December 2019

Published a story 8th Dec 2019 8:31 PM

Every Monday the QT prints the names of drink and drug drivers across Ipswich.

21 drink and drug drivers named and shamed

Every Monday the QT prints the names of drink and drug drivers across Ipswich.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 9:18 AM

A truck driver with ice in his system was caught out when police spotted his unusual load, an Ipswich court has heard.

Iced up truckie busted after hauling a car on top of a truck

A truck driver with ice in his system was caught out when police spotted his unusual load, an Ipswich court has heard.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 8:27 AM

Four robbery co-accused were set to be sentenced when two of the offenders sacked their legal teams at the last minute.

Accused burglars sack lawyers in court delay

Four robbery co-accused were set to be sentenced when two of the offenders sacked their legal teams at the last minute.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 7:29 AM

An intruder fled from a house with bruised and sore testes after a resident grabbed, squeezed and twisted his manhood.

‘He’s got my nuts’: Home invader gets big squeeze

An intruder fled from a house with bruised and sore testes after a resident grabbed, squeezed and twisted his manhood.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 7:29 AM

A greyhound trainer’s case was thrown out of court when it was discovered the evidence against her was insufficient.

Dog trainer in court for baiting dogs with live piglet

A greyhound trainer’s case was thrown out of court when it was discovered the evidence against her was insufficient.

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 11:40 AM

Patient assaults paramedic as she attemps to treat his injuries in the back of vehicle.

Ambo left traumatised after shocking sexual assault

Patient assaults paramedic as she attemps to treat his injuries in the back of vehicle.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2019 9:08 PM

Day at the races costs tradies thousands after he defends his girlfriend

‘Bogan’ biffo at horse races kick started by female punters

Day at the races costs tradies thousands after he defends his girlfriend

Published a story 3rd Dec 2019 8:55 PM

Ipswich court hears phone conversation in evidence.

NOT GUILTY: Former mayoral candidate and sacked councillor go head to head in court

Ipswich court hears phone conversation in evidence.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2019 7:45 AM

A fussy thief who broke into a car dealership first moved a smaller car before driving off in a Ford Falcon.

Thief cuts electricity, ‘drills’ way in to car dealership

A fussy thief who broke into a car dealership first moved a smaller car before driving off in a Ford Falcon.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2019 12:13 PM

Smoke clouds caused by a dad doing high speed burnouts drifted across Ipswich Motorway causing safety fears for other drivers, a court heard.

Dad rips birthday burnouts to cheer himself up

Smoke clouds caused by a dad doing high speed burnouts drifted across Ipswich Motorway causing safety fears for other drivers, a court heard.

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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.