September 2018

Published a story 19th Sep 2018 5:59 PM

EVEN a missing tyre couldn't stop Elizabeth Nuss as she weaved down the Centenary Highway in her mum's car at midnight.

Missing tyre, rim grinding on road fail to stop groggy girl

EVEN a missing tyre couldn't stop Elizabeth Nuss as she weaved down the Centenary Highway in her mum's car at midnight.

Published a story 18th Sep 2018 5:05 PM

A MAN who helped himself to more than $300 worth of men's fragrances did not enjoy the sweet smell of success at the end of the day.

Fragrant thief detects funnier side to charge

A MAN who helped himself to more than $300 worth of men's fragrances did not enjoy the sweet smell of success at the end of the day.

Published a story 17th Sep 2018 6:10 PM

HEISENBERG Haus is a popular Ipswich bar and restaurant attracting diners with its German beers and food.

German beer barn's sign goes walkabout

HEISENBERG Haus is a popular Ipswich bar and restaurant attracting diners with its German beers and food.

Published a story 17th Sep 2018 6:05 PM

A WOMAN whose cane chairs went missing from her veranda spotted them a few weeks later out the front of a house not far away.

Tell-tale barbecue stain the key in stolen furniture return

A WOMAN whose cane chairs went missing from her veranda spotted them a few weeks later out the front of a house not far away.

Published a story 14th Sep 2018 5:51 PM

A CASH-strapped thief ransacked a home and used the owner's pillowcase to carry off the loot, which included swords.

Chips, lollies and swords in poor thief's stealing spree

A CASH-strapped thief ransacked a home and used the owner's pillowcase to carry off the loot, which included swords.

Published a story 13th Sep 2018 5:07 PM

IT WAS not Santa Claus but the boys in blue who startled a snoozy driver on Christmas Day.

'Right up my clacka': Drug driver goes off the rail

IT WAS not Santa Claus but the boys in blue who startled a snoozy driver on Christmas Day.

Published a story 11th Sep 2018 3:41 PM

AN IPSWICH court has heard how a man walked into a caravan and raped a stranger.

Stranger's fate now rests with Dutton after rape in caravan

AN IPSWICH court has heard how a man walked into a caravan and raped a stranger.

Published a story 10th Sep 2018 5:38 PM

WHEN Kumail Mohemadally took an Uber ride to see a woman at Goodna, he wasn’t happy to find she wasn’t home.

Unannounced booty call attempt goes wrong

WHEN Kumail Mohemadally took an Uber ride to see a woman at Goodna, he wasn’t happy to find she wasn’t home.

Published a story 10th Sep 2018 3:59 PM

A SEMI-TRAILER driver caught with methylamphetamine in his system was fired the same day after his boss found out.

Truckie off road after double drug drive

A SEMI-TRAILER driver caught with methylamphetamine in his system was fired the same day after his boss found out.

Published a story 9th Sep 2018 5:33 PM

Every Monday the QT publishes the names of drink and drug drivers who have appeared in Ipswich Magistrates Court over the past week.

QT's name and shame: This week's drink and drug drivers

Every Monday the QT publishes the names of drink and drug drivers who have appeared in Ipswich Magistrates Court over the past week.

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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.