The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Articles from May 21, 2013

Bootcamp Comes to Women on the a[euro][approximately]insidea[euro][TM]; Biggest Loser a[euro][approximately]graduatea[euro][TM] Takes Charge
Byline: Chris Owen chris.owen@qtcn.com.au WHEN the winner of last yearas The Biggest Loser TV show agreed to host a fitness bootcamp at Brisbaneas Womenas Correctional Centre, inmates were fired up for her workout challenge. But enthusiastic...
Brave Mum to Continue Fight with Charity Night; Lockiea[euro][TM]s Legacy to Benefit Mater Mothera[euro][TM]s Hospital Neonatal Critical Care Unit Babies
Byline: Kiri ten Dolle kiri.tendolle@qt.com.au TAMARA Altmann is still finding the strength to talk four years after her baby boy agrew his wingsa. Little Lockie was born 12 weeks premature on May 29, 2009, weighing no more than 1200 grams. ...
Diggers Lack Pride, Passion
Byline: Jay Buchan jaybuchan@qt.com.au CAMERON PennellCOs first experience with the Ipswich Diggers was not a memory he will savour. It is a pity because it should have been and the Fassifern fullback hoped it would be. But the DiggersCO South...
Drug Trade at Highest Level in a Decade; Authorities Make 76,000 Busts in One Year
Byline: Jessica Grewal Key Findings The number and weight of amphetamine-type stimulant (excluding MDMA) border detections has increased to the highest reported level in the past decade. The number and weight of national amphetamine-type stimulants...
Goal Provider Turns to Busy Scorer for Tigers
Byline: David Lems david.lems@qt.com.au State of play A Grade men: Wests 4 (G Walker 2, A Horrocks, B Thomas) d Past High 3 (M Mogg 2, B Tummon); Easts 5 (T Woodford 4, C Melvin) d Norths Toowoomba 1 (C Cramer); Red Lion 4 d Hancock Brothers...
Investors Boost House Prices across Ipswich; Property Market Tipped to Gain Momentum after Rise during the March Quarter
Byline: Kiri ten Dolle kiri.tendolle@qt.com.au MEDIAN house prices across Ipswich have increased by 1.7% to $299,900 during the March quarter with the market forecast to gather momentum in the coming months. The figures released by the Real Estate...
IRL Review Aimed to Benefit Next year,COs Campaign
THE preparation for the Ipswich Diggers will be reviewed by the Ipswich Rugby League. But there are some circumstances all the planning in the world canCOt account for. They include unforeseen injuries, facing an opposition that has drawn from...
Johnson Bubbling with Confidence after UK Futsal Tour
HAVING returned from the UK with 500 photos, Andrew Johnson has a permanent reminder of his trip of a lifetime. However, he returned home with more than new skills and a wonderful footballing experience. The well-mannered 13-year-old from Camira...
Levies Lighten Pockets
NEWMAN Government wants to now hit us with a flood levy. What next? Drought, cyclone, bushfire levy (tax)? Get real Newman. People are over all this c**p that keeps affecting their hip pockets. ALEX P, Brassall TO GEN Y1 of North Ipswich (QT...
Lifea[euro][TM]s Sad to Glad Moments, Barbara Records All of Them; at the Drop of a Hat Productions It Is Their Business to Capture Memories to Last Forever
FIRM FOCUS with Ashley Jones AN INNOVATIVE and creative business has been established to capture moments in time that are significant events. It has grown from hobby to this week being a fully-fledged business. Barbara Westerman is bringing...
MEMORIAL DESTROYED BY VANDALS a[euro][approximately]Council Repairs Will Be a prioritya[euro][TM]; Outrage over the Firebombing of Tribute to Goodna Crash Victims
Byline: Chris Owen chris.owen@qtcn.com.au IT HAS been two years since three teenagers were killed in an horrific hit-and-run crash in Goodna. But families of the victims have said the painful memories are being brought up all over again after...
Michaela[euro][TM]s Last Stop; the Train Man of Ipswich Won Recognition for Meals on Wheels Work
Byline: Peter Foley peter.foley@qt.com.au TO SAY Michael Wood loved trains would be an understatement. In fact, trains were his life. Michael grew up on Cheriton Farm at Bundamba and he went to Bundamba State School, then Ipswich Grammar School....
Plotting Paths to Club Involvement Provides Reward for the Dedicated
LAST week we thanked our volunteers for all their hard work as part of National Volunteer Week. How many of our clubs have one or two people who do the majority of the work? Our clubs literally would not function without them. These volunteers...
Tough Deficit Budget Signals It Will Be a Bumpy Road to Recovery
Chamber Talk with Ipswich Chamber of Commerce president Brett Kitching THE deficit Federal Budget handed down last week by Treasurer Wayne Swan indicated that a full economic recovery in Australia was still some way off. The budget was forecast...
Video Part of Campaign against New Coal Mine; Lock the Gate Alliance Pinpoints Health, Farming and Economy Concerns for Region
Byline: Peter Foley peter.foley@qt.com.au LOCK the Gate Alliance has joined with prominent businessman Graham Turner and people from the Bremer Valley to launch a new video and website as part of a new Coal Free Bremer Valley campaign. Mr Turner,...