The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Articles from June 20, 2019

Alive but Angered by Crash; Woman Faces Court over Alleged Dangerous Drive
Byline: Andrew Korner andrew.korner@qt.com.au BATTERED, bruised, anxious and feeling noticeably lighter in the hip pocket. The impact of a serious crash on Yamanto woman Betty Schneider and her friend is obvious. Mrs Schneider, 82, was a passenger...
Coaching Joy Seeing Players Lift
NETBALL: As a mum and supportive coach, Peta Verdasco was pleased to see her players enjoy their breakthrough QPL victory so much. Her reaction also provided some valuable insights into coaching a developing side. "I am just so proud of how they...
Couple's Scrap Run Undone; Metal Thefts Discovered after Graveyard Intercept
Byline: Ross Irby ross.irby@qt.com.au CURIOUS police stopped a couple at 4.20am after spotting their Holden Rodeo driving out of a cemetery in the darkness. A check under a tarp covering the rear tray revealed a haul of stolen scrap metal including...
CYCLING ON RISE; Facility Upgrade Next on Agenda to Continue Ipswich Club Growth
Byline: David Lems david.lems@qt.com.au FRESH from hosting a second major event in three months, Ipswich and West Moreton BMX Club officials are looking to capitalise on some extraordinary success. Club president Justin Rad-loff was delighted...
Dam Fine Fun for Kids; Discover South Burnett's Great Outdoors with Lots of Activities
FORGET inside activities during the winter school holidays. The South Burnett has a colossal collection of outdoor activities to get the kids off the couch and expelling some of that built-up energy, all while exploring a beautiful part of Queensland....
Family Fighting to Stay; Gatton Family Appeal to Govt Not to Be Deported
Byline: Dominic Elsome dominic.elsome@gattonstar.com.au "WE ARE not criminals." That's the message the Piri family have for the Australian Government as they face being deported back to Iran. Shamsullah Piri and his wife Zainab are Kurdish...
Fate of 700 Council Items
THE City of Ipswich is the owner of more than 700 memorabilia items, the bulk of which are believed to have been bought over the years with ratepayers' money. They include some items which were not necessarily logged, but were likely received as...
Horrors of Abuse of the Vulnerable Never Heard
THE hidden crimes of elder and child abuse are symptomatic of the isolation of the vulnerable in a society where families are separated and care is in the hands of strangers, as in nursing homes and the foster care system. Governments with pressing...
Lady Beatle Coming to Ipswich
IF YOU want to know if your work is good, then take it out to regional , says performer Naomi Price. The stage actor and singer, best known for starring on the fourth season of The Voice and for her original cabaret shows Rumour Has It and Wrecking...
Lots of Layers to Kurilpa's Latest EP
EMERGE'S Calen Le Couteur caught up with Will, Cente and Pablo from Brisbane quintet Kurilpa Reach to talk about their latest single, Best End, and East Coast tour. Earlier this month you released your latest single, Best End, what can you tell...
Modern Library Facilities a Focus; Budget Handed Down Next Week
Byline: Lachlan McIvor Lachlan.McIvor@qt.com.au THE delivery of modern library facilities that go beyond a place to just check out a book or two will form a big part of Ipswich City Council's upcoming budget. Three new council customer service...
Needles Dumped in the Bushes; Child's Near-Miss Collecting Wood
Byline: Navarone Farrell navarone.farrell@qt.com.au ANOTHER of Ipswich's outdoor areas has been littered with needles according to a local father. Troy Abraham was out collecting firewood at the end of Diamantina Blvd, Brassall, with his young...
Rising to the Challenge; Domestic Violence Charity in Desperate Need of More Volunteers
Byline: Lachlan McIvor Lachlan.McIvor@qt.com.au WHEN Lorraine Harvey had some furniture she no longer needed, she wanted to give it life beyond sitting in an op-shop. Instead she donated it to domestic violence charity RizeUp. Once she learnt...
Send-Off Hurts Pride When They Were Matching Top Four Opponents
FOOTBALL: An untimely send-off cost Western Pride dearly just as the National Premier League side was threatening to capitalise on a previous victory. Western Pride had levelled the scores at 1-1 and were looking to get on top when recent recruit...
Sport Notes
HOCKEY Ipswich Hockey Association Men's and boys' fixtures June 21-23: Friday (field, time, umpires, tech bench) -- A2 Grade: Hancock Brothers v Norths, 1, 7pm, M Eleison/H Hocking, R Chandler. Saturday: E Grade -- Easts Black v Wests, 1 10.15am,...
Successful Night Racing Series Creates Exciting Future
CYCLING has taken a giant move forward, literally, in Ipswich with the latest night series proving extremely popular. With the third and final round of the Giant Ipswich Speed Series being staged next Wednesday night, cycling enthusiast Jamie Sharpe...
Tax Cuts Will Only Help Top Earners
LABOR will take a huge risk if it passes Stage 3 of the government's proposed tax cuts which will give $77 billion to the top 3 per cent of income earners. If it is fortunate enough to win the next election it will have to implement those cuts....
Vipers Savour QPL Reward; Team Displays a Bit of Cheek after Deserved Breakthrough Win
Byline: David Lems david.lems@qt.com.au State of play QPL SEQ Cup Rd 8: Tonight -- 6.30pm: Ipswich Vipers v Carina. 7.50pm: Ipswich Flyers v Redlands; Goodna Sapphires v Underwood Park. Rd 7: Ipswich Flyers def Underwood Park 48-35; Ipswich...
WