REVEALED: Here's how much your rates will go up this year

INJECTION: Acting Mayor Paul Tully reveals the infrastructure highlights of the $479M 2017/18 Ipswich City Council budget with Acting Deputy Mayor Cheryl Bromage and 24/7 Cycling Safety Fund's Troy Dobinson.

Budget delivers massive $146m infrastructure boost across the city

Silver confronted on scary bushland drive

FRIGHTENED: Cr Kerry Silver was threatened by a man in the same area as where Jim and Mitch Dodrill were savagely bashed on Sunday.

Councillor cut off by aggressive lout near scene of Dodrill bashing

Police recover vehicles on Warrego Hwy after horror smash

Motorists are urged to avoid the Warrego Hwy near Minden, heading towards Brisbane.

An elderly man suffered critical injuries






Jeff Horn's dad feels the pain when son boxes

A SHUDDER went through Jeff Horn's father and brother as they watched the sickening TV footage of a boxer losing his life after a brutal fight in Sydney.

Trainer urging Horn to keep off social media

TRAINER Glenn Rushton is urging Jeff Horn to stay away from social media as the build-up to Sunday's Battle of Brisbane with Manny Pacquiao intensifies.

Bigger crowd just the ticket for Jeff Horn

JEFF Horn will become a millionaire by fighting Manny Pacquiao on Sunday, with his promoter revealing he would receive a huge pay bonus.

Guilty Ipswich burglar given 'shortest possible' jail term

The standing of the court allows offenders to walk free

Man accused of spitting in police officer's face

He will spend the night in custody

Officer to undergo disease testing after spitting offence

A WELFARE check turned into serious assault overnight when police went to see a man at Redbank Plains.

Ben & Co’s inspiring story to fill gap in community

BEN Hunter beams as he bakes and sells an impressive range of muffins, biscuits and slices at local markets.

You're approved to receive the NDIS - now what?

ONCE you've been approved to get the NDIS, here's what will happen.

When the NDIS is rolling out at your place

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme launched in July 2013 and continues to roll out region by region across the country.

Vital Queensland service needs your help

THEY help 40,000 people by providing more than 140 services. And now they need your help.

VIDEO: Graffiti in the right place for primary school kids

STREET ART: Leichhardt State School deputy principal Aaron Clavan, principal Michelle Hamlin and students Reuben Sonio, Angelina Broughton, Mia Mason and Tafai Brownlie with graffiti artist Oliver Walker and the new school masterpiece.

Leichhardt State School values inspiration behind graffiti

10 things to do these school holidays

people, winter, friendship, sport and leisure concept - happy friends ice skating on rink outdoors

Your guide to keeping the kids entertained

VIDEO: Battle of the Silkstone bakeries heats up

BAKE OFF: Johnny and Julie Nguyen and Tuyet Huynh from the Hot Bread Bin are holding their ground despite strong competition.

National franchises and traditional family favourites go toe-to-toe

Better help for those affected by war zones

Ipswich Legacy Widows is celebrating their 60th anniversary.

Legacy Ipswich has moved into its own premises at Booval

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Jamie Oliver has right recipe for Ipswich school holiday fun

ARE you looking for ways to spice up your school holidays?

Bundy mum blogging to get families offline

FAMILY FUN: Deonie Crowther is holding family craft sessions at the Windmill Cafe in Bargara.

Crafty projects a hit with parents and children

Things to do this weekend

FAMILY DAY: Enjoy circus-inspired activities at the popular Workshops Rail Museum.

What's on in Ipswich

Take luxury food, wine tour around Toowoomba

FOODIE CULTURE: Emily Moon (left) and Cheryse Bliesner with the Hummer used for Toowoomba's Luxury Food and Wine Tour.

It is designed to highlight the best produce the region has to offer

'Mongrel act' plummets sacked CQ workers to rock bottom

AMWU Regional Organiser Peter Lyon is outraged over Aurizon's treatment of its redundant Rockhampton workers, who were this week forced to train their replacements.

What these workers have been asked to do adds insult to injury.

Buyers snap up blocks at new estate

OPEN SPACE: Samantha and Dwayne Dale purchased this 3000sq m block in the newly developed Paradise Heights Estate in Deebing Heights.

Final chance to live it large

VIDEO: New Ipswich business cremating your pets

PET FUNERAL: Pets in Peace owner Martin Hopp, pictured with Joanna Hopp, has brought the family-owned pet crematorium business to Ipswich.

Backyard grave for Nibbles or Scruffy replaced with pet crematorium

Fast food outlet planning third drive-through for Ipswich

Construction site at Booval on Brisbane Rd.

Construction steams ahead at Booval site

Free burgers if you can guess location of new restaurant

There will be two Carl's Jr Burgers opening in Ipswich, the chain has revealed.

A juicy secret is being kept from the people of Ipswich

Auditors take records from Ipswich hall

COMPLEX ISSUE: Auditors will soon begin going through financial records of the Redbank School of Arts Hall.

