Ipswich News

Thu 28 May 2020

Future is digital: News announces major changes

Future is digital: News announces major changes

NEWS Corp Australia has revealed changes to its Australian media titles that will result in many of its Queensland and NSW mastheads becoming digital only.

Mob of armed ‘cowardly’ hoons in street fracas

premium_icon Mob of armed ‘cowardly’ hoons in street fracas

Men attacked men with a baseball bat and car windscreens smashed during angry confrontation between residents and hoons.

Several complaints recorded about councillors this year

premium_icon Several complaints recorded about councillors this year

A complaint dated April 19 alleged that a councillor had discussed confidential information relating to another councillor.

Major state roads snubbed in ‘regional’ funding handout

premium_icon Major state roads snubbed in ‘regional’ funding handout

Three major state roads in desperate need of upgrades have missed out on vital State Government funding – despite a large proportion delivered to ‘regional’ roads.

Ipswich’s cutest dingoes celebrate big milestone

premium_icon Ipswich’s cutest dingoes celebrate big milestone

Lola and Moose from the Ipswich Nature Centre were spoiled with presents for their special day

Craft hand sanitiser sales 'grind to halt'

premium_icon Craft hand sanitiser sales 'grind to halt'

Distiller Jason Hannay amended his licence to make sanitiser a couple of months ago.

Wireless earbuds music to ears of new subscribers

premium_icon Wireless earbuds music to ears of new subscribers

Our latest subscription bundles unrestricted digital access to our website with a superb pair of stylish, great-sounding Sennheiser earbuds. Sound like a deal?

Qld election could go full postal

premium_icon Qld election could go full postal

All Queenslanders could be made to do a postal vote at the upcoming state election under law changes to ensure we’re kept safe come voting time.

Wed 27 May 2020

No public health alert after COVID-19 positive miner's death

No public health alert after COVID-19 positive miner's death

No evidence found linking COVID-19 positive nurse to death of 30-year-old Blackwater miner as investigation continues.

Mum’s surprise find in tin of baby formula

premium_icon Mum’s surprise find in tin of baby formula

When this mum opened a tin of baby formula, this was the last thing she expected to find inside. Now she’s found out who put it there.

Midwife aims to make the world a better place for all

premium_icon Midwife aims to make the world a better place for all

USQ student hopes to use his law degree and medical background to help people in impoverished communities

What is the future of the three Target stores in Ipswich?

premium_icon What is the future of the three Target stores in Ipswich?

The retail chain’s owner Wesfarmers will close 10-25 large format stores and 50 Target Country stores next year. About 50 will be converted to Kmarts.

Loved cafe owner diagnosed with cancer months after retiring

premium_icon Loved cafe owner diagnosed with cancer months after retiring

Selling the popular retro cafe was supposed to be a step into retirement, instead, heartbreaking news put all the fun activities on hold.

Lovebirds seek new home where they can live happily ever after

premium_icon Lovebirds seek new home where they can live happily ever...

Can you help Romeo and Juliet find their forever dam?

Blair MP focused on community funds after near loss of seat

premium_icon Blair MP focused on community funds after near loss of seat

Twelve months on from the election, Shayne Neumann says he’s learnt lessons from his near defeat.

Car thief on ‘weed and ice’

premium_icon Car thief on ‘weed and ice’

Man flees from police, runs red light and mounts footpath

REVEALED: 30-21 of Ipswich’s Most Influential People

premium_icon REVEALED: 30-21 of Ipswich’s Most Influential People

Here is the third instalment of Ipswich’s most influential people from 30 to 21 as voted by our independent judges

Young bookworms to read popular children’s book simultaneously

premium_icon Young bookworms to read popular children’s book...

The annual event is aimed at promoting a love of reading and literacy

Captain backs gritty Ipswich women when footy returns

premium_icon Captain backs gritty Ipswich women when footy returns

It was a monumental effort, especially with a number of women playing footy together for the first time.

Hidden artworks bring joy to Ipswich families

premium_icon Hidden artworks bring joy to Ipswich families

Find out where you can get your hands on one here

REVEALED: 40-31 of Ipswich’s Most Influential People

premium_icon REVEALED: 40-31 of Ipswich’s Most Influential People

Here’s the next ten in our series of Ipswich’s Most Influential people, positions 40 to 31

Virus number that will worry authorities

Virus number that will worry authorities

Though Australia has passed the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak, there is one statistic that could cause concern about the country's recovery.

Disgusting pictures: Inside suburban drug labs

premium_icon Disgusting pictures: Inside suburban drug labs

These are the photos from inside clandestine drug labs and smoke houses, where toxic chemicals covered the walls, costing upwards of $20,000 to clean up.

Ipswich youth unemployment doubles in past year

premium_icon Ipswich youth unemployment doubles in past year

Ipswich Community Youth Service is working as hard as ever to get young people into work.

New $7.5 million Rosewood Library nears completion

premium_icon New $7.5 million Rosewood Library nears completion

An official opening had been eyed off for next month.

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