The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Articles from July 14, 2017

Defence Deal Is Closer; Fight to Secure War-Machine Project
Byline: Renee Viellaris and Sarah Vogler QUEENSLAND is one step closer to securing one of the biggest spending Defence projects in Australian history - and hundreds of new jobs. Rheinmetall Defence Australia will today reveal it will base its...
Demolition Work Gets Underway; CBD Site Clearing Starts
FULL scale demolition started yesterday at the Bremer River end of the old Ipswich City Square shopping centre. At the same time, work stepped up a gear to preserve Murphy's Town Pub. Ipswich City Properties (ICP) chairman Paul Tully said the...
Fishing Comp Delayed a Year; Inaugural Reel! Wivenhoe Fishing Classic Set for the Weekend Has Been Postponed
Byline: Emma Clarke emma.clarke@qt.com.au PLENTY of Australian bass and golden perch which call Wivenhoe Dam home will remain in the water for another year after the inaugural Reel! Wivenhoe Classic fishing competition set for this weekend was postponed....
Glamour Girl Hits the Stage; 20-Year-Old Selected as a Finalist in Popular National Pinup Model Competition
Byline: Myjanne Jensen Myjanne.Jensen@qt.com.au SASHA Sweettale was always destined to find her calling in the rockabilly scene. The 20-year-old Camira resident who is known by her stage name, has long had a love affair with rockabilly and retro...
Holmes 'Can't Believe' Hat-Trick
MAROONS speed machine Valentine Holmes says his Origin hat-trick is the ultimate reward for the dark times when he was snubbed by the Cowboys and feared he would never play NRL. Maroons coach Kevin Walters declared Holmes has a long-term future...
Hoping You Will Hold Your Own as You Age
IN RESPONSE to the letter (QT 11/07), it appears a widely travelled person (even travelled to Cuba, I recall) has returned to Ipswich appalled at the obesity and dress sense of the local people of this great city. Yes, I must be among them with...
Ipswich City, Spirit Face Toughest Friday Night Tests This Season
FOOTBALL: It's crunch time in this year's Capital League 2 competition and Ipswich's two regional teams are in the thick of the battle. Ipswich City and Western Spirit both have crucial games tonight for different reasons. Third-placed Ipswich...
IPSWICH EXCLUDED; Western Pride Club to appealFootball Queensland's Movethat Leaves Families 'Deflated'
DAVID LEMS david.lems@qt.com.au WESTERN Pride officials are appealing Football Queensland's decision to exclude the growing football club from next year's National Premier Leagues Women's Queensland competition. The non-renewal of a licence...
Jets Need to Escape Tiger Cage
THERE'S something tribal and local about matches between the Easts Tigers and Ipswich Jets. The Jets make the trip to Langlands Park on Sunday for the first time since 2015. The last time the Jets took on Easts in Tiger Town the home side won...
New Videos Reveal a Russia Link; Trump Shown with Putin Confidant
DONALD Trump insists he has no Russian ties, but two videos leaked yesterday show him rubbing shoulders with Russian billionaires. One video, released by US NBC News, purports to show President Trump and members of his family celebrating the birthday...
No Worries as Queensland Sets Up Next Winning Dynasty
NO Thurston, no Inglis, no Scott, no worries for Queensland. The Maroons forwards set the platform and the backs took it up from there in a dominant display to clinch yet another series. The Maroons looked faster, more organised and more clinical...
Origin Reveals Storm's Potency
WEDNESDAY'S State of Origin decider was, as most predicted, a game for the ages. But despite the expectations of many NSW hopefuls, it was more of the same. A record Suncorp Stadium crowd witnessed yet another remarkable Queensland victory that...
'Perfect Pete' and His Fat Remarks Not Welcome Here
IN A letter to QT, 'Peter' (name and address withheld) writes: "What is happening to your city? "We are here house-sitting and have travelled the world. We have been back two weeks from South America and Cuba. "Nowhere have we seen the obesity,...
Pisasale Defamation Case Funding Ceases
Byline: Liam Walsh, Kelmeny Fraser, Charlie Peel IPSWICH City Council has ceased funding a defamation lawsuit by former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale, marking the latest development in the besieged ex-politician's legal battles. The dropping of...
Poll Question Twist
JOEL GOULD joel.gould@qt.com.au AN EXTRA question was asked by a ReachTEL poll than what has been leaked in an official document to the QT, former Ipswich Deputy Mayor Victor Attwood has revealed. Mr Attwood received a call on Tuesday night...
Prizemoney Boost Small but Welcome in Ipswich
DOGWATCH PAUL DOLAN PRIZEMONEY has increased for some races at Ipswich since the start of this month. Control body Racing Queensland has allocated an increase statewide of between $40 and $120 for graded and open class events. Shortcourse...
Swimming's 2020 Vision; Australia Will Take a New-Look Squad into the World Swimming Championships in Hungary - along with a New Attitude, Writes Terry Mallinder
THE road to Tokyo 2020 begins now. The Australian swim team is diving head-first back into international competition at the 17th FINA World Championships, starting tonight in Budapest. And with it is a new strategic plan - and new mentality -...
Troy Finishes Tour in Style; the Last Few Shows on the Road Are Coming Up
Byline: Darren Hallesy PLAYING to people in what he considers his own backyard is something special to Troy Cassar-Daley, because he can't think of anywhere better to play. Troy will play the last few dates of his Things I Carry Around tour in...
Vocus Ends Well but S&G Heads for Ambulance
TERRY McCRANN Herald Sun business associate editor TWO once-were mighty share market darlings are counting down to two very different terminations. Shares in piranha legal group Slater and Gordon - which traded as high as $7 barely two years...
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