March 2015

Published a story 26th Mar 2015 7:19 PM

WHILE it's great to see some forward planning going on in relation to the Norman St Bridge, it almost beggars belief that we are all still waiting for work to happen on the Ipswich Mwy.

OPINION: Motorway fix must be a high priority

WHILE it's great to see some forward planning going on in relation to the Norman St Bridge, it almost beggars belief that we are all still waiting for work to happen on the Ipswich Mwy.

Published a story 24th Mar 2015 8:10 PM

IF you noticed that the paper was about three times thicker than usual today, it’s because it contains probably our most popular feature for the year.

OPINION: Preps liftout a keepsake for city's children

IF you noticed that the paper was about three times thicker than usual today, it’s because it contains probably our most popular feature for the year.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 10:11 PM

IPSWICH'S Police Officer of the Year may not have been looking her best when she accepted the award, but it was more proof of her commitment to the community.

Ipswich's top cop puts her people first

IPSWICH'S Police Officer of the Year may not have been looking her best when she accepted the award, but it was more proof of her commitment to the community.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 9:38 PM

AFTER humble beginnings only three years ago, it has been great to witness the steady growth of the Rotary Ipswich Police Officer of the Year Awards.

OPINION: Police officers deserve praise from public

AFTER humble beginnings only three years ago, it has been great to witness the steady growth of the Rotary Ipswich Police Officer of the Year Awards.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 3:14 PM

THE medals belonging to one of Ipswich Grammar School's First World War veterans have been lovingly restored in time for the this year's Gallipoli milestone.

Hard-earned medals get TLC for Anzac centenary

THE medals belonging to one of Ipswich Grammar School's First World War veterans have been lovingly restored in time for the this year's Gallipoli milestone.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 8:18 AM

GREATER Springfield's success seems to be just another hint that what is still technically a suburb of Ipswich, is looking to become a city in its own right.

OPINION: How long until suburb is a city?

GREATER Springfield's success seems to be just another hint that what is still technically a suburb of Ipswich, is looking to become a city in its own right.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 7:45 AM

AS a 19-year-old sat in the trenches of Gallipoli and carved into the back of an Anzac biscuit, he couldn't have realised he was creating a treasured artefact.

Tough bickie saw a hero through war

AS a 19-year-old sat in the trenches of Gallipoli and carved into the back of an Anzac biscuit, he couldn't have realised he was creating a treasured artefact.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 7:01 AM

THE Ipswich suburb of Springfield has won top honours in the Urban Development Institute of Australia’s national awards for master-planned development.

Top gong for Greater Springfield

THE Ipswich suburb of Springfield has won top honours in the Urban Development Institute of Australia’s national awards for master-planned development.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2015 11:20 AM

A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy is being treated for a compound fracture to his lower leg following a car accident at Bundamba this morning.

Boy injured in backyard smash

A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy is being treated for a compound fracture to his lower leg following a car accident at Bundamba this morning.

Published a story 20th Mar 2015 2:25 PM

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a two-vehicle smash at Springfield.

Woman injured in Springfield crash

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a two-vehicle smash at Springfield.

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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.