Ipswich News

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Scott McLaughlin takes pole position at Queensland Raceway

Scott McLaughlin takes pole position at Queensland Raceway

THOUSANDS of people have packed the raceway for day two of the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint.

Stories bringing the mills to life

premium_icon Stories bringing the mills to life

HOT, exhausting and underpaid- these are some of the words one researcher used to describe working conditions for women at Ipswich's historic woollen mills.

New spin on English too cool for school

premium_icon New spin on English too cool for school

DJ PLAYLISTS and Facebook posts are just two of the “texts” to be studied in high school under a radical new English subject.

Nazis forced Premier’s grandmother to parade naked

premium_icon Nazis forced Premier’s grandmother to parade naked

Annastacia Palaszczuk’s father Henry has opened up about the atrocities suffered by their Polish family in World War II.

Man uses 'firearm' in Springfield bottle shop robbery

Man uses 'firearm' in Springfield bottle shop robbery

He produced what appeared to be a firearm and demanded money from the female shop attendant.

Winter is still giving us the chills

Winter is still giving us the chills

PARTS of southern Queensland should brace for a chilly weekend, with temperatures set to plunge below freezing.

Top cop probed over Antoniolli bail conditions

premium_icon Top cop probed over Antoniolli bail conditions

AN Ipswich police prosecutor is at the centre of an internal investigation over suspended Mayor Andrew Antoniolli’s bail being inexplicably watered down.

School obesity test a weighty issue

premium_icon School obesity test a weighty issue

EVERY Australian child’s height and weight would be recorded in primary school unless parents chose to “opt out” under a drastic proposal to tackle obesity.

The 9yo who tips the scales at 180kg

premium_icon The 9yo who tips the scales at 180kg

THE secret extremes of the state’s obesity crisis have been exposed, with the sad case of a nine-year-old boy coming to light.

Kerbs, gravel and fencing: Raceway receives vital upgrades

premium_icon Kerbs, gravel and fencing: Raceway receives vital upgrades

Drivers approaching turn three have been forced to pick a new spot for braking, thanks to the new upgrades - including a debris fence for safety.

Why these business owners want you to join the party

premium_icon Why these business owners want you to join the party

Brisbane St the ideal place for an entertainment hub

What's wrong with life after dark in Ipswich

premium_icon What's wrong with life after dark in Ipswich

A bit of healthy competition might be just the boost the Ipswich party scene needs.

Another fresh and frosty weekend in Ipswich

Another fresh and frosty weekend in Ipswich

Overnight temperatures will drop as low as 1C with morning frost

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Lowndes shines through Ipswich drizzle at Friday Supercars

premium_icon Lowndes shines through Ipswich drizzle at Friday Supercars

Craig Lowndes' superstar status comes thanks to a mix of great skill and a fan-friendly personality.

Kyle's relaxing work in the dark lights up Ipswich team

premium_icon Kyle's relaxing work in the dark lights up Ipswich team

DOING extra training in the dark is proving a winning formula for recent Queensland Basketball League Player of the Week Kyle Harvey.

What happened to the Ipswich party scene

What happened to the Ipswich party scene

How Club Metro, Johnny Ringo's, Switch Nightclub, Cocktails, Dusty's came and went from Brisbane St

Ipswich to become 'shining light' for recycling industry

premium_icon Ipswich to become 'shining light' for recycling industry

The council will host the Future Waste Resources 2018 Innovation in Recycling Convention in October.

City's newest burger joint to open within weeks

premium_icon City's newest burger joint to open within weeks

Buildings are already finished at massive new convenience centre in Ipswich suburb

'I didn't know': What happened when mum passed on gene

premium_icon 'I didn't know': What happened when mum passed on gene

WHEN mum Shelley McRae fell pregnant, she had no idea her children would inherit a gene causing them to have intellectual disabilities.

PHOTOS: 15 people Ipswich police want to speak to

PHOTOS: 15 people Ipswich police want to speak to

Do you know these people? They are wanted following a series of crimes

City's footy stars going naked to pay wages, bills

City's footy stars going naked to pay wages, bills

THIS Ipswich team is having to think outside the box to make ends meet.

10 things to do this weekend

10 things to do this weekend

What's on in Ipswich

High needs patients take ownership of purpose built homes

High needs patients take ownership of purpose built homes

THE Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey AC has officially opened 18 purpose built disability apartments in Springfield's Health City.

The $2b system doomed to fail

The $2b system doomed to fail

CRITICS have warned the government’s new health database could have a “chilling effect” after it ignored warning signs from the UK’s failed rollout.

Punk band performing at Ipswich's newest venue

Punk band performing at Ipswich's newest venue

PUNK rock band Roadhouse is heading back to Ipswich next month.

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