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Fresh business on Redbank block will open 24/7

FRESH FOOD: Mouk Fresh Fruit and Veg owner George Moukachar (front left) and manager Vic Shyhun with staff are hard at work before next weeks opening in Kruger Village.

The business is aimed at maximising convenience for busy families

Ipswich's key role in England to Australia plane journey

ODD PARTNERS: The completed 4 metre airscrew was proudly displayed by the pattern shop crew before its remounting on the Rolls Royce Eagle engine. From left are patternmakers G. Page, C. Boyd and F. Hazlewood, pattern foreman J. Miller and engineer Sgt Jim Bennett, of Sir Ross Smith's flight crew.

Nine layers of Queensland maple were used to construct a propeller

Business expert reveals top issues for 2017/2018

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce president Neil Coupland.

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce president talks business







'Callous' woman jailed over Kieren Pye's death

NO punishment strong enough for horrendous act of violence, victim's dad says.

Sex blamed for injuries after man choked ex over tobacco

Abusive partner who saw red when woman wouldn't share her tobacco told to grow up

Mum made bomb calls to escape $210 drug debt

A bank, post office, pub and supermarket were evacuated.

Mrs Claus spreads her magic

Being in hospital so close to Christmas can be heartbreaking for children

Millions of children to miss out on a present this Christmas

Hans Booij and Fred Muys are holding a Christmas lunch for homeless people.

"We ask the public to dig deep and support our Christmas Appeal.”

Cash-strapped club to upgrade facilities with $13k grant

INJECTION: Member for Blair Shayne Neumann and Swifts Sports Club general manager Mark Sherman after the club won the Stronger Communities Grants Program.

Work on the upgrade is expected to begin in the new year

What Queenslanders can expect from the LNP's new leadership

LNP LEADER :  Deb Frecklington has made history as the first woman to lead the Q l d L N P .

Deb Frecklington laid out her plan of attack.

Plaque honour for Ipswich meatworkers

CHIPPING IN: Peter McMahon (left) and Paul Brew from Ipswich Hospice Care visited JBS at Dinmore to thanks employees for their donations. Union member Keith Haslem (centre) accepted the plaque.

Hospice makes a little bit of love go far

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'I didn't want to be a burden': CQ miner's silent battle

A SILENT battle raged inside Knoxie Paul, but it wasn't until tragedy claimed two loved ones' lives that he decided to speak up.

Christmas lights tours ending

Ipswich Christmas Lights Tours - 2013 City Wide Winner of the Ipswich Christmas Lights Competition

Today is the last day to view some of the best displays for 2017

REVEALED: Kesha confirmed for Bluesfest 2018

FILE - In this May 22, 2016, file photo, Kesha arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Kesha released "Praying" on July 6, 2017. The song is the lead single from the singer's first album in five years. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Plus Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge and Juanes

Fears Ipswich home will collapse into construction site

FALLING: Lourdus Chinnappa's home at Aristotle Avenue, Augustine Heights is slipping to the vacant building block below.

All work at the construction site was also directed to stop

Company offers a job for life to the right applicant

WANTED: An abattoir is hiring.

"We've got jobs going at the moment for all departments.”

Embrace innovation to facilitate a future for jobs: Madden

Ipswich West Labor member Jim Madden.

Jim Madden said the city should embrace new ways of operating.

Lavina's loving life on the land

Colin and Lavina Jensen wedding photo.

The characters that make our city great.

Christmas kids, dogs, lights and bikes

Christmas lights.

Thank you to everyone who took part in our Christmas photo post on Facebook.

Byron Bay rail revived

Byron Bay rail line has been revived after 13 years with the world's first solar...

McMahon to release soft drink recipe

Staff in front of McMahon's Soft Drink factory in 1951. Photo courtesy of Whitehead Studios and Picture Ipswich.

Peter McMahon will release the recipe for the N.E. Thing soft drink flavour if he...

Christmas bake off

Old Fernvale Bakery baker Matt Brown is an expert at whipping up Christmas treats.

