Toy gun, lolly, fake bomb led to Ipswich suburb in lock-down

'Very peculiar' hoax sparked by a failed drug deal.

Over 850 Ipswich food premises to be audited

CONFIDENT: Dusty's owner Mark Dale is optimistic his business will receive a five-star food safety rating.

Council set to launch a food safety star rating program across city

Augustine Heights leads property price rise

ON THE RISE: 13 Kallatina Terrace, Karalee will go to auction on March 31. Karalee house prices went up 9.9% in the past year.

Karalee in second spot as Ipswich market heats up

Young father breaches child porn court orders

Generic Rockhampton Court.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

Drugs and failure to report lands man in jail

$1b Springfield development deadline brought forward

Aveo's Springfield development is running ahead of schedule.

The majority of interest has come from local buyers

Mobile tower rage: ‘We pay the price’

CONCERNED: Deebing Heights residents Darryl Beyer and Jenny Harrison look over the approved Optus mobile phone tower site.

'I'd never forgive myself if anything ever happened to the children'

Ipswich's own foodie heaven in town this weekend

Jocelyn Balbarais of Goodna with Samantha, 12, Elijah, 18 months, and Monica, 9, enjoying the Ipswich CBD Food Fair in the Square.

It is the perfect night out for everyone

Adele fans to face hours of traffic chaos

Adele poses in the press room with the awards for album of the year for "25", song of the year for "Hello", record of the year for "Hello", best pop solo performance for "Hello", and best pop vocal album for "25" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Adele in Brisbane: Public transport system nightmare at Gabba

Submarine, buses and 3000 tyres removed in $100K clean up

The list of things removed from this property is beyond astonishing

17 amazing food experiences you need to try in Ipswich

French toast from Rafter & Rose is one of their most popular dishes. Photo: Discover Ipswich Facebook, @lost_in_shibuya

THE Ipswich region is quickly becoming a foodie destination.

It's official: Petrol price rip-off worst in years

Australia is facing some of its highest petrol prices.

Brisbane retail prices the highest of the large five cities

Yamanto markets still going strong

HOLDING THEIR OWN: Yamanto Country Market owner Eddie Habchi and staff member Maddison Davies with a tray of new season mangoes.

Experience key to success

NEW BUSINESS: Top of Town's 'best kept secret'

NEW CAFE: Owners of Heisenberg Haus have opened a new coffee shop, serving out of a counter next to the restaurant. Pictured is barista Eden Bruce.

There’s a new coffee kid on the block.

50 more high rise buildings planned for Brisbane CBD

Height limits have been scrapped for Brisbane CBD

800,000 more people expected to work in city over next 20 years

$40m Sunny Queen expansion means cracking new jobs

NOW OPEN: Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Sunny Queen Australia managing director John O'Hara and Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale at the grand opening of the new $40 million manufacturing facility in Carole Park.

'Egg-cellent' investment will be a boost for local economy

Heat hits fresh produce prices hard

Asian vegetables offer best value

Mazda recalls yet another vehicle...

The Mazda BT-50, sold between October 21, 2011, and December 3, 2012, are being recalled.

The Mazda BT-50 has now been recalled.

Mobile World Congress: What can we expect this year?

Rising smartphone maker Oppo has teased announcement of new camera

Nikon KeyMission review: Shooting 360 no walk in park

Nikon KeyMission 170 - the easiest of the range to use.

The biggest problem initially is keeping yourself out of the shot

600 jobs on way as major mine reopening approved

A Bucyrus-Erie 1370W electric powered dragline at Blair Athol.

The company has ruled out FIFO.

One Nation leader hits cafe after Pauline Hanson fans attack

One Nation Qld leader Steve Dickson and Nicklin candidate Steven Ford visit Endless Time cafe.

Pauline Hanson's Qld leader meets with cafe after weekend of abuse

Mazda2, Mazda3 and Mazda6 models recalled

The Mazda2 (DE) models are being recalled.

More than 120,000 Mazdas are being recalled due to seat issues.

What happens for young buyers?

Negative gearing is pushing property prices to extremes.

Lane merging nightmare at Pine St

A previous car crash on the corner of Delacy St and Pine St in North Ipswich.

How is this change going to improve road safety?

LETTER: Who gets culled?

The Earth as seen by Apollo 17

Bad news if you have no quality of life

LETTER: Politicians must get out comfort zone, then deliver

The Senate chamber looks bare during parliamentary business at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

We have to change attitudes to get any type of realistic progress

Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s views on Islam are misguided

Brisbane Muslim writer Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Islam discriminates against women in so many ways.

Pauline Hanson hits back at Labor 'lies' on One Nation

Pauline Hanson says Labor spreading lies about One Nation.

Who is Murray Watt? Because that’s the first thing I asked?

COMMENT: Deserved upgrades boost Jets

Ipswich Jets training.

