Community News

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Time running out to apply for handy grants

Time running out to apply for handy grants

A REMINDER that Round 2 of the Ipswich City Council Sport and Recreation Grants are open.

Tears flow as 'Papa Bear' calls time on career

premium_icon Tears flow as 'Papa Bear' calls time on career

There wasn't a dry eye in the house when Senior Sergeant Gareth James was sent off in style after 39 years of service.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Family behind Ipswich bank's success

premium_icon Family behind Ipswich bank's success

The Wales opened its business in a place known as Moore's property in East St.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Speed camera catches 584 drivers

premium_icon Speed camera catches 584 drivers

The average speed of the incidents was 113 km/h, while the highest speed recorded was 160 km/h.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

40 things you need to know for CMC Rocks 2019

premium_icon 40 things you need to know for CMC Rocks 2019

Boots are polished, hats are peaked, the time has come, it's CMC Rocks 2019.

PHOTOS: RSPCA put out desperate plea for foster carers

premium_icon PHOTOS: RSPCA put out desperate plea for foster carers

RSPCA has seized eight horses in 'appalling condition' and are now searching for foster homes for the beasts.

The $1000 reason to read the QT

The $1000 reason to read the QT

Kevin Toohill, 79, proudly boasts he has been a fan of The Queensland Times since he could first read.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Truckie on ice drove five days in row

premium_icon Truckie on ice drove five days in row

Gympie court told Kelly James Dowie was driving his prime mover when he was stopped by police at Federal on January 17, 2017

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Backpackers' owner faces court for fire safety breaches

premium_icon Backpackers' owner faces court for fire safety breaches

Mayla Patterson to face court again for similar offences she has been previously charged with.

Fire victim warns of solar panel threat lurking in homes

premium_icon Fire victim warns of solar panel threat lurking in homes

Trish Davis watched as her home burned and is now warning others of the risk she knew nothing about.

Toogoolawah teens escorted to school formal in police car

premium_icon Toogoolawah teens escorted to school formal in police car

One would assume going to a school formal in a police car is be a bad thing, but not for this young couple...

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Bursaries provide valuable athlete assistance

Bursaries provide valuable athlete assistance

The bursaries are available to developing athletes in Ipswich who are representing Queensland or Australia at a sporting event.

40 PHOTOS: The best of Ipswich's weird and wacky pets

premium_icon 40 PHOTOS: The best of Ipswich's weird and wacky pets

From birds to snakes, llamas to donkeys and pigs to rats, here is the best of the city's weird and wacky pets.

Demolition the best way forward for CBD eyesore: MP

premium_icon Demolition the best way forward for CBD eyesore: MP

SHE says the State Government is still in negotiations with Ipswich City Council about the area.

Residents speak up on divisional boundaries

premium_icon Residents speak up on divisional boundaries

There is strong support for all three models for the upcoming March 2020 elections.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Police move out, protesters allowed back onto sacred site

premium_icon Police move out, protesters allowed back onto sacred site

But how long they will be allowed to stay there remains unclear.

Pollies, ex-councillors banned from new, 'pure' input group

premium_icon Pollies, ex-councillors banned from new, 'pure' input group

Up to 100 residents will be recruited to join Ipswich City Council's interim community consultation groups.

A day in the life of a midwife, nurse and Indigenous officer

premium_icon A day in the life of a midwife, nurse and Indigenous officer

As part of International Women's Day, we meet some of West Moreton Health's most influential women.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

The challenging job of caring for those behind bars

premium_icon The challenging job of caring for those behind bars

Meet the nurses who provide health care for prisoners.

Tensions remain at Deebing Creek after riot-like scenes

premium_icon Tensions remain at Deebing Creek after riot-like scenes

A STEEL farm gate is all that separates dozens of protesters from a sacred Indigenous site now under guard by a handful of Queensland Police officers.

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