February 2020

Published a story 15th Feb 2020 9:21 AM

“I have no idea what you are talking about’

Accused teacher denies all allegations

“I have no idea what you are talking about’

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 10:46 AM

Magistrate’s spray at Ipswich man with astonishing accumulation of demerit points

‘You’ve lost two licences, and you’re only a learner’

Magistrate’s spray at Ipswich man with astonishing accumulation of demerit points

Published a story 13th Feb 2020 12:13 PM

Magistrate delivers verdict after two-day trial hears evidence of bitter feud involving two women

Verdict returned bizarre neighbourhood feud

Magistrate delivers verdict after two-day trial hears evidence of bitter feud involving two women

Published a story 11th Feb 2020 9:22 PM

Teacher Timothy Edward Draper standing trial on charges that he unlawfully committed acts of indecency involving children in the classroom.

Teacher on trial for alleged acts of indecency in class

Teacher Timothy Edward Draper standing trial on charges that he unlawfully committed acts of indecency involving children in the classroom.

Published a story 11th Feb 2020 5:08 PM

Man tries to evade police by jumping in to stranger’s back seat

‘Sorry love’ thief shoves woman from moving car

Man tries to evade police by jumping in to stranger’s back seat

Published a story 11th Feb 2020 10:14 AM

The charge is a relatively new one in Queensland and the court heard there was a lack of precedent cases to consider in sentencing options.

Foot torn off in dad’s 4WD horror Harley bike crash

The charge is a relatively new one in Queensland and the court heard there was a lack of precedent cases to consider in sentencing options.

Published a story 10th Feb 2020 4:46 PM

"She would abuse our guests or get naked in front of us. A couple of times she'd get naked and open up her blinds."

‘Voodoo’ for mums in neighbourhood dispute

"She would abuse our guests or get naked in front of us. A couple of times she'd get naked and open up her blinds."

Published a story 9th Feb 2020 4:29 PM

The matter involved a 2012 model Toyota Corolla that had been left parked at Caltex in One Mile by its true owner and was waiting to be towed.

Floor mats, seat covers and battery nicked from Toyota

The matter involved a 2012 model Toyota Corolla that had been left parked at Caltex in One Mile by its true owner and was waiting to be towed.

Published a story 9th Feb 2020 4:24 PM

Both men were injured and the 40th birthday party was brought to an end.

Wooden stake used, nose busted in birthday biffo

Both men were injured and the 40th birthday party was brought to an end.

Published a story 9th Feb 2020 4:21 PM

We name and shame those who got behind the wheel when they shouldn’t have.

14 drink and drug drivers named and shamed

We name and shame those who got behind the wheel when they shouldn’t have.

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.