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Tue 22 May 2018

Council stuff-up: 'Too busy getting selfies'

premium_icon Council stuff-up: 'Too busy getting selfies'

LOCAL Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has admitted a "miscommunication" led to the premature announcement of the suspension of four Queensland mayors.

Bullying researcher takes out prestigious health award

Bullying researcher takes out prestigious health award

THE days that Ipswich Associate Professor James Scott savours most are the ones where he can see his research making a real difference to people's lives.

Films no more but memories remain as Lowood icon for sale

Films no more but memories remain as Lowood icon for sale

The old theatre, which was built in 1935, is up for sale.

More rubbish banned from recycling bins under new strategy

More rubbish banned from recycling bins under new strategy

Families are not allowed to put specific kinds of plastic in the yellow bin

Morning temperatures plummet below 2C

Morning temperatures plummet below 2C

Bureau of Meteorology forecasters expect some morning frost

Why an Ipswich business had to close weeks after opening

premium_icon Why an Ipswich business had to close weeks after opening

It was one of two businesses to close the doors unexpectedly this month

Two people injured in early morning crash

Two people injured in early morning crash

It's the third crash in the Ipswich area since last night

Viagra, pill to be available over the counter

premium_icon Viagra, pill to be available over the counter

STATE Parliament is investigating a huge shake-up of Queensland pharmacies that is likely to spark a turf war between pharmacists and doctors.

'She was tracking me': Fearful man's explanation for rampage

premium_icon 'She was tracking me': Fearful man's explanation for rampage

FEARFUL a woman was "tracking him through his mobile phone", a pensioner went on a destructive rampage.

'They've stolen it': Dad riled up as son gets car impounded

premium_icon 'They've stolen it': Dad riled up as son gets car impounded

TIMOTHY Horne was behind the wheel of his dad's beloved Ford on a quick trip to buy milk when Ipswich police grabbed him for drug driving.

Celebrating a glorious 50 years of kindy

Celebrating a glorious 50 years of kindy

The hunt for any photographs that featured the old tram.

Industry asked to help council with city's waste problems

premium_icon Industry asked to help council with city's waste problems

Councillors told the waste solution might be as significant as the introduction of kerbside rubbish collection

Tradie's nightmare double bust 'catastrophic'

premium_icon Tradie's nightmare double bust 'catastrophic'

He was apparently driving to a friend’s house who was in need of comforting.

A load of carp? Virus to kill pest has community divided

premium_icon A load of carp? Virus to kill pest has community divided

A national plan to control carp through the delibate spreading of a virus could be implemented in southeast Queensland.

Street light contract worth $12m

Street light contract worth $12m

It is expected the money will be spent over three years.

Season starts now as premiers embrace variety

premium_icon Season starts now as premiers embrace variety

After the traditional interruptions in play, the Ipswich season starts now.

Rents force low-income earners out of the city

premium_icon Rents force low-income earners out of the city

Community organisations fear a rental affordability crisis for low-income earners could force Brisbane’s poorest residents to look to the regions.

Sport fields up for hire from 2019

Sport fields up for hire from 2019

The site has also been touted as a future sports complex for the city.

Mon 21 May 2018

Investigation under way into another TSRC rollover

premium_icon Investigation under way into another TSRC rollover

WORKPLACE Health and Safety Queensland is investigating another rollover at the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing worksite.

Four mayors suspended as new laws take effect

premium_icon Four mayors suspended as new laws take effect

FOUR Queensland mayors have been suspended after Governor Paul de Jersey assented to the Palaszczuk Government’s new automatic stand down powers today.

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