August 2019

Published a story 22nd Aug 2019 7:02 AM

Two Ipswich families say they would rather move house than chance it with a new mobile phone tower  being erected in their neighbourhood.

'We'll move': Neighbours not consulted over new phone tower

Two Ipswich families say they would rather move house than chance it with a new mobile phone tower being erected in their neighbourhood.

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 4:34 PM

IT REMAINS the meeting place of choice for Ipswich's former railway workers, garbos and Legacy members.

'People don't know we are open': CBD bar's battle

IT REMAINS the meeting place of choice for Ipswich's former railway workers, garbos and Legacy members.

Published a story 20th Aug 2019 11:19 AM

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to the scene of a construction site mishap at South Ripley.

Truck tips in construction site accident

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to the scene of a construction site mishap at South Ripley.

Published a story 19th Aug 2019 10:04 AM

NORTH-WESTERLY winds howling in at more than 65kmh, combined with "unprecedented” lack of moisture in the ground, have prompted a hightened state of alert

Ipswich a 'powder keg' ready to go up: Rural fire boss

NORTH-WESTERLY winds howling in at more than 65kmh, combined with "unprecedented” lack of moisture in the ground, have prompted a hightened state of alert

Published a story 18th Aug 2019 1:35 PM

'We really think the award highlights the importance of this sort of education in the community, and the fact that child protection is everyone's business.'

Tackling taboo subjects with parents

'We really think the award highlights the importance of this sort of education in the community, and the fact that child protection is everyone's business.'

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 9:43 AM

POLICE are on the hunt for a mystery white utility that rammed an innocent motorist from behind in the middle of the night before fleeing with no headlights on.

Hit and run ute 'had no lights on'

POLICE are on the hunt for a mystery white utility that rammed an innocent motorist from behind in the middle of the night before fleeing with no headlights on.

Published a story 13th Aug 2019 11:21 AM

A dental practice has been evacuated after an electrical switchboard caught fire this morning.

Dental clinic evacuated after fire

A dental practice has been evacuated after an electrical switchboard caught fire this morning.

Published a story 12th Aug 2019 1:45 PM

FIVE fire crews have been called to a large grass fire on Ipswich's northern outskirts this afternoon.

Five crews called to control paddock blaze

FIVE fire crews have been called to a large grass fire on Ipswich's northern outskirts this afternoon.

Published a story 8th Aug 2019 9:47 AM

AFTER Ipswich grandmother Nada Grbavac was rescued from the wreckage of the horrific crash that killed her husband, her chances of survival were slim.

'This will stay with us': Ambos inspired by survival story

AFTER Ipswich grandmother Nada Grbavac was rescued from the wreckage of the horrific crash that killed her husband, her chances of survival were slim.

Published a story 7th Aug 2019 11:42 AM

Australia Post has announced it has changed its mind on closing the Ipswich CBD post office.

Ipswich post office given last-gasp reprieve

Australia Post has announced it has changed its mind on closing the Ipswich CBD post office.

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Born and bred in Ipswich, Andrew Korner has been at the Queensland Times since 2007. Over the past decade Andrew has covered country rounds, courts, police and emergency services and been editor of the Ipswich Advertiser. Andrew is currently the deputy editor of the Queensland Times.