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Tue 23 Oct 2018

First the rain and now the heat

First the rain and now the heat

Five days this week will see Ipswich enjoy - or not - temperatures above the 30 degree mark.

Suburban haunted house opens this Halloween

premium_icon Suburban haunted house opens this Halloween

How to get the fright of your life

Callide power station to receive a $49 million upgrade

Callide power station to receive a $49 million upgrade

Announced in the background of a 48-hour strike action by workers due to conditions.

Servo of the future to be built on Bruce Hwy near Gympie

premium_icon Servo of the future to be built on Bruce Hwy near Gympie

The roadhouse will be the first of its kind in Queensland

Young winner's time to shine at Ipswich business awards

premium_icon Young winner's time to shine at Ipswich business awards

EVERYONE is a winner when it comes to Ipswich business, according to those who came up roses at the weekend.

Drivers warned off unleaded, E10, premium and diesel

Drivers warned off unleaded, E10, premium and diesel

If you can wait to fill up, you should.

Coast family's incredible escape as tree crushes car

premium_icon Coast family's incredible escape as tree crushes car

A Coast man has relived the horrifying moment a giant gum tree landed on his car, very nearly crushing his family inside.

Diggers head out in the cold for homeless mates

premium_icon Diggers head out in the cold for homeless mates

Three leaders of the Goodna RSL sub-branch went without life's luxuries for a night

Kangaroo victim ‘on the mend’

Kangaroo victim ‘on the mend’

A TOOWOOMBA woman who was attacked by a kangaroo earlier this month has spoken of her recovery after life-saving surgery.

'I want my ute back': Farmer robbed by armed fugitive

'I want my ute back': Farmer robbed by armed fugitive

FARMER Rick Greenup was never expecting to be a part of a real life Hollywood action movie, but that is what happened when tried to chase down a wanted man.

I Secretly Fattened Up My Bridesmaids Before My Wedding

I Secretly Fattened Up My Bridesmaids Before My Wedding

Every morning, Penny made her sisters a special smoothie - but they had no idea what was really in it.

National call-ups for six star Hornets

premium_icon National call-ups for six star Hornets

The selfless reality of successfully developing young talent is having to do without them for weeks at a time when representative sides come calling.

GoFundMe offering $1k refunds to users

GoFundMe offering $1k refunds to users

CROWD-FUNDING website GoFundMe is reducing the risk of donators being scammed on their platform by offering $1000 refunds.

‘Fit in or f*** off’: Truckie’s racist tirade

‘Fit in or f*** off’: Truckie’s racist tirade

A TRUCK driver has filmed himself in a racist and threatening tirade featuring the corflute of a council candidate of Indian heritage.

Nine Aussie women killed in October: Where is the outrage?

premium_icon Nine Aussie women killed in October: Where is the outrage?

“I can only imagine the rage and fear women feel to see women die doing everyday mundane things like walking home. Stop blaming women. Make men the issue.”

October has been hell for Australian women

premium_icon October has been hell for Australian women

THE grim tally of women killed violently in Australia in October has now reached nine. The women I know are not talking about clothes or parenting anymore.

‘Dine and dash’ trio dodge $200 bill

‘Dine and dash’ trio dodge $200 bill

SOON after this CCTV footage was captured, these three diners left a Perth cafe — and a huge, unpaid tab. Now, the hunt is on.

Ipswich fraud trial 'to determine who was the Pie Guru'

premium_icon Ipswich fraud trial 'to determine who was the Pie Guru'

the son of a famous Ipswich pie man has gone on trial for an alleged $30,000 fraud.

‘We’ll need a lot of help to crack this one’

premium_icon ‘We’ll need a lot of help to crack this one’

POLICE divers have flown in from Brisbane to join the investigation into the murder of Toyah Cordingley in far north Queensland.

Serial ‘manspreader’ terrorising trains

Serial ‘manspreader’ terrorising trains

WEARING no shoes and taking up six seats, an elderly man has become public enemy number one in Sydney with his bizarre train antics.

Water truck latest target for vehicle thieves

Water truck latest target for vehicle thieves

Police are looking for information into a break in at Coominya

Fun could be over in popular party city

Fun could be over in popular party city

AMSTERDAM is popular as a party destination for tourists — but they might need to find something else to do now.

A big thank you to Ipswich athletes and sport organisations

premium_icon A big thank you to Ipswich athletes and sport organisations

As lovers of local sport, we appreciate the willingness of the Ipswich community to share their stories and help us bring them to life.

Woman who saved James Packer

Woman who saved James Packer

AFTER his public breakdown and messy split from Mariah Carey, James Packer speaks about the woman who saved him.

Morrison’s ‘big stick’ threat to energy giants

premium_icon Morrison’s ‘big stick’ threat to energy giants

SCOTT Morrison will pressure the nation’s energy giants to slash power prices immediately or face a “big stick” including threats of forced asset sales.

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