Community News

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Defence Force retirees keep up offensive

premium_icon Defence Force retirees keep up offensive

THOUSANDS of veterans are campaigning for a correction in their pensions.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

You can trust us to deliver for you

You can trust us to deliver for you

The Queensland Times lives for Ipswich and its people.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

Doctor retires after overseeing more than 50,000 births

premium_icon Doctor retires after overseeing more than 50,000 births

The 75-year-old has decided to call it a day after 40 years of continuous service at Ipswich Hospital.

Problem dog leading the way in the search for lost people

premium_icon Problem dog leading the way in the search for lost people

This short haired border collie could change protocols for locating missing people in the wilderness.

Ron passes triple figures at bingo bash

premium_icon Ron passes triple figures at bingo bash

WHEN Club Services Ipswich regular Ron Bateman wandered into the bingo room on Sunday he was in for a pleasant surprise.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Valuable grants worth chasing before cut-off date

Valuable grants worth chasing before cut-off date

A REMINDER that Round Two of the Ipswich City Council Sport and Recreation Grants are open with applications closing on March 31.

Fantastic result: Ipswich's double hit of charity fun

Fantastic result: Ipswich's double hit of charity fun

A MASSIVE weekend of fund-raising resulted in an enjoyable and productive two days of excitement at the East Ipswich fields.

Dad vows to spoil family after lotto win

premium_icon Dad vows to spoil family after lotto win

"I can't wait to take my family on a holiday."

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Dumped syringes found at junior sports club

premium_icon Dumped syringes found at junior sports club

INQUIRIES into illegally dumped syringes at a junior sports club are continuing after they were found by a club member.

New long-haul flight set to fly into Wellcamp Airport soon

premium_icon New long-haul flight set to fly into Wellcamp Airport soon

A NEW Boeing 777 service could soon be operating from Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

New facility ends residents' six-year wait

premium_icon New facility ends residents' six-year wait

The town will finally have its own water treatment plant, after six years of water delivered by trucks three times a day.

Prisoners teach dogs the basics

premium_icon Prisoners teach dogs the basics

Once the initial training is complete the dogs are placed with foster carers and tested to see which special need they would be best suited to assisting.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Legal eagles dry up for Febfast

premium_icon Legal eagles dry up for Febfast

GIVING up the grog for a month has proven something of a double-edged sword.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

State title-winning captain backs Ipswich charity weekend

premium_icon State title-winning captain backs Ipswich charity weekend

She deserves credit for the way she's regained her best batting form in recent weeks.

CFMEU to launch legal action over New Acland pay dispute

premium_icon CFMEU to launch legal action over New Acland pay dispute

THE CFMEU is set to launch legal action against New Hope, the company that manages the New Acland Coal Mine near Oakey, this week over a pay dispute.

Celebrate cycling week in duathlon event

Celebrate cycling week in duathlon event

As part of the Celebration of Cycling Week, primary and high school aged kids can participate in a duathlon for only $10.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Small business owner fuming after daylight robberies

premium_icon Small business owner fuming after daylight robberies

Three males, a woman and even a child were allegedly involved in the distracting scheme.

Society's one-day workshop sharpens up photo skills

premium_icon Society's one-day workshop sharpens up photo skills

INTEREST in photography has dramatically increased over the years because of digital and mobile phone cameras.

Rotary plays key part in our lives

premium_icon Rotary plays key part in our lives

THE Rotary Club of Ipswich is the oldest in the city, having been chartered in 1930.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Sleepless night for granddad after multi-million dollar win

premium_icon Sleepless night for granddad after multi-million dollar win

THE happy, but tired, Ipswich punter discovered his good fortune on Valentine's Day.

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