March 2015

Published a story 30th Mar 2015 2:32 PM

BOB Whalley credits his passion and long-time community service for his appointment to the Somerset Regional Council.

Whalley keen to make a difference in council

BOB Whalley credits his passion and long-time community service for his appointment to the Somerset Regional Council.

Published a story 29th Mar 2015 9:38 PM

A MULTI-million dollar construction contract has been awarded in the booming Providence community in the Ripley Valley.

Ripley Valley booms as big contract won

A MULTI-million dollar construction contract has been awarded in the booming Providence community in the Ripley Valley.

Published a story 29th Mar 2015 7:32 PM

IPSWICH Swich On is looking for some generous tradies to help make brave young Blaise Wyatt’s life so much easier and happier.

Tradies needed to build a better life for Blaise

IPSWICH Swich On is looking for some generous tradies to help make brave young Blaise Wyatt’s life so much easier and happier.

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.

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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.