AUDITORS will soon take over the financial accounts of a local hall.

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Hourglass Jewellery closing down

Booval Hourglass Jewellers owner Shelley Fox and long term employee Yvonne Otto are preparing the store for their closing down sale.

Booval Hourglass Jewellers owner Shelley Fox and long term employee Yvonne Otto are...

Lightning gala awards night

Stephen and Kellie Holdsworth at the Caloundra Event Centre for the Sunshine Coast Lightning end of season gala event.

Lightning gala awards night

Woman killed in horror crash, major hwy closed

The scene of a fatal traffic crash at the corner of Coopers Rd and Cunningham at Willowbank on Friday morning.

The scene of a fatal traffic crash at the corner of Coopers and Cunningham roads at...

Lord Mayor supports Horn

Supporters can sign giant boxing gloves ahead of title fight.

BRISBANE Lord Mayor Graham Quirk shows support for his cousin.

Are we a nation of non-believers?

Almost 30% of us don't practice a religion.

Almost 30% of us say we have no religion.

Budget

Acting Mayor Paul Tully delivers the Ipswich City Council Budget.

'I will spend a lifetime missing her deeply'

SAGE Beaumont was lovingly tucked into bed, happy and healthy. The adorable toddler with sparkling blue eyes and a captivating smile never woke.

'Sensible approach to food, complete lack of decorum'

Shannon Kelly White is the one-woman-band behind popular blog, Shannon's Kitchen.

She has a potty mouth and makes no excuses for it.

Vegan cafe with Coast's best burger gains popularity

TASTY: Wallea Eaglehawk and Alex Coolican from Delicats Vegan Cafe with their famous vege burger.

Voted Coast's most popular burger - and here's why

Great-grandparents' multi-million dollar gift to the Coast

DIGGING DEEP: Nola and Roy Thompson have been given a philanthropic award due to their incredible generosity to the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Is this the Sunshine Coast's most generous couple?

Does mum get claim over ex's estate?

Court to decide whether mum can claim from former partner's estate

White lions Holden and Kimba are coming to Dreamworld

Dreamworld will host lions until July 13.

Queenslanders have a chance to meet Holden and Kimba.

Wonder Woman sequel underway

IT’S MADE $US573 million at the box office so far, so it’s no surprise plans are already underway for a Wonder Woman sequel.

MasterChef: Fish fry feast too much for Ipswich cook

Willowbank native Nicole Stevenson has been eliminated from MasterChef.

NICOLE Stevenson narrowly misses out on MasterChef's Top 10.

Thor on holiday: Chris Hemsworth is here!

If you didn't know who he was - you'd think he was a local

Nintendo set to release the Super NES Classic Edition

Nintendo is releasing a miniature version of their Super NES console

Island caretaker has weeks to live, abandons paradise

St Bees managing director Phil Webb, has been struck with illness and it has prompted the sale of the island.

His health has deteriorated in the past couple of months

Prime CBD site sold as laneway culture progresses

The Longs building Ruthven Street has been purchased by a group of investors to be renovated into a series of shops/eateries.  June 2017

How investors and council plan to transform the Toowoomba CBD

Gateway opens to $3b Coast mega estate

VISION: An artist's impression of the Palmview development 'Harmony' and its linear park.

New road provides link from the past to the future

Confident first half year for commercial property

SIGNS OF CONFIDENCE: A mixed-use site at 139 Eumundi Rd, Noosaville, was one of the outstanding results achieved in the year.

Sunshine Coast market showing strong signs for next five years

Ocean views up for sale at Bargara Rise

LAND RELEASE: Rob Sergiacomi on site at the Bargara Rise development off Watsons Road Bargara.

More ocean-view land comes on the market at Bargara

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How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

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

Qld Budget 2017: Six billion dollar push for 22,000 jobs

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt, watched by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Brisbane, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Mr Pitt will hand down the 2017-18 budget for the state, his third.

Six billion will be spent to fund 22,000 jobs in Qld

Regional jobs program to be expanded in budget

Support for regional jobs will feature in Tuesday's Queensland budget.

Regional jobs program to be expanded

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

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Sub-$50,000 Jaguar SUV confirmed for later this year

COMPACT JOY: Set to boost Jaguar’s SUV line-up, the compact E-Pace will rival the likes of BMW’s X1, Audi’s Q3 and the Range Rover Evoque with a sub-$50k price tag.

The most affordable Jaguar ever confirmed for Australia

Toyota offers a bright orange 86 special edition track toy

No extra engine power, but Toyota's limited edition 86 should be a better track toy with bigger brakes and improved suspension. It's quite bright, too.

Toyota offering 60 special 86s with improved brakes and suspension

MY18 Subaru XV small SUV road test and review

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK: The new MY18 Subaru XV offers a Toyota Prado-matching 220mm of ground clearance plus a smart X-Mode for traction on slippery surfaces. It starts from $27,990 before on-roads.

A small SUV with serious off-road clout? Enter Subaru's new XV

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