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Tue 16 Oct 2018

Massive fire rips through historic Brisbane school

Massive fire rips through historic Brisbane school

UP to a quarter of the 92-year-old Morningside State School has been destroyed in a huge blaze.

Poppy making event in full bloom ahead of Armistice

Poppy making event in full bloom ahead of Armistice

A SINGLE poppy can become part of something big as the community is invited to get crafty in the lead up to the Armistice Centenary next month.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Countdown on to city's best sporting celebration

Countdown on to city's best sporting celebration

NOMINATIONS for the 2018 Ipswich Sports Awards are closed and what a tough time the judges have had trying to determine the winners.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Lazarus rising: Miracle survival for cockatoo after storm

Lazarus rising: Miracle survival for cockatoo after storm

THE miracle rebirth of a cockatoo stuck out in Thursday afternoon's severe thunderstorm has been likened to the biblical story of Lazarus' rising.

Man taken to hospital after motorbike fall

Man taken to hospital after motorbike fall

A man in his 50's is in a stable conditoon

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Junior fun to launch new season

Junior fun to launch new season

A range of free activities for the kids are being held, along with a sausage sizzle and junior games in the morning.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Low-flying chopper patrols take off this month

Low-flying chopper patrols take off this month

Patrols will operate in Mt Crosby, Laidley, Tarong, Chinchilla and Condamine.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Why Ipswich Junior Tour so valuable for kids

premium_icon Why Ipswich Junior Tour so valuable for kids

The junior tour events for riders from under 9 to under 17 provide excellent opportunities for newcomers to more competitive cyclists.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Police warn as congestion builds on treacherous Bruce Hwy

Police warn as congestion builds on treacherous Bruce Hwy

Police have issued a warning to drivers not to ignore signs of fatigue as traffic starts to build up on what is now a wet and dangerous Bruce Highway.

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Beloved Rocky student remembered after fatal crash

Beloved Rocky student remembered after fatal crash

The family were returning home from holidays when their car was hit on a south-east Qld highway

Major milestone reached for Second Range Crossing viaduct

premium_icon Major milestone reached for Second Range Crossing viaduct

A MAJOR piece of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing is halfway done, the company behind one of Queensland's largest infrastructure projects has revealed.

Pics signal start of summer

Pics signal start of summer

HERE is this week's winning Facebook cover pic as chosen by you.

Family left helpless after home gutted by fire

Family left helpless after home gutted by fire

Children were passed out windows and carried through doors to ensure everyone in the family of 10 got out safely.

Soldier's PNG sacrifice in battle is recognised

premium_icon Soldier's PNG sacrifice in battle is recognised

UNLIKE other battles in Papua New Guinea, there are no plaques or monuments to the fallen in the largely forgotten Battle for Gorari.

Dinning in the dark to shed new light on life without sight

premium_icon Dinning in the dark to shed new light on life without sight

"By dining in the dark, you get to experience something that many people live with every day."

Tue 2 Oct 2018

Pup-portunity knocks for Queensland entrepreneur

premium_icon Pup-portunity knocks for Queensland entrepreneur

Local creates app to curtail dog barking without neighbourhood angst

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Special day celebrates police officers' work, sacrifice

premium_icon Special day celebrates police officers' work, sacrifice

OFFICERS gathered around Queensland's only permanent memorial to a police officer, commemorating 125 years since the death of James Sangster.

Crafting great family gift ideas

Crafting great family gift ideas

REDBANK'S Gateway Lifestyle Village will open the gates for a craft fair on October 6.

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Aged care facility approved for Beaudesert

Aged care facility approved for Beaudesert

The complex will incorporate more than 100 self-contained homes

Bank robber's cop killing shook city in the 1930s

premium_icon Bank robber's cop killing shook city in the 1930s

POLICE Remembrance Day holds special meaning for Ipswich's Crust family, who lost one of their own in a tragedy that shook Brisbane in the 1930s.

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