Migrants and refugees thrive under USQ career program

45% of all participants of the Making Career Choices program come from non-English speaking backgrounds.

ESL students benefit from USQ Making Career Choices program

New pics: Massive fine warning over slain Fitzroy croc

Images of a 5.2m crocodile found shot in the Fitzroy River, Rockhampton on Thursday, September 21. Police and the EHP are appealing for public assistance in their investigations to find the culprit.

A close up look at the whopping 5.2m croc shot in Rockhampton

Fox sightings spike, wildlife and domestic animals at risk

Fox sightings are reported to be on the rise in the Greater Springfield area.

Residents report seeing the animals close to their homes






RSPCA to lay animal cruelty charges over puppy's injuries

Eight-month-old pup's back legs were broken and left untreated

Drunk used broken bottle to stab taxi driver in head, body

His attacker got angry when asked to tip out an open bottle of beer.

Crime spree nets Porsche, Audi and... a flute

A repeat offender had been out of jail less than two months before going on a crime spree where he made off with luxury sports cars, clothes and even a flute.

Massive field for Div 7 by-election

Nominations close on Tuesday.

Hairdresser, former 'RAAF brat' to run for Div 7

Dave Austin is a candidate in the division 7 by election.

He wants to give the people a voice

DIV 7 BY-ELECTION: Tough road for winner

Ipswich City Council Administration Building, South Street, Ipswich. Photo: Claudia Baxter / The Queensland Times

A win buys you a seat at the table but not an equal voice

COMMENT: How many more for Division 7?

Queensland state election day polling booth at the Mountain Creek High School. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

2017, the year Ipswich officially got sick of going to the polls

Three 'new' faces on veteran council team

Ipswich City Council class of 2016. (back row) Cr David Morrison, Cr Kylie Stoneman, Cr Wayne Wendt, Cr Andrew Antoniolli, Cr Charlie Pisasale, Cr Sheila Ireland, Cr David Pahlke and (front row) Cr Kerry Silver, Deputy Mayor Paul Tully, Mayor Paul Pisasale and Cr Cheryl Bromage.

Silver, Stoneman to be joined by Division 7 winner

'I am not a yes man': No Labor Party Div 7 backing

Rumours are rife with some being accused of undeclared association

Deebing Creek works plan

"It will provide both short and long-term guidance on the strategic management of the waterway and the corridor for the future."

Council hands out $40k of Christmas gifts early

Decorated Christmas tree on  blurred, sparkling and fairy background

Churches, schools and charities to benefit

Digital bug has kids exploring robots, electronics

Olivia Tobin and Georgia Tobin enjoy activities at the Marker Party in a Box at Ipswich Central Library.

Maker Party in a Box workshop a hit with young and old

Serious side to pampering, raffles and high tea

SOUND ADVICE: Sergeant Nadine Webster, Fiona Richardson-Clarke and volunteer Maddison Prior are promoting Pamper with a Purpose.

There is a vital message behind it

Zoo welcomes new baby in Queensland first

CIRCLE OF LIFE: Mum Zara with her foal, the first to be born in Queensland. The baby arrived in the early hours of Tuesday morning and was already up and running about on Wednesday. They are expected to join the herd in a few days.

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Angela's show explores funny side of heartbreak

ALMOST two years after her marriage broke down, Toowoomba woman Angela Ponting is using her heartbreak as inspiration for her very own cabaret show.

A bold new look and big plans ahead at Rainbow Beach

Sea Salt at Rainbow Beach Tuppy Modin, Jordi jones and Kerri Jordison.

After fire destroyed the old cafe, new life at Rainbow

Domino's giving away 20,000 FREE pizzas from today

Dominos is giving away free pizza from today.

First it was free cheeseburgers and now it is free pizza

First flower ice cream and now floral beer

Getting a taste of the new floral ale is Adrian Cubit (left) from 4 Brothers Brewing and Wade Curtis from 4 Hearts Brewing.

Toowoomba is known for its flowers

'Something to cheer about': PA puts Ipswich on the map

CHEERS: PA Hotel staff accept the award for Regional Overall Hotel of the Year award at the 2017 AHA National Awards for Excellence.

National honour for Prince Alfred Hotel

Bucking bull, country fun and jobs on offer at new city bar

JUST WAITING: The bull is in the building ready to ride at the launch of Johnny Ringos in the old Hotel Metropole building on October 6.

New honky-tonk bar home to bucking bull and plenty of jobs

iPhone 8: So what are the cheapest deals around?

So what's the best deal with the latest iphones

Comparison website has crunched the numbers

'It's been extremely dry': Farmers desperate for rain

Ross McInnes Harrisville dairy farmer.

Almost no rain has been recorded by the Amberley weather station

Ipswich scores clean set of pipes

QUU spokesperson Michelle Cull with new water pipes which will be installed at Railway St, Booval.

