January 2016

Commented on a story 6th Jan 2016 3:44 PM

WE have all been educated about the "one punch can kill" ad campaigns, but to some it seems to fall on deaf ears.

LETTERS: Thugs should get a life sentence for coward punch

"The penalty is already life and is called unlawful striking causing death. It was brought in by the..."

December 2015

Commented on a story 28th Dec 2015 8:52 AM

Shayne Neumann is a vocal advocate for Ipswich in parliament but the Turnbull Government holds the purse strings and must show some interest in the city.

Shayne’s big 2016 vision

"I'm sick of paying for major roads and public transport upgrades through tax then having to pay the..."

Commented on a story 9th Dec 2015 11:15 AM

FAMILY violence awareness campaigner Rosie Batty has expressed her shock at Gerard Baden-Clay's conviction being downgraded from murder to manslaughter.

Rosie Batty 'gutted' with Baden-Clay conviction downgrade

"As usual she doesn't know what she's talking about. If she bothered to read the ruling there was no..."

Commented on a story 2nd Dec 2015 7:31 PM

A 5% rise in GST means every service and most commodities would rise 50% as a rise of 5% is half of the 10% already paid.

LETTERS: What a GST rise really means to the pocket

"It's a 50% increase in the tax portion not the full cost of the item. If something costs $100 plus 10%..."

Commented on a story 2nd Dec 2015 10:18 AM

BRISBANE'S town crier Mike McHutchinson recently welcomed Ipswich's new town crier James McDermott to the profession at Ipswich City Council.

New Town Crier appointed by council

"I hope it's not a paid position."

November 2015

Commented on a story 27th Nov 2015 9:07 PM

PAUL William Walker III has filed a lawsuit against the luxury car company for wrongful death and negligence.

Paul Walker's dad suing Porsche over actor's death

"Only in America can somebody sue a car company after somebody recklessly crashes one of their cars and..."

October 2015

Commented on a story 21st Oct 2015 4:37 PM

<strong>NEW VIDEO</strong> A five metre crocodile spotted in waters off Mackay has prompted calls for authorities to take action before a child is attacked.

VIDEO: Locals fear crocodile will attack children

"Stop taking away the crocs food and leave it alone and there will be no problems. They were here..."

Commented on a story 17th Oct 2015 11:03 AM

A LARGE cluster of objects in space look like something you would "expect an alien civilization to build", astronomers have said.

Astronomers find star may have alien 'megastructures'

"As long as scientists continue to believe that every living thing needs water and the same air as ours..."

Commented on a story 17th Oct 2015 11:03 AM

THE LNP has inched ahead of Labor in the latest Morgan poll, with the Opposition gaining three points in the last month.

Lawrence Springborg-led LNP ahead of Labor in latest poll

"The ALP sold QR the LNP sold a couple of dilapidated buildings. What is worse? At least the LNP only..."

Commented on a story 16th Oct 2015 8:15 PM

AFTER a brief spark of recognition in the value Australians place on basic human rights, the federal Coalition government has reverted to putting cuts before common sense.

OPINION: Abandoning Paid Parental Leave takes us backward

"Wasn't it the ALP that knocked back the proposed scheme that the LNP went to the election on? The..."

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