August 2018

Published a story 12th Aug 2018 3:32 PM

IPSWICH and surrounding areas are tinder dry and firefighting crews across the region are bracing for what could be a hellish week.

Ekka westerlies fan fire as crews prepare for worst

IPSWICH and surrounding areas are tinder dry and firefighting crews across the region are bracing for what could be a hellish week.

Published a story 12th Aug 2018 1:27 PM

UPDATE: The earlier bushfire warning has been downgraded for residents at Mutdapilly, near the Cunningham Hwy south of Ipswich.

WATCH: Firefighters battle blaze near Ipswich

UPDATE: The earlier bushfire warning has been downgraded for residents at Mutdapilly, near the Cunningham Hwy south of Ipswich.

Published a story 10th Aug 2018 2:20 PM

WHILE the frosty mornings look set to continue into the next week, the arrival of northerly winds looks likely to push daytime temperatures towards 30C.

Hot days to melt morning ice

WHILE the frosty mornings look set to continue into the next week, the arrival of northerly winds looks likely to push daytime temperatures towards 30C.

Published a story 10th Aug 2018 9:37 AM

UPDATE NOON: FIREFIGHTERS have called in a chopper to map a bushfire in the Brisbane Valley.

Chopper called in to map bushfire

UPDATE NOON: FIREFIGHTERS have called in a chopper to map a bushfire in the Brisbane Valley.

Published a story 8th Aug 2018 5:05 PM

AT THE ripe old age of 88, Claypave owner John Piele would be within his rights to at least start thinking about retirement.

88-year-old boss raring to go with foray into fancy bricks

AT THE ripe old age of 88, Claypave owner John Piele would be within his rights to at least start thinking about retirement.

Published a story 8th Aug 2018 3:43 PM

THE awards are as testament to the hard work being done across all trades to nurture the younger generation.

Young tradies down tools for special occasion

THE awards are as testament to the hard work being done across all trades to nurture the younger generation.

Published a story 8th Aug 2018 10:37 AM

A WOMAN is being assessed for injuries following a single vehicle rollover at Tivoli this morning.

Woman treated after highway rollover

A WOMAN is being assessed for injuries following a single vehicle rollover at Tivoli this morning.

Published a story 7th Aug 2018 5:45 PM

QUU says the company is considering an option to demolish the Ipswich landmark.

Resident calls for rethink on plan to topple water tower

QUU says the company is considering an option to demolish the Ipswich landmark.

Published a story 7th Aug 2018 1:21 PM

A WOMAN has been charged with armed robbery following a dramatic police chase in Ipswich

Armed robbery suspect arrested at crash scene

A WOMAN has been charged with armed robbery following a dramatic police chase in Ipswich

Published a story 3rd Aug 2018 4:56 PM

IN THE putrid aftermath of the 2011 Ipswich floods, help often came from afar as Queenslanders showed their true character.

Woodcrafters lasting friendship rises from 2011 flood

IN THE putrid aftermath of the 2011 Ipswich floods, help often came from afar as Queenslanders showed their true character.

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Andrew was born and bred in Ipswich and has been at the QT since 2007. After starting out on the country rounds, he moved onto court reporting and then police and emergency services, which he has now been covering for the last three years. When he is not working on police rounds Andrew is busy sifting through the garbage of famous people, in search of ideas for his weekly column, the Naughty Korner. As there are very few famous people in Ipswich, Andrew is often forced to write his column about boring people, like politicians.