The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Articles from July 16, 2016

10; Things to Do This Weekend
1. 100th Gatton Show SATURDAY 9AM - 10PM GATTON SHOWGROUNDS No matter what you are into, the pavilions, the outdoor displays, or the main ring events, there is something for everyone. Finish the night with the fireworks display, Globe of Death...
A Brave New World; Star Trek beyond Transports Audiences in an Unexplored Direction
Star Trek Beyond Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, John Cho, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Sofia Boutella, Idris Elba. Director: Justin Lin Rating: TBA Reviewer's last word: Director Justin Lin, taking over the Star Trek reboot's...
Answers
1. Who won the Oscar for Best Actor this year? 2. Which golf major is being played this weekend? 3. The first Australian $5 banknotes went into circulation in (a) 1967 (b) 1977 (c) 1987? 4. Does sound travel faster in air or water? 5. In...
Are You the 2016 Community Sports Dad of the Year?
JOHNATHAN Thurston is one of millions of Australian fathers. Philips have begun their search to champion and honour dads for their contribution to sport. The annual Philips Community Sports Dad of the Year Award is aimed at dads who go above and...
Banish Those Blackheads; Try These Treatments You Make at Home That Don't Cost a Fortune
STAY AT HOME MUM with Jody Allen I HATE blackheads. You would think now that I'm in my 30s it wouldn't be a problem but no. Blackheads are simply hair follicles that have become clogged and reflect the light to show a "black head". Even if you...
Bean-Fuelled Protesters Let It Rip
Byline: with Chris Calcino THE United States has trumped us again with an entry into the annals of bizarre protests that blows away any Australia has had to offer in recent memory. Desperation for a headline makes people do funny things. A few...
Bluebirds Forwards Ready to Swoop
THREE points are all that separate the bottom three teams in the Ipswich Rugby League A-grade competition. West End, Swifts and Norths find themselves in a three-way battle for a spot in the finals with just five games remaining. Back at home...
Can One Night Ruin Your Life?
Byline: with Seanna Cronin NAZ Khan is having a really bad night. One so bad, in fact, that it threatens to derail the rest of his life. The university student sneaks out with his father's cab to go to a party in New York City, but his plans...
Capture Magic of Life on Film; Photographic Workshops Pass on Helpful Skills and Knowledge to Budding Snappers
SENIOR MATTERS WAYNE McDONNELL PHOTOGRAPHY is the art of creating durable images by recording light electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of film. Basically the word itself means "drawing with light". According...
Cooler Weather Hits Growing Times
THE cool weather in the harvest regions is slowing the growth of fruit and vegetables but plenty of quality fresh produce continues to arrive at the Brisbane Produce Market, even if it is a tad higher in price. Expect to pay top dollar for beans...
Discover Malacca Magic; A City That Oozes History and Offers Great Food and Warm Hospitality
MALACCA: UNESCO HERITAGE CITY Malacca is the historical state of Malaysia, rich with heritage buildings, ancient landmarks and colonial structures. It was here that colonial forces first made contact with Malaysia. Today, in Malacca, you can...
Don't Go out at Night; Jeep's Brutal Grand Cherokee SRT Gets Stealthy Styling and High Spec for Limited Edition Night
Byline: Grant Edwards ALREADY able to murder a quarter mile sprint, Jeep's range-topping luxury offering just got even more sinister. The limited edition SRT Night has brashly arrived out of the shadows wearing distinctive black features. ...
Equipped for a Good Workout; SR Is the Family's Halo Model, Featuring Great Equipment and the Ability to Run with the Best
Byline: Brent Davison What matters most What we like: SR is a nicely rounded package that builds on the impressive i30 foundation. The interior is nicely laid out and pleasantly free of ornamentation and the car is an enjoyable thing to live...
Floods, Cyclones and Earthquakes Rock the City; A History of Freak Weather
TIME PAST BERYL JOHNSTON WHEN his Excellency the Governor Sir Henry Wylie Norman K.C.M.G. was informed that 10 medals for gallantry and humanity in endeavouring to preserve life were to be presented by the Royal Humane Society of Australia at...
Former Swanbank Coal Mining Site Is Radically Transformed; Noel's Plan for Recycling Park on Track
JOEL GOULD joel.gould@qt.com.au A FORMER coal mining site at Swanbank is being transformed into what could well be the ideal place to locate a giant recycling park. The remediation work is being done by Gunne Civil Constructions, whose...
Gotta Catch 'Em All
DAZZA'S DIRT DARREN HALLESY THERE'S been one topic of conversation this week in the office, and pretty much all over the world. Pokemon. Yes, I know, I'm sick of hearing about it all too but let's put this latest 'craze' into perspective....
Holy Cow, This Is Tasty; Popular French Dish Offers Amazing Flavours and Textures
EAT with Dan and Steph Mulheron THERE is nothing quite like eating a perfect, well-cooked steak. Even our daughter, Emmy, likes her steak cooked medium with a side of cooked mushrooms, cucumber, tomato and olives. We know, right - what a little...
'I'm a Surgeon of Self-Esteem'; for Plastic Surgeon Dr Malcolm Linsell, There Are Some Patients He'll Never Forget
Byline: Matty Holdsworth YOU can hear it in his voice. The voice of a man who's saved a life - there's a ring to it. The pride sets the beat, gushing gratitude the tempo, all the while the sense of humility echoing throughout. Dr Malcolm...
Ipswich Wary of Cellar Dwellers' Ambush Bid; Jets Vice-Captain Issues Warning to Defending Premiers
Team list Ipswich Jets Intrust Super Cup, today (4.30pm) at North Ipswich Reserve: 1. Wes Conlon 18. Michael Purcell 3. Ben White 4. Nemani Valekapa 5. Richard Pandia 14. Christopher Ash 7. Dane Phillips (c) 22. Tyson Lofipo...
