Ipswich News

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Value of council's 'junket' CBD company to be revealed

premium_icon Value of council's 'junket' CBD company to be revealed

Ipswich City Properties, the council-owned company responsible for managing leases and progressing the redevelopment of the CBD, will be wound up.

Stink squad's staggering number of sewage smell complaints

premium_icon Stink squad's staggering number of sewage smell complaints

The Odour Abatement Taskforce has been responding to and investigating residents' complaints since July.

'Broken-record resident' tired of making dust complaints

premium_icon 'Broken-record resident' tired of making dust complaints

Dust is choking nearby suburbs as dump companies fail to operate according to their environmental regulations, an Ipswich resident has declared.

Miller: Treat 'shocking' dumps as a public health risk

premium_icon Miller: Treat 'shocking' dumps as a public health risk

The MP has reiterated her call for colleagues to act on the poor air quality and liveability in suburbs surrounding the Swanbank landfill sites.

Father's dream to give juniors same chance as champion son

premium_icon Father's dream to give juniors same chance as champion son

Ipswich speedway president's dream to host international motorsport event, raise profile of growing club.

Stealing mum's stern jail wake-up call

premium_icon Stealing mum's stern jail wake-up call

A MUM sentenced to a jail term for her continued stealing offences was warned by an Ipswich magistrate she was a bad example to her children.

Southside man breaches DVO 25 times from behind bars

premium_icon Southside man breaches DVO 25 times from behind bars

Gympie court hears how man duped prison authorities - 25 times

'It's bananas': The crime business owners can't prevent

premium_icon 'It's bananas': The crime business owners can't prevent

Small business owners are copping losses worth thousands of dollars.

Developers reveal plans for 182-home estate

premium_icon Developers reveal plans for 182-home estate

Submissions called into suburban housing development

Sight of summer signals toasty times ahead

Sight of summer signals toasty times ahead

WITH the official start of summer just nine days away the mercury is starting to climb.

Free fun at Ripley's Heart and Soul Festival

Free fun at Ripley's Heart and Soul Festival

Meet Luke and Cody from House Rules, plus enjoy lots of live entertainment and rides

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Aussies warned of Black Friday danger

premium_icon Aussies warned of Black Friday danger

SCAMMERS are expected to be in full swing during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Here’s what you should watch out for.

Forum makes giving back a little bit easier

Forum makes giving back a little bit easier

IPSWICH residents looking to spend more of their time giving back to the community are invited to learn more about volunteering in a special forum this month.

Murder warrant issued over baby's killing

premium_icon Murder warrant issued over baby's killing

NSW police have issued a murder warrant for a homeless man accused of killing his baby daughter.

‘Sinkhole’ causes motorway pain

‘Sinkhole’ causes motorway pain

EMERGENCY roadworks have caused extensive delays on the Logan Motorway at Drewvale, southwest of Brisbane.

Motorhome, vehicles stolen from homes

Motorhome, vehicles stolen from homes

A blue Skoda Octavia, Chevrolet Dolphin motorhome and silver Toyota Camry have been stolen from Ipswich properties since Monday.

Christmas lights competition opens

Christmas lights competition opens

BRING a sparkle to your festive season with an entry into the River 94.9 Christmas Lights Competition 2018.

Are elite private schools unAustralian?

premium_icon Are elite private schools unAustralian?

The airs and graces Australians chose to leave in Britain have somehow followed us and embedded themselves in our education system, writes Margaret Wenham.

Ipswich apprentices favoured for Rheinmetall jobs

premium_icon Ipswich apprentices favoured for Rheinmetall jobs

LOCAL Ipswich apprentices will get the upper hand when Rheinmetall starts hiring for its LAND 400 project in Ipswich.

Major creek project to improve water quality

premium_icon Major creek project to improve water quality

A creek will be restored, close to 40 years after it was turned into concrete drain.

Storms coming as southeast heats up

Storms coming as southeast heats up

Thunderstorms are forecast to hit parts of southeast Queensland this afternoon, as a cloudband which has dumped decent falls on the southwest of the state moves to...

‘I did nothing and I will regret this until the day I die’

premium_icon ‘I did nothing and I will regret this until the day I die’

A baby is dead. A family is in ruins. A brother will never see his sister again. It is a tragedy unfathomable and yet it was highly predictable, writes Wendy Coe.

New car pickup costs buyer dearly

premium_icon New car pickup costs buyer dearly

SNOOZING beside the road in his newly purchased black Holden Commodore, Ryan Swan drew the wrong kind of attention.

Residents putting lid on plastic waste and earning change

Residents putting lid on plastic waste and earning change

The scheme has been running since the start of November.

Apprentices race for maiden cup

Apprentices race for maiden cup

Toowoomba jockey ready to ride against peers

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