Ipswich News

Tue 28 Jan 2020

WATCH: Time lapse of new Ipswich schools being built

premium_icon WATCH: Time lapse of new Ipswich schools being built

The high school will grow by one year level every year to offer Years 7 to 12 by 2024.

Enrolments at new $120 school precinct set to soar

premium_icon Enrolments at new $120 school precinct set to soar

Two new schools in one of Ipswich’s boom suburbs will welcome students for the first time today, with enrolment numbers expected to soar in the next couple of years.

Mon 27 Jan 2020

The school zones police will be targeting

premium_icon The school zones police will be targeting

Police will be out in force as students return to class, as we the areas with the most school-zone speeding fines. AREAS WITH THE MOST SCHOOL-ZONE FINES LISTED!

Volunteers leave touching Aussie Day tribute to lost soldiers

premium_icon Volunteers leave touching Aussie Day tribute to lost...

Defence couple enlists help of community to lay flags at graves of war veterans

Region ambassador named Somerset’s Citizen of the Year

premium_icon Region ambassador named Somerset’s Citizen of the Year

An icon of the Esk community has been named 2020 Somerset Citizen of the Year.

Child rushed to hospital after falling from horse

premium_icon Child rushed to hospital after falling from horse

A GIRL has suffered head injuries after she fell from a horse at a private address in the Somerset region.

WORST BURGLAR: ‘It wasn’t Sherlock Holmes who solved this’

premium_icon WORST BURGLAR: ‘It wasn’t Sherlock Holmes who solved this’

Gatton police struck it lucky when a Fernvale man made a dumb mistake at a crime scene.

Australia Day Awards honour Scenic Rim’s brave firefighters

premium_icon Australia Day Awards honour Scenic Rim’s brave firefighters

Awards celebrate the Scenic Rim’s spirit during the harsh drought and bushfires

A spectacular display of Filipino culture and heritage

premium_icon A spectacular display of Filipino culture and heritage

Enjoy an evening of traditional Filipino song and dance without jumping on a plane

Coronavirus: Fatal outbreak spreads globally over weekend

Coronavirus: Fatal outbreak spreads globally over weekend

The number of confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus in China has risen to nearly 2000 and the death toll, to 56.

Raise a cup to help collect funds for our brave firefighters

premium_icon Raise a cup to help collect funds for our brave firefighters

Enjoy a hot beverage and some cakes all while helping a worthy cause this weekend

Former student returns to Ipswich school as principal

premium_icon Former student returns to Ipswich school as principal

The school’s new principal first set foot on the grounds as a Year 6 student and it is a place that holds a special place in her heart. She even got married on the...

Ipswich volunteer  honoured by OAM

premium_icon Ipswich volunteer honoured by OAM

Ipswich volunteer to be an honoured with an OAM.

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Volunteer firefighter named as Ipswich’s Citizen of the Year

premium_icon Volunteer firefighter named as Ipswich’s Citizen of the Year

A passionate community volunteer of the Rural Fire Service and SES has been honoured for her dedication to the city.

Man covered in burns after gas bottle explodes

premium_icon Man covered in burns after gas bottle explodes

A PATIENT was taken to hospital with burns to his face, chest, back and arm following an accident at a private address.

Can you celebrate Australia Day without Vegemite snags?

premium_icon Can you celebrate Australia Day without Vegemite snags?

Butchers are ready for the busiest period on the calendar behind Christmas. Are you game to try the cheese and Vegemite sausages and patties?

Teenager charged following alleged assault in Goodna

premium_icon Teenager charged following alleged assault in Goodna

A man was taken to hospital after sustaining serious head injuries.

Australian of the Year kicks off with a perfect joke

premium_icon Australian of the Year kicks off with a perfect joke

Eye surgeon Dr James Muecke has commenced his role as Australian of the Year with a perfect joke, after Ash Barty was named the Young Australian of 2020.

Parents’ pockets hit by hike in child care fees

premium_icon Parents’ pockets hit by hike in child care fees

Mr Neumann said latest data revealed the cost of child care had skyrocketed by 34.6 per cent since in 2013.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Storms widespread throughout the state

premium_icon Storms widespread throughout the state

Storm warnings have been issued for large tracts of Queensland, from the northwest to the centre and south of the state.

Lifelong commitment to Cribb & Foote

premium_icon Lifelong commitment to Cribb & Foote

War was the only thing that tore employee away from job

Knife find earns stern warning

premium_icon Knife find earns stern warning

Magistrates warns of potential for ‘something to go wrong’

Waterways brace for busy Australia Day weekend

premium_icon Waterways brace for busy Australia Day weekend

Seqwater principal compliance officer Amber Blake said the bulk water authority would be working with Queensland Police and other agencies to ramp up patrols during...

Date set for second candidate information session

premium_icon Date set for second candidate information session

The free information session is open to the community and aimed at those with an interest in standing for council at the March local government elections.

Teen killed in hit and run remembered as 'loving, talented'

premium_icon Teen killed in hit and run remembered as 'loving, talented'

The family of a Geham teenager killed in a hit and run incident has released a statement.

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