The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Articles from February 7, 2018

All Black Back for Shot at Tens Title; Smith to Lead French Side
Byline: Jim Tucker in Brisbane RUGBY UNION: All Blacks great Conrad Smith will retire mid year but not before a final reminder of his enduring class in the fast, frantic spectacle of the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens. Smith is just months away from...
Broncos Visit 'Personal' Opportunity for Fans
Rugby League: The Brisbane Broncos are bringing their annual open training session to Ipswich this weekend, and Rugby League Ipswich chairman David Nugent has urged all rugby league fans to take full advantage of the occasion. The Broncos will host...
CALM JOSH PITCHING FOR U19 WORLD SERIES; Ipswich Teenager Boosts Bidafter Marathon Performance
DAVID LEMS david.lems@qt.com.au HE'S displayed an incredible temperament, pitching his team to three wins on one day to become a two-time national champion. Now the most important countdown is under way. Ipswich's most exciting softball...
Cars Shape City's Future; Self-Driving Technology Hits Roads
Byline: Hayden Johnson hayden.johnson@qt.com.au A SMART pole charging station will be opened in Ipswich to charge the electric vehicles Councillor Paul Tully believes will shape the future. To promote the charging station, Cr Tully took a ride...
China's Railgun Packs a Punch; High-Tech Weapon Appears to Be a World-First
Byline: Jamie Seidel News Corp CHINA appears to have taken a huge stride ahead of the US with the first experimental deployment of a new "supergun" aboard a warship. Images that began circulating on the internet last week showed Chinese amphibious...
Cowboys Centre O'Neill Making Big Plans to Try
RUGBY LEAGUE: Cowboys centre Justin O'Neill has vowed to return to the dynamic try-scoring form which helped earn him representative jumpers, pointing to the "drought" of tries from North Queensland's outside backs last year as a major opportunity...
'Heart Goes Out' to Parkinson's Carers
HUNDREDS of Parkinson's sufferers in this area would, I am sure, appreciate having their plight recognised in my letter to the QT recently. Parkinson's isn't as "sexy" as perhaps dementia which is well recognised in the Ipswich area and which has...
It Pays to Understand Capital Gains
A HUGE amount of money is going to be transferred over the next 20 years as baby boomers die. This is why it is important to understand the capital gains tax treatment of assets on death. Unless the beneficiary is living overseas at the time...
Learn from the Leader
Byline: Peter Hall QUEENSLAND'S peak aquatic safety body will urge the State Government to build on Victoria's mandatory school swim program and "be the best'' in giving children the skills to survive in the water. Surf Life Saving Queensland...
Maddy's Mad about Athletics; Lockyer Heptathlete Ready for Third National Champs
CALLUM DICK callum.dick@qt.com.au Athletics: When Lockyer District Athletics coach Bailey Pashley happened upon the raw talent of Maddy Wells running circles around Limestone Park, he knew she had a bright future as a multi-discipline athlete....
Mansion Breaks Sale Record
Byline: Emma Clarke emma.clarke@qt.com.au THE most expensive house of its kind in Ipswich has made real estate history. Booval House, a historically restored Georgian mansion set on an acre at Booval, has sold for more than $1.2m. It's the...
New Direction for City Hockey; McLeod Joined by Young Talent in Shaping Major Sport
DAVID LEMS david.lems@qt.com.au IPSWICH Hockey has a new president, ending a loyal Ipswich family's 40 year stint in the top position. Ipswich Hockey Umpires Committee president Robert McLeod accepted his new role at Monday night's annual...
No Plan for Death Discussion
Byline: Hayden Johnson hayden.johnson@qt.com.au IPSWICH'S state representative has no plans to push voluntary assisted dying laws on to the Queensland agenda. Member for Ipswich Jennifer Howard said she supported the Premier's view that the "complex...
Sex Fiend Gets 40-175 More Years in Prison
FORMER USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has received his third and perhaps final prison sentence - 40 to 125 years for sex abuse crimes. "The defendant methodically planned and carried out years of molestation against children," Judge Janice Cunningham...
Short Reveals Long-Term Goals
CRICKET: Hurricanes batsman D'Arcy Short has endured an emotional roller coaster as he prepares for his second taste of international cricket against England in Hobart tonight. Short made his international debut on Saturday night against New Zealand...
Southeast Stench 'Gags' City; Ripley Residents Frustrated with Windy Smells
Byline: Hayden Johnson hayden.johnson@qt.com.au THE lingering smell of flesh, faeces and urine wafting through the air is enough to make Ripley residents gag. That is the message of long-time residents Bev and Ron Profke, who are fed-up with...
The Case for Giving NFL a Chance
I WAS once the biggest sceptic of American Football you could find. The rules confused me, and the lack of continuity was frustrating. What other sport spans upwards of four hours, but only promises one hour of actual action? And of those...
Titans Pounce on Another Panther; Peachey to Sign as NRL Raid Rolling On
Byline: Travis Meyn & Peter Badel Courier-Mail RUGBY LEAGUE: Titans coach Garth Brennan's plundering of Penrith is set to continue with clever utility Tyrone Peachey to sign with the Gold Coast within a fortnight. Peachey will become the...
Warship in $124M Drugs Bust; Latest Haul in Middle East Tops Whopping $1 Billion Total
ROYAL Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga's crew has seized another 414kg of heroin valued in excess of $124million during an operation in the Western Indian Ocean. Warramunga has now seized and destroyed narcotics from seven vessels since deploying...
Woman's 'Car from Hell'
Byline: Hayden Johnson hayden.johnson@qt.com.au A NORTH Ipswich woman has been brought to tears after describing the "10 years of hell" with her Holden Commodore. With her sick father in and out of hospital in Bundaberg, Fay Broughton bought...
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