Coroner to investigate death of Brett Forte, Rick Maddison

UPDATE: The police will assist the coroner fully in an investigation into the Toowoomba officer's death and how his killer Rick Maddison was killed.

Cop killer shot dead after attempting to flee

A man who killed a respected police officer was shot dead

Tributes flow for Brett Forte: 'Thank you for your service'

RIP Brett Forte

Readers share their prayers, support and photos on social media

Accused joyrider to remain behind bars

Ipswich man accused of crashing stolen Noosa car in Brisbane






Charges laid over alleged clown mask robbery

Local boy charged over terrifying clown robbery

Accused trafficker out on bail

Court orders random drug tests before freeing woman on 63 charges.

Trio to face court after assault on woman and her dog

The group is facing a host of charges including animal cruelty.

Kaos to bring aerial assault to Boonah Show

Stunt bike show a major drawcard for this year's event.

Everything you need to know about the Boonah Show

Boonah Show Society secretary Beth Hern and office administrator Jeanette Wilson look forward to the upcoming Boonah Show.

Next generation honoured at this year's show

Pahlke raised 4306 issue back in 1990s, but no-one listened

FED UP: Wendy de Graaf (left) and Simone Karandrews of Karana Downs would like to see a new postcode created instead of 4306.

Former postmaster backs call for simple solution to postcode debacle

How rugby league is turning lives of young men around

Rugby league is turning the lives of young men at the Brisbane Youth and Detention Centre around.

Coach plays hard ball but the results are plain to see

Building a better future in detention centre school

COMMUNITY MINDED: Boys from the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre have built and donated a cubby house to the Women's Crisis Support Service.

Students construct valuable community projects and learn trades

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5 things to do in Ipswich this weekend

Don't forget to give generously to the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal this weekend. Collectors will be out knocking on doors, as well as operating static collection points around the city.

SEE what's on this weekend around Ipswich

Your gig guide to a great night out in Ipswich

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: Don't miss out on the offerings from the top spots in town.

The latest on the live music scene across the city

Paddinton Bear is coming to Ipswich

IN TOWN: Annette Kitching plays the part of Paddington Bear in The Cute Little Bear From Peru at the Incinerator Theatre.

FAVOURITE children's character set to delight in new show

10 jobs you can apply for right now

Job seekers read the job advertisements on large boards at the Ipswich Showgrounds where the Australian Government Jobs and Skills Expo was held today (140613). Photo: Claudia Baxter / The Queensland Times

Plenty on offer from across the region

Council refusal of 'high density' development ends in court

Ipswich City Council first meeting with the new 2016 council.

Developer took the matter to the Queensland Planning Court

Booming Ipswich service helping hundreds make extra cash

A surge in demand is good news for those looking for work

COMMENT: Innovation will go a long way

The price estimation tool is the way forward

10 jobs you can apply for right now

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Plenty on offer from across the region

Readers photo tribute to Brett Forte

RIP Brett Forte

Thank you to all our Facebook friends who shared a photo for this week's cover...

Women's Shed

Charmaine Standfield and Shirley Bradford get ready.

Women's Shed

Handmade Expo Market

The Handmade Expo and Vintage Market at the Ipswich Turf Club. Stall owner Theresa Gagliardi of Empress Tea and Jasz Flowers.

Handmade Expo Market

Eat Local Week launch

Doogan and Verity O'Hanlan from Kooroomba Lavender Farm and Vineyard.

Eat Local Week launch

Vivid Sydney captured by Jenn Cooper

Vivid in Sydney

Jenn Cooper, Canon Collective Ambassador, captures some of the magic of Vivid...

Police killer shot dead

Man shot dead after long stand-off with police.

Man who shot Senior Constable Brett Forte shot dead after long siege.

Margaret Court disgusted with The Project

Margaret Court says the interview on The Project was “below the belt”. Picture: Ross Swanborough

Tennis great defends her opinion and says show was "disrespectful".

Police shooter in siege at Gatton

Police officers try to save the life of their shot colleague Brett Forte.

Police continue to negotiate with the man who shot and killed Senior Constable...

How to make kids get ready for school

IF I’d said “brush your teeth” one more time, I may have gone mad.

