallops back to life

HIS story of salvation and reincarnation will soon be turned into a book but Ideal Guy's tale wouldn't be out of place in the movies either.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2015 10:58 AM

IPSWICH-based engineering company TAE is flying high after winning contracts to maintain engines for the Joint Strike Fighter and the Army's main battle tank

Ipswich company to maintain engines for JSF and battle tanks

IPSWICH-based engineering company TAE is flying high after winning contracts to maintain engines for the Joint Strike Fighter and the Army's main battle tank

Published a story 20th Feb 2015 3:52 PM

ALL parts of the food eating chain are being encouraged to sign up for the Eat Local Week and Winter Harvest Festival.

Sign on for food fiesta

ALL parts of the food eating chain are being encouraged to sign up for the Eat Local Week and Winter Harvest Festival.

Published a story 19th Feb 2015 3:29 PM

IT’S the darkest of nights, you’re driving on a long, unfamiliar country road and desperately trying to find that house is a matter of life and death.

Paramedics plead for house numbers on rural properties

IT’S the darkest of nights, you’re driving on a long, unfamiliar country road and desperately trying to find that house is a matter of life and death.

Published a story 17th Feb 2015 7:49 PM

THIS year's Esk Show will not accept horse competitors that have not been vaccinated for the hendra virus.

Esk Show issues hendra ban

THIS year's Esk Show will not accept horse competitors that have not been vaccinated for the hendra virus.

Published a story 16th Feb 2015 5:39 PM

OUTSPOKEN Fernvale businessman Bill Rose says proposed roadworks on the Brisbane Valley Hwy outside his popular bakery will ruin it and neighbouring businesses.

Fernvale businessman says roadworks will ruin businesses

OUTSPOKEN Fernvale businessman Bill Rose says proposed roadworks on the Brisbane Valley Hwy outside his popular bakery will ruin it and neighbouring businesses.

Published a story 13th Feb 2015 9:13 PM

QUEENSLAND Urban Utilities is investing $6.5 million to upgrade an integral part of Springfield's water network.

$6.5m to be spent on water pipes in expanding Springfield

QUEENSLAND Urban Utilities is investing $6.5 million to upgrade an integral part of Springfield's water network.

Published a story 12th Feb 2015 12:08 PM

IT STARTED as a joke – well, sort of – between two shy romantics who grew from best mates at Rosewood High to sharing the highest of life’s dreams.

Romantic date to tie the knot

IT STARTED as a joke – well, sort of – between two shy romantics who grew from best mates at Rosewood High to sharing the highest of life’s dreams.

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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.