The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Articles from August 6, 2012

A Scary Scenario Sure to Make You Screech; Start of Nesting Season Sees Swooping, Dive-Bombing Birds
Byline: Andrew korner andrew.korner@qt.com.au IT'S that time of year the postman dreads a the time of year school kids learn to grow eyes in the back of their heads and keen cyclists somehow find the strength to pedal like Lance Armstrong. Aggressive,...
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Depleted Knights Pay the Price
IT all got too much in the end and the Ipswich Knights paid the price. With several players contesting their third game in a week, the weary Knights fell 5-0 to Logan Lightning in their Brisbane Division One match at Beenleigh on Saturday. The...
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Flood Cheat Cops Jail Time; Ludicrous to Lie in the Face of Such Overwhelming Evidence: Magistrate
Byline: Kate.Lemmon kate.lemmon@qt.com.au A FLOOD cheat will spend two months behind bars after being found guilty of ripping off emergency grants by lying about the damage done to his house. Dean Anthony Baldwin, 29, and his partner Shona Renee...
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Force Defence Too Soft; Injuries Don't Help in Hot and Cold Effort
Byline: Paul Smeaton INJURIES to key guards Shaun Gleeson and Ryan Jeffries finally caught up with the Ipswich Force during their final home game of the regular season on Saturday. The undermanned Force lacked firepower against the Gold Coast...
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Gift of the Gab Strong in Our Federal Member; 249 Speeches Delivered, the Blair MP Is Leading Pack
Byline: Joel Gould joel.gould@qt.com.au SHAYNE Neumann has always been fond of speaking in public. That passion has been highlighted in recent figures from Federal Parliament, obtained by the QT, that reveal the Federal Member for Blair has...
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Market Measures Up for Buying Properties; One Investor Notches Up His 68th Buy in Ipswich
Byline: KIERAN BANKS kieran.banks@qt.com.au IPSWICH'S property market remains a haven for savvy property investors looking to buy while the market is low. The favourable market conditions have given Sydney-based property investor Todd Hunter...
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Racing Action Is Super for Fans and Fair City; with Paul Pisasale
WHAT a weekend! It was great to welcome back the V8 Supercars Championship to Willowbank Raceway for the Ipswich 300. Thousands of spectators lined the track dubbed by racing fans as a[approximately]the paperclip,' to witness some great thrills...
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Rangers Saddle Up for Finals after Shutout
IPSWICH Rangers put in the sort of effort on Saturday that indicates they are in the right frame of mind and body heading towards finals. The same can't be said of their opponents Goodna, who were never in the hunt, losing their Barber Cup clash...
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Seagulls Next Hurdle after Jets Motor On
THE Ipswich Jets have taken a crucial step closer to ensuring their spot in the Queensland Cup finals. Ipswich led the Sunshine Coast 26-4 with 25 minutes remaining at Sunshine Coast Stadium on Saturday, but switched off late before prevailing 32-14....
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SILVER FOR HEPBURN; Aussie Pursuit Team Pipped by British World Record
Byline: Paul Smeaton IPSWICH cycling club member Michael Hepburn has won an Olympic silver medal as part of Australia's men's team pursuit track cycling team in London. Together with team mates Jack Bobridge, Glenn O'Shea and Rohan Dennis, the...
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Students Get Second Go in School That Fits; Education Is Catering for a Diversified Student Body
ONE of the newest schools in the Catholic education network has had a colourful official opening with a true VIP, Archbishop Mark Coleridge, giving his blessing. The Ipswich Flexible Learning Centre on Milford St reaches out to and encourages young...
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Tigers Pivot Injured before Gooda Tamed
Byline: Paul Smeaton STATE OF PLAY With two rounds left, the IRL top four is almost set in stone Brothers have all but wrapped up the minor premiership. Norths' victory over Goodna brings them within a point of third spot NORTHS overcame...
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