Matt Brown shares some baking secrets.

Men asked to take responsibility for bad driving

MEN make up 74% of national road fatalities and are being asked to drive more responsibly.

PHOTOS: Australia's first ever sensory park opens in CQ

The opening of Gladstone's Lions Park, on December 16, 2017.

Pioneering park project a first in Australia and opened yesterday.

CHEAPEST WAY TO SHOP: How to bag the best bargain

Waiting for things. Yuck.

Costco warehouse shopping is a jaw-dropping experience

How a dietitian spent $50 at ALDI

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not hard to stick to a balanced diet.

The healthy haul you can get at ALDI for $50

Alcohol will be gone in ‘a generation’

A top scientist has claimed we’ll stop drinking alcohol within ‘a generation’ after swapping it for a synthetic alternative that doesn’t harm our health. Picture: Supplied.

Scientist: We’ll swap it for a synthetic alternative

Are you really that racist?

The test used to identify implicit bias, including racism, may be flawed. Illustration by John Tiedemann

Are you really that racist? We’ve been putting that to a flawed test

Unexpected royal we’ve fallen in love with

SHE was a controversial and sometimes unpopular royal while she was alive. But this glamorous, rebellious woman is having a renaissance thanks to Netflix.

Parkway Drive celebrates 'Horizons'

Winston McCall of Parkway Drive at the home town gig at Byron Bay High School on the IRE tour. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Parkway Drive to play songs off Horizons

Minnie Driver slams ‘tone deaf’ ex Matt Damon

Minnie Driver has slammed ex boyfriend, Matt Damon. Picture: Instagram

Alyssa Milano tries to school him on sexual assault

Aussie actor tops 2017 BW’s Hot List

Chris Hemsworth as Thor in Marvel’s Aussie-filmed blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok. Picture: Marvel Studios

BW Magazine Hot List: Chris Hemsworth tops the list

Pick of the spots on the Coast

Todd McKee, left, and Sharni Pinder, right, of McGrath Estate Agents with Mel and Gill Luke at Mooloolaba to celebrate the launch of the luxury First Bay Coolum development.

A lot of planning and thought for luxury Coolum development

Quiet, private and secure

Consider the lifestyle options on offer at quality land release

Old homes destroyed, Mackay heritage lost

The house was demolished recently.

Protection needed for old homes

premium_icon Revealed: The most in-demand workers of 2017

Demand for tradies has significantly increased.

Demand for some workers rebounds in 2017

Aussie has the world’s best job

Wouldn’t mind staying in a house like this for a while! Sherbet Birdie photography

Sorelle Amore’s ultimate goal seemed outrageous

POLLIE TICKLED: No job? We can fix that

A whole new method of job-hunting on offer.

Get back on the job train with these top tips

'Bold plan' will create thousands of jobs

Southern Cross University Vice Chancellor, Professor Adam Shoemaker.

Major announcement being made by Southern Cross Uni today

Adani to tour Qld in search of workers

Anti-Adani mine protesters outside Parliament House this morning. Picture: Lexie Cartwright

“Groups hoping to stop us have failed because we have already started."

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NHVR releases new work diaries

OUT WITH THE OLD: NHVR will release new electronic work diaries.

The draft EWD Policy Framework and Standards will be released

Police urge driver calm

FATAL FIVE: Operation North Soapstone north of Gin Gin prior to the start of the Easter weekend. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Take care over the Christmas and New Year break

Why going hybrid doesn’t pay

Toyota Prius C (August 2017 update). Picture: Supplied.

Does hybrid technology add up at the bowser?

Kia Stinger crash test shock

The Kia Stinger has earned mixed results in the latest round of crash tests. Picture: Supplied.

Base models receive low scores.

Double fatality truckie: 'That night was my worst nightmare'

The scene of a double fatality near Huts Creek on the Bruce Highway.

Photo Ebony Battersby / The Observer

Truck driver found not guilty by jury after two-day trial

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