$100,000 upgrade to facilities a welcome boost

Teen catches deadly stonefish at busy Coast boat ramp

This deadly stonefish has been reeled in at a Sunshine Coast fishing spot at the weekend.

World's deadliest fish spotted on Sunshine Coast

Contamination investigation: RAAF to host public meeting

RAAF Base Amberley and Emergency Services personnel conduct a major crash exercise staged to test emergency responses. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

Defence invites Ipswich residents to community meeting

Ahern slams bid by Bob Katter on Angelo Vasta

Former Supreme Court judge Angelo Vasta.

“Bob Katter has a very convenient memory of the matter.’’

Inside one of Australia's most secretive organisations

A mental health crisis in the Australian Federal Police has been exposed. Picture: AAP /Julian Smith.

Rare insight into the the Australian Federal Police

New technology reduces power bill by 92% but there's a catch

Nick Pfitzner standing alongside his home solar system

New technology saves Sydney family thousands on their power bill

Dick Smith blames housing price hike on immigration

(DON'T USE) Wealthy businessman Dick Smith has blamed the housing price spike on "ridiculous immigration during an appearance on Sky News.

Smith causes controversy by linking immigration to housing prices

Want free stuff from Aldi? Here's how

Aldi is looking for product samplers.

FINALLY, the wait is over.

Medicinal cannabis given the green light

GREEN LIGHT: The Federal Government has granted sales of medicinal cannabis.

Faster and easier access to medical cannabis granted

Family of murdered mum vow to find her killer

 Karen Ristevski

Chilling case has left police with more questions than answers

Desperate plea: 'Help me save my family'

James Nien has started a GoFundMe to raise money to bring his wife Chudier and daughter Nyanok to live with him in Australia.

The political siltation in South Sudan is 'dire'

Aussie model in ice rescue drama

Ethan Turnbull, 24,

Ethan Turnbull rescued a group of teens from icy waters in New York

Pilot in Essendon DFO crash had previous incident

Shocking dashcam footage shows moment plane went down

'Even my son is scared of me'

Shadot Hossain is thought to suffer from neurofibromatosis, causing tumours to grow along his nerves, according to The Sun.

Man covered in tumours says even his son is scared of him

Shooting scare clears Texas hospital

Police respond to reports of an active shooter at hospital in Houston Texas. Picture: Twitter

But no evidence of a shooter — or a shooting — has been found.

Trump's unveils wider illegal immigrants crackdown

Target includes those convicted or suspected of any crime

VIDEO: Air Tractor simulator changing way pilots are trained

FINE TUNED: Businessman Chris du Plessis has unvieled a new specially built flight simulator.

Ipswich technology breaks into global market

Man became a quadriplegic after swallowing a chicken bone

Shane became a quadriplegic after he swallowed a chicken bone one night.

They said: ‘He’s not going to make it through the night’

The family dog that nearly died from ice overdose

Stewart Morrison with his dog, Nellie, who nearly died from a drug overdose.

Sunshine Coast vet warns drugs new threat for pets

French waitress shows Aussies how to wrangle a goanna

The Australian native was no match for the brave waitress.

French waitress was taking no guff from an invading goanna

Fish measure up for bub after family reels 'em in

Kullen Fuchs measuring his family's catch.

Family of fisherman lands nannygai gold

CAUGHT: Naked men, clothed women cool off in other's pools

Three men were spotted on CCTV swimming naked in a resident's pool

Three men looking to cool off got their kit off

Furious Price wants to quit I'm a Celeb after clash with Keira

AN IRATE Steve Price has threatened to quit I'm A Celebrity after a series of drama-filled clashes with Keira Maguire.

Novel with lots of heart

The romance in A Quiet Kind of Thunder was only one of the joys of the book.

Book proves to be a gem with layers

Bliss N Eso announce tribute show for stuntman

Bliss N Eso will play a tribute show at Coolangatta in honour of Johann Ofner. The stuntman died during the filming of the group's Friend Like You film clip earlier this year.

BLISS N Eso to play tribute show to raise funds for killed stuntman

MOVIE REVIEW: Trainspotting sequel as good as original

Ewen Bremner in a scene from the movie T2: Trainspotting.

Director Danny Boyle proves sequels can be done well.

How Karl Stefanovic's wife, kids found out about girlfriend

Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough after their day on Sydney Harbour. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Pictures splashed across tabloid were shock to family

WATCH: Toowoomba opera hopeful's incredible voice

Kaitlyn Orange attends Opera Queensland auditions at Empire Theatres for Opera at Jimbour, Saturday, February 18, 2017.

Opera hopefuls vie for parts in performance at Jimbour House

MKR turns spiteful in suddendeath elimination

Alyse and Matt battled Josh and Amy in a spiteful elimination cook-off.

Bottom of the ladder faces off in spiteful sudden-death cook-off.