Mazda3 Touring hatch: Long term test Month Two

POPULAR CHOICE: Part two of our three month test on one of Australia's best-selling cars: The Mazda3 hatch in Touring trim

Our second report on the hugely popular Mazda3 hatch

Rocky doctors rush to test man with suspected deadly disease

A case of the potentially deadly meningococcal disease, which causes a bright red rash, has been confirmed in Toowoomba.

DOCTOR at Rockhampton medical centre alerts paramedics.

Toowoomba uni student's ground-breaking anti-fat pill

Jess Pahl, PHD student at USQ has received funding to continue her work into developing an obesity pill. May 2017

Could seaweed hold clues to the secret of weight loss?

It's all in the telling

TELLING TALES: Children's author Felice Arena is a master at storytelling.

Is oral storytelling a craft we're losing the ability to use?

Centenarian takes to the skies for birthday joyride

LIFT OFF: Elsie Brown, from Pomona, is turning 100 years old and to celebrate, Helitec donated a 30-minute helicopter flight. Daughter Kathleen Jeffery and grandaughter Karen Harris joined Mrs Brown for the flight.

Elsie Brown marks 100th birthday in helicopter

Everything coming to Netflix, Stan, Foxtel and Amazon Prime Video this June

AS ANOTHER month comes to an end, we get ready to have new content added to our streaming services. Here is everything coming this June.

Sam Armytage and Tom Cruise? Saaaaay what?

Apparently, the answer is no.

WATCH: Judah battles his emotions as he makes Top 12

GOING PLACES: Judah Kelly performs during his battle round on The Voice.

Judah Kelly has made it into the top 12 of Australia's The Voice.

Musical tribute to flood volunteers released

Songwriter honours flood volunteers who helped their neighbours.

Lismore songwriter Simon Thomas was moved by strangers' kindness

New $46.7m counter-terrorism facility to be built in Wacol

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, pictured with Police Commisioner Ian Stewart, has announced plans to build a new counter-terrorism facility in Wacol.

The facility will be built over three years.

Home to a sex worker: Sordid history of iconic Coast shed

Milojevic Djordjevic's daughter Linda at the derelict shed on Yandina-Coolum Road.

The shed was once a liveable 'barrack'.

This is real estate's billion-dollar man

Bob Wolff at AREC with John McGrath of McGrath Real Estate.

They don’t call him the “Billion dollar man” for nothing

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

Report reveals progress on $319m airport upgrade

Aerials of the Sunshine Coast.Jetstar plane in front of the Susnhine Coast terminal, Sunshine Coast Airport.

Over two dozen government approvals needed for airport expansion

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Where the 13,000 mining jobs are

Rio Tinto's Amrun

THE mining and resources downturn is over and jobs are coming back

Bringing down indigenous workplace hurdles

PASSIONATE: Jobs4Youth co-ordinator Rebekah Carr.

There are many benefits of hiring indigenous staff.

Careers Australia fails: 15,000 students, 1000 staff gone

Group's 1000 staff sent an email that they had been stood down

How to survive the robot jobs revolution

Nicholas Davis is here to tell you that it’s not all bad news

The $1000-a-day jobs of the future are not what you think

In workplace speak they’re also known as “slashies”

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The proper Maserati Levante? Petrol V6 twin-turbo arrives

SOUNDS GOOD: The Levante SUV has boosted Maserati's Australian sales markedly, and now a proper petrol version joins the diesel offering.

Ferrari-made 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 for Maserati's SUV

2017 Lexus LX570 review: Automotive glamping

MAGIC CARPET RIDE: Even on the rough stuff, the Lexus LX570 combines capability with opulence.

Road test review of the 2017 Lexus LX570.

Volvo's FH XXL concept cab surprise

WHAT A TEASE: Volvo shows off it's Concept FHXXL Concept cab in Brisbane.

FH XXL Concept Cab unveiled.

Ford Mustang crowned as the world's best-selling sports car

BEST SELLER: Ford's success story new Mustang isn't just a winner in Australia, but also the likes of India (pictured), France, Romania, Greece and...Bonaire?

More than 150,000 Mustangs sold globally in 2016

We test drive Audi S5 Sportback offering cut-price prestige

VALUE UP: The new Audi S5 Sportback is some $14,000 cheaper than the previous model with a $105,800 sticker price to price match its key performance rivals. The five-door S5 uses a 3.0-litre turbo V6 offering 260kW and 500Nm, hitting 100kmh in 4.7 seconds.

Audi shaves $14,000 off its old S5 model while adding extra features

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