Knights Juniors on the Rise; Terrific Coalstars Successescan Inspire Next Generation
DAVID LEMS david.lems@qt.com.au Game day BPL: Tomorrow -- Ipswich Knights v Rochedale at Eric Evans Oval, Bundamba. Main game at 5.15pm after Reserves clash at 3pm following under-16 and under-18 matches from 11am. Special event: A Coalstars...
Lachie's Deserved Milestone
THERE is one event in the life of any harness trainer/driver that is branded indelibly in his or her memory, available for a full colour re-run 50 or 60 years later. That is the first winner. The great day came for 16 year old high school student...
Maroons Fans Glad to See the Back of Gallen
QUEENSLAND lost the fight but won the war -- its 10th State of Origin victory in 11 years -- but New South Wales' Paul Gallen frustrated Maroons by turning his back on the winning side as they claimed victory. Star players including Johnathan Thurston...
Me-Time? Say What? Our Mums Talk Me-Time and How They Manage to Find It
IF THERE is one phrase mums have probably forgotten existed in their vocabulary, it's "me-time". Running around after children, working, being a wife and trying to have a social life or time out can be a hard task. So just how do our mums do it? ...
Mum's the Word; Think of Me-Time as an Investment in Your Health, Says Psychologist
IT IS time mothers started taking their own advice. Every day, they tell their children to go to bed, take a break and rest, but when it comes to doing it themselves, most shove it to the bottom of the priority list. Queensland University of...
Off the Beaten Track There's a Shiraz Trio Well Worth Sharing
THE Geelong wine region in Victoria doesn't get a great deal of exposure but if you need a divergence from the start (or end) of a Great Ocean Rd drive, you could do worse than to call into Austins and Co winery, north-east of Geelong in the Moorabool...
One Nation to Test LNP at Next State Election
JOEL GOULD joel.gould@qt.com.au THE INFLUENCE of Pauline Hanson's One Nation may well decide what happens in key Ipswich seats at the next state election as the likelihood of a new seat in Springfield also looms. One Nation polled extremely...
Parking Fines Unfair for Workers; Tradies with No Place to Park Booked
Byline: Helen Spelitis Helen.Spelitis@qt.com.au A BUILDER says his jobsite is being unfairly targeted by council parking officers. Since December Fred Curley's building company has been constructing a 12 unit complex on South Station Rd for the...
Pink Thrives on Big Challenges; Nurse Calls for Crowd's Help in QBL Duel
DAVID LEMS david.lems@qt.com.au Game day QBL: Tonight -- Ipswich v Cairns at Ipswich stadium. Men's match at 7pm after women's game at 5pm. BASKETBALL: Ipswich enforcer Morgan Pink has an added reason to help her team upstage Cairns...
Play Bingo with Us and Bust the Bills
GRAB that bingo card in today's paper? Hold onto it! Today is the last day we're including a Bingo card in the paper, so if you want to win some major prizes, that baby is your key. If you missed Week 1, cross this off your card. You will play...
Reaching New Holiday Heights; Explore a Wonderful City Where Old Meets New and French and German Culture Intertwines
TRAVEL with Ann Rickard STRASBOURG is famously known for its cathedral (Cathedrale Notre-Dame), a giant and imposing Gothic structure that is the city's major drawcard. But this lively French city, the capital of Alsace, is surrounded by wine...
Sixteen Candles Brings Back Shades of 1982; Bittersweet Birthday Memories Revisited as Littlest Princess Turns 16
ON A LIGHTER NOTE with Greg Bray THIS weekend the Littlest Princess turns 16. It's an awkward age, because you're old enough to know what's going on, but not quite old enough to enjoy adult activities like work, insurance, voting, hangovers and...
Stop History Repeating; Your Future Doesn't Always Have to Reflect Your Past
Byline: with Nick Bennett THE mind is amazing. It holds in place key experiences as filters for everything that we encounter in the world and as a sense-making machine seeks to fit new experiences into the framework that is made up of the old. ...
Superstar Is Simply Daddy When He Gets Home; Thurston - Arguably the Greatest Footballer in the Modern Era - Loves Every Second of Family Time
Byline: Matthew McInerney YOU know the name. You instantly recognise the headgear and his curling conversion attempts have baffled the brightest boffins for a decade. But behind National Rugby League premiership and 10-time State of Origin series...
Tears as Visa Approved; Fijian Ferrari Celebrates Winning Bid to Stay Here
Byline: Ben Wilmott Ben.Wilmott@qt.com.au FOR THE second time this year Nemani Valekapa has been named a Queensland resident, but this time his family is along for the ride. One of the stars of the Ipswich Jets rugby league team, the 'Fijian...
That's a Wrap
BY Georja Ryan georja.ryan@apn.com.au OVER the past six weeks, we've taken you into the lives of four everyday mums from around the regions to bring you Hey Mumma. With host Susie O'Neill, we discussed topics close to every mumma's heart;...
The Time-Poor Mum's Guide to Planning Your Child's Birthday Party in 15 Minutes
CHILDRENS' birthday parties have become some of the most outrageous events on the social calendar. From petting zoos to live entertainers and five-tier cakes, they're actually getting ridiculous. But for those who don't have the time (or budget)...
Young Blood Has Bombers Confident of Finals Charge; Injury Keepsfuture Star on Sidelines
BEN WILMOTT ben.wilmott@qt.com.au HE MIGHT not be taking the field this weekend but youngster Aiden Boyce has played a big role in the rise of Fassifern in 2016. At just 18 years old, the dynamic hooker has shown a maturity beyond his years...
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