The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Articles from July 17, 2012

Backchat Costly for Tigers in Final Loss; Poor Discipline Ends Premiers' Run
Byline: DAVID LEMS WHEN you're used to winning every title like the Easts A-grade men, losing can be tough to take. But when you give the opposition an unwanted advantage, it's particularly painful. That was the case after Easts were beaten...
Big Steps with Law for Gerry; Leading Springfield Student Embarks on Early PhD
FACULTY of Business and Law student Gerry Elmore has achieved a first for the University of Southern Queensland by becoming the first Springfield student to enrol in a Law PhD after graduating from the University's Bachelor of Laws program. One...
Bluebirds Hungry for More Title Glory
SWIFTS coach Damien Goodwin expects his team to win more titles this season after a hard-fought victory over Norths in the annual Combined Competition final. The Bluebirds beat Toowoomba's best A-grade side 3-2 after Louise Crowe pounced on a pass...
Carers Seek Help to Let Animals Go Bush; Wildlife Rescue Group Needs Volunteers to Carry out Work
Byline: REBECCA LYNCH Rebecca.Lynch@qt.com.au COULD you help rehabilitate and release a sick or orphaned possum, lizard or bird? An Ipswich-based native animal rescue group is seeking volunteer carers and release sites for increasing numbers...
Cuts to Public Service Just a Dose of Reality; You Can SMS Your Opinions to Us on 0407 088 442. Please Remember to Include Your Name and Suburb
TO EL, Redbank Plains a welcome to the real world. All this government is doing is getting rid of the public servants that Anna created with her promise of creating 100,000 jobs at the 2007 elections. So as I said welcome to reality. CRAIG, Raceview...
Farm Safety; Farming Is One of the Most Dangerous Occupations in Australia Accounting for One Quarter of All Work-Related Deaths. Everyone Working, Visiting or Living on a Farm Needs to Understand the Risks and Take the Necessary Precautions to Avoid Being Injured
FARMERS have to perform a wide range of tasks under varying conditions in the course of a typical working day and throughout the year. It's physically tough work. There are a number of farm safety hazards that can kill or injure. Potential dangers...
Gatton Show Blooms in Wake of Tough Year; Organiserspursue That Familiar Oldcountry Feel
Byline: Geoff Egan geoff.egan@qt.com.au AFTER one of the town's toughest years, Gatton is set to celebrate its 96th show this weekend. The show will place the region's finest agriculture, produce and craft on display, as well as bring a bumper...
Goodna Gets the Buzz as NBN Comes Closer; Fast Internethook-Up Onhorizon Forcity Suburb
Byline: KIERAN BANKS kieran.banks@qt.com.au GOODNA residents can expect to be connected to the National Broadband Network by March next year. Work has begun on connecting 8400 homes and businesses to the NBN already, with work to begin on another...
Handyman Is Able to Fixzit Fast
IT IS a well-known brand name, but Fixzit is also very local. In fact Fixzit Ipswich has been trading for over 20 years and still going strong. Trevor Johnson is the franchisee and manager of the Ipswich outlet. The Fixzit brand is seen around various...
IPSWICHDRUG BOSS NETTED $10M A YEAR City Man Lured by Drug Trade; Trafficker Weeps in the Dock as Judge Makes His Remarks
Byline: Rae Wilson HE HAD enough business sense to give his dealer's leg hams as Christmas bonuses but an Ipswich man's commercial model quickly tumbled when police intercepts uncovered a drug enterprise turning over up to $10 million a year. ...
Keeping an Eye on Tax Claims
THE Australian Tax Office has again signalled its intention to monitor the work-related claims of a number of occupations. Harding Martin's personal tax specialist Judy Caro said letters had already been sent to a number of defence force personnel,...
National Champs Roaring Back for Pre-Season Ipswich Clash
A-LEAGUE champions Brisbane Roar are returning to Ipswich, anxious to put on another terrific footballing display next month. After successful visits last year and in 2010, the Roar face an Ipswich Invitational side at the North Ipswich Reserve...
Pisasale Is Realistic on G-20 Meet
Byline: REBECCA LYNCH Rebecca.Lynch@qt.com.au G-20 SUMMITS The G-20 a group of 19 countries and the European Union. It is aimed at apromoting international economic co-operationa, the Australian Government states. Leaders, finance ministers...
Plenty of Reasons to Join Your Chamber and Reap the Rewards
THE Ipswich Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the second oldest Chamber in Australia, after Geelong, Victoria. It was establishedmore than 105 years ago and proudly stands as a business icon of the city, with a strong membership base in excess...
Schoolgirls Give Mall a Good Spring-Clean; Showing Their City Pride with Mops and Buckets in Hands
Byline: Andrew korner andrew.korner@qt.com.au THE pavement was pristine and the windows glistening after an army of Ipswich schoolchildren gave the CBD the once over with the mop and bucket yesterday. A couple of busloads of Ipswich Girls Grammar...
Tara Wows LA Judges; Aussie Girl Steps Up in Olympic Games of Performing Arts
Byline: KIERAN BANKS kieran.banks@qt.com.au IPSWICH dancer Tara Lowe may yet have an international career in front of her, after impressing the judges at the World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles last week. The 19-year-old Brassall...
WINNING TEAM; Jets' Support Staff Plays Vital Role in Club Success
Byline: JAY BUCHAN NOT everyone can make it to the Queensland Cup as a rugby league player. Most can't. But it takes more than just the 17 players who take the field each week to make a successful club. So if the Jets go on to achieve great...