Community News

Sat 16 Jun 2018

State and national honours for former city cop

premium_icon State and national honours for former city cop

FOR almost 30 years Leonard Thomas Bales dedicated his life to protecting Ipswich.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

IPSWICH CUP: Your guide to the race that stops the city

IPSWICH CUP: Your guide to the race that stops the city

All the details on weather, parking, transport, tickets, after party and fashions on the field.

Life-size silhouettes will become town's 'enduring symbol'

Life-size silhouettes will become town's 'enduring symbol'

The primary and secondary students involved were congratulated on their creative submissions as the artworks were revealed.

IPSWICH CUP: 150,000 drinks, 10,000 limes ready for race day

IPSWICH CUP: 150,000 drinks, 10,000 limes ready for race day

The turf is measured and mown, the champagne on ice and outfits primed for the race that stops the city.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Increase to rates and waste revealed in Scenic Rim budget

Increase to rates and waste revealed in Scenic Rim budget

Home owners throughout the Scenic Rim will see an increase in their rates and waste charges this coming financial year.

Your chance to win a cash prize in Enviroplan photo comp

Your chance to win a cash prize in Enviroplan photo comp

Entering the awards has been made even easier, with photos captured on camera or smartphone able to be submitted via a new website, or through Instagram.

No money for a coffee, no worries

No money for a coffee, no worries

Cafe recognises that not everyone's in the position to purchase a latte a day.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Police shoot dog after attack

Police shoot dog after attack

A police officer forced to shoot a dog after it attacked a man in a Darling Downs town.

Trio of Greats receive inaugural awards

Trio of Greats receive inaugural awards

AN entrepreneurial businessman with a passion for Greater Springfield, a young sportswoman making a name for herself on the international circuit.

Less poo but still lots to do in Bell Street

Less poo but still lots to do in Bell Street

Not much has changed since The QT broke the story about people using Bell St as a toilet.

Clay's emotional tribute after marathon effort

premium_icon Clay's emotional tribute after marathon effort

Ipswich runner Clay Dawson showed how much the inaugural Greater Springfield Marathon meant by dedicating his latest success to another regional runner.

Charity's winter warmer call-out

Charity's winter warmer call-out

AN IPSWICH house for homeless girls needs donations of warm clothing to get through the bitter winter season.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

Attracting 1000 entrants ensures community event will return

Attracting 1000 entrants ensures community event will return

THE Greater Springfield Marathon Festival is set to return next year after the success of Sunday's inaugural races.

OAM for man who influenced thousands of students

premium_icon OAM for man who influenced thousands of students

The Mount Crosby resident has been recognised with an Order of Australia Medal

Dachshund joins campaign for residents to register dogs

Dachshund joins campaign for residents to register dogs

There are about 32,000 registered dogs in Ipswich and council estimates there could be another 10,000 unregistered.

Region's dedicated fire service inspector in Queen's Honours

premium_icon Region's dedicated fire service inspector in Queen's Honours

Even in recognition, she insists the highlight of her career had been supporting the volunteers of the Rural Fire Service.

Sun 10 Jun 2018

High-rise care for elderly in heart of Ipswich CBD

High-rise care for elderly in heart of Ipswich CBD

IPSWICH is about to get another residential aged-care facility and this time it will be right in the middle of the Ipswich CBD.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

Polair 2 honour for slain Brett Forte

Polair 2 honour for slain Brett Forte

POLICE officer's ultimate sacrifice protecting the community will be secured with the Queensland Police Service's Polair 2 to be named after him.

White cane makes way for guiding light after 300-day wait

premium_icon White cane makes way for guiding light after 300-day wait

WHEN his third loyal guide dog Mickey was retired in 2016, Ipswich man Kelvin Steinhardt knew he was facing a wait to get his independence back.

Thu 7 Jun 2018

$2 donation equals 10 meals this winter

$2 donation equals 10 meals this winter

SecondBite appeal delivers food to fight hunger

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