More than 3km of water mains nearing the end of their service life

Minister responds to call to dissolve Ipswich council

Ipswich City Council Administration Building and Council Chambers.

Minister addresses calls to sack Ipswich council

Ipswich mall, CBD in the 1980s

Images of Ipswich from the 1980's. Reids fire aftermath with Caledonian Hotel back right.

Ipswich mall, CBD in the 1980s

Eight-month-old Evie

Eight-month-old American Staffordshire bull terrier, Evie.

Eight-month-old Evie

Ipswich brewery whips up Lime Lager in time for scorcher weekend

Pumpyard chef Garth Kelly and Corinne Browne with the new lime beer.

Ipswich brewery whips up Lime Lager in time for scorcher weekend

F-35 Strike Fighter

The F-35 Lightining II Joint strike fighter has led a protracted, troubled - and expensive - development.Source:Supplied

Lockheed Martin says it is the most advanced fighting machines ever built.

Pauline Hanson has a "Dirty Harry" moment

One Nation leader wants her gun license.

One Nation leader has "best day for 20 years" shooting guns at pistol range.

Kia Stinger road test: Is beauty deeper than the metal?

This is no standard Kia, the Stinger is honed by a bloke who not long ago was the guru of BMW's go-fast M division.

Customers rage over baked beans change

Heinz Baked Beanz 420g is selling for $2.09 on Farmers Direct.Source:Supplied

Kraft Heinz announces changes to baked beans

Shock Rocky killing: Years of chaos until new 'Croc Father' emerges

EXPERT OPINION: Koorana Crocodile Farm owner John Lever explains the flow-on effect after the death of Rockhampton's King Croc. Pictured, he feeds one of his bigger crocs. Photo Chris Ison

Local expert says brutal shooting was 'no chance meeting'

L'Oreal heiress and world's richest woman dead at 94

French businesswoman Liliane Bettencourt, the heiress of cosmetics giant L'Oreal and daughter of the company's founder, has died. Bettencourt was also considered the richest woman in the world.

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt was worth $49 billion.

‘Double whammy’ influenza, hayfever strikes

Flu cases are on the rise this winter.

Hayfever season and flu season have overlapped this year

Mum slammed for sex talk with 12-year-old son

The post that sparked the debate on Mumsnet.

Parents on forums can be the worst sometimes

Object of desire: 2018 Kia Stinger launched

The mid-range Kia Stinger Si will officially reach showrooms on October 1.

First drive of this year's most anticipated car.

Only movie trailer you need to see this week

IT’S been almost four years since the last Wes Anderson film. So feast your eyes on the trailer for Isle of Dogs because it is everything you want it to be.

Biggest Bachelorette mystery solved

Jourdan suffered an injury on the first episode of The Bachelorette.

ONE moment this week left viewers absolutely stumped.

Holly Valance picks unusual name for new daughter

Holly Candy and husband Nick have added a new baby to the family.

Former Neighbours star and her husband are parents for a second time

Riverdale star’s car crash has sparked an on-set protest

Riverdale star KJ Apa (left) crashed his car after falling asleep behind the wheel.

KJ APA had finished a 16-hour day when he fell asleep at the wheel.

Downsizing doesn't mean doing without

Coast family ready to move ... around the corner

Design magnificence

Frank Macchia-designed house enjoys 270-degree coastal views

The simple mortgage fix that could save you thousands

Avoid interest-only loans or pay the price

No kitchen, no bathroom and $1 million price tag

70 Grantham St, Brunswick West, might look charming from the outside, but just wait until you venture in. Source:Supplied

Unlivable home still carries a $950,000 price tag

RAAF base to boost economy by $1.2B, create 2800 jobs

mberley in Queensland on 24 November 2016.

By 2020, 7000 people will be employed on site

JOBS: Six Ipswich positions ready now

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Report indicates strong growth for construction industry

INCREASE: The construction industry is predicted to see escalated demand in future decades.

CONSTRUCTION in Queensland and NSW will continue to increase.

Massive solar farm to provide 250 jobs

FRV's Moree Solar Farm.

The 148MW farm is being built on a disused mango farm

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Vic police replace Commodores and Falcons with BMWs

How the Victoria Police BMW 530d highway patrol sedan could look.

Europeans set to replace V8 pursuit cars.

Teenagers distracting their drivers

Texting while driving. Photo: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

RACQ study reveals 85% of respondents are distracting passengers.

Need a VIP chauffeur? Don's the man for the Games

HOT WHEELS: Warwick car enthusiast Don Hughes has been selected as a volunteer driver for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Car enthusiast turns VIP chauffeur for major sporting event

Kia reveals another excitement machine with Proceed concept

With the Stinger fastback sedan about to be launched in Australia, Kia has revealed the Proceed Concept.

Kia releases another showstopper in Frankfurt.

Do you need a merging give way rule refresh?

Motorists doing the right thing in afternoon traffic.

Who should give way when merging?

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