Several hundred race-goers will be up for another afternoon of fun - so soon after Ipswich Cup as well.
Plastic bottles, bottle tops, thongs, plastic bags, bits of polystyrene, plastic drums, rope, toothbrushes, timber, gas bottles, needles, fishing gear.
For all the times Peter Clark has rolled up the sleeves to make a life-saving blood donation, he has been lucky enough to have never seen the other side.
The fire season started in mid-July last year - several weeks earlier than normal - which has prompted the sense of urgency from firefighters this year.
THE CEO confirmed that the job losses included full-time positions too.
ON THE eve of the city's biggest racing event, Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has delivered the news the Ipswich Turf Club had been hoping for.
The thrill of the hunt runs through Jack "The Jug Man” Parsons' veins.
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a small blaze burning near the rail line at Bundamba this afternoon.
PARAMEDICS were called to multiple crashes over the weekend, with several instances of vehicles colliding with trees or light poles.
OPINION: SOCIAL media has a tendency to dig up negativity in the least likely of places, as we have come to realise in our work.
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.