March 2015

Published a story 1st Mar 2015 6:56 PM

SEAN Choat will have found his calling if he is appointed as a Somerset councillor.

OPINION: Choat finds his calling

SEAN Choat will have found his calling if he is appointed as a Somerset councillor.

Published a story 1st Mar 2015 3:38 PM

SEAN Choat has applied for the Somerset council position vacated by the man who took his former seat of Ipswich West at the state election.

Former MP Sean Choat set to fly the coop to council

SEAN Choat has applied for the Somerset council position vacated by the man who took his former seat of Ipswich West at the state election.

February 2015

Published a story 27th Feb 2015 7:47 PM

A PROMINENT Ipswich businessman is under investigation for an alleged threat to kill Mayor Paul Pisasale.

Police investigate alleged death threats against Pisasale

A PROMINENT Ipswich businessman is under investigation for an alleged threat to kill Mayor Paul Pisasale.

Published a story 26th Feb 2015 6:10 PM

A MASSIVE spike in Ross River Fever cases is the legacy of recent heavy rain with 60 Ipswich residents diagnosed with the debilitating illness in the past month.

Ross River fever alert

A MASSIVE spike in Ross River Fever cases is the legacy of recent heavy rain with 60 Ipswich residents diagnosed with the debilitating illness in the past month.

Published a story 26th Feb 2015 8:28 AM

BOBBY Sands was an apprentice coachmaster and Provisional IRA member who died in a Northern Ireland prison in 1981 after a 66-day hunger strike.

Sands died in jail a hero to his Irish countrymen

BOBBY Sands was an apprentice coachmaster and Provisional IRA member who died in a Northern Ireland prison in 1981 after a 66-day hunger strike.

Published a story 26th Feb 2015 6:27 AM

HEROES of the 1916 Easter Uprising and legends of the Irish war of Independence adorn the streets of Collingwood Park unbeknown no doubt to most residents.

Irish heroes adorn the street signs of Collingwood Park

HEROES of the 1916 Easter Uprising and legends of the Irish war of Independence adorn the streets of Collingwood Park unbeknown no doubt to most residents.

Published a story 25th Feb 2015 3:20 PM

NEW Ipswich MPs Jennifer Howard and Jim Madden have both been tipped to be future ministers in the Queensland parliament.

Ipswich’s new MPs are minister material

NEW Ipswich MPs Jennifer Howard and Jim Madden have both been tipped to be future ministers in the Queensland parliament.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2015 8:37 PM

CALL him 'The Oracle'. Whatever you call him, Cr Paul Tully has a remarkable knack of predicting election outcomes with precision.

'The Oracle' tips another election

CALL him 'The Oracle'. Whatever you call him, Cr Paul Tully has a remarkable knack of predicting election outcomes with precision.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2015 8:22 PM

PAULINE Hanson was the one political candidate who almost gave Cr Paul Tully some grief with his pre-election tips.

Hanson nearly had Tully in Gatton at 2am with spuds

PAULINE Hanson was the one political candidate who almost gave Cr Paul Tully some grief with his pre-election tips.

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Joel is a journalist with 20 years of experience and since February, 2011 he has been the late reporter at The Queensland Times. Joel specialises in longer features and as the late reporter he chases all the breaking stories that unfold in the evenings. A die hard rugby league fan, Joel has been pushing hard for the Western Corridor bid to be admitted into the NRL.