April 2019

Published a story 26th Apr 2019 12:49 PM

A McGrath Nicol report found Ipswich City Properties lost more than $78million through its failed attempts to progress the redevelopment.

Top CBD project manager leaves council company amid closure

A McGrath Nicol report found Ipswich City Properties lost more than $78million through its failed attempts to progress the redevelopment.

Published a story 25th Apr 2019 11:42 AM

When light horseman John Weber performs on Anzac Day, he proudly wears the medals his grandfather was too ashamed of.

'Grandad was ashamed of his Anzac service, I'm proud of it'

When light horseman John Weber performs on Anzac Day, he proudly wears the medals his grandfather was too ashamed of.

Published a story 25th Apr 2019 11:36 AM

Nestled inconspicuously in the crowd at the Ipswich RSL Anzac Day dawn service was New Zealand defence veterans, Christine and Watson Young.

Veteran Kiwi medics' incredible story of finding love in war

Nestled inconspicuously in the crowd at the Ipswich RSL Anzac Day dawn service was New Zealand defence veterans, Christine and Watson Young.

Published a story 25th Apr 2019 6:36 AM

Before the sun and the birds had woken, the RSL Memorial Gardens filled with men and women, young and old, for the 104th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing.

'No Aussie left untouched': Dawn breaks over Ipswich service

Before the sun and the birds had woken, the RSL Memorial Gardens filled with men and women, young and old, for the 104th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing.

Published a story 24th Apr 2019 4:44 PM

Clive Palmer's Blair candidate has outlined the key areas she'll focus on during the federal election campaign, to be held on May 18.

'Make Ipswich great': Palmer's soldier ready for battle

Clive Palmer's Blair candidate has outlined the key areas she'll focus on during the federal election campaign, to be held on May 18.

Published a story 24th Apr 2019 1:37 PM

Nine candidates were declared for the Ipswich electorate in the Australian Electoral Commission's formal ballot draw today.

Blair votes: Your choices, ballot paper on poll day revealed

Nine candidates were declared for the Ipswich electorate in the Australian Electoral Commission's formal ballot draw today.

Published a story 24th Apr 2019 1:27 PM

Several candidates and representatives attended the draw, eagerly awaiting their number to be pulled from the barrel.

Wright candidates: Your choices on election day revealed

Several candidates and representatives attended the draw, eagerly awaiting their number to be pulled from the barrel.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 3:41 PM

Seven former councillors are locked in a battle to secure compensation for what they claim was an unfair dismissal by the State Government.

Claims made in high-stake fight started by suing councillors

Seven former councillors are locked in a battle to secure compensation for what they claim was an unfair dismissal by the State Government.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 1:28 PM

German supermarket giant Aldi will expand its footprint in the fast-growing region after the plans were approved by Ipswich City Council.

Aldi plans for store expansion get green light from council

German supermarket giant Aldi will expand its footprint in the fast-growing region after the plans were approved by Ipswich City Council.

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Hayden started in 2013 as a cadet journalist on the Fraser Coast Chronicle before relocating to Fairfax Media in Tasmania three years later. Hayden joined the Queensland Times in November 2017 as a political journalist with a focus on Ipswich City Council. He has covered two state and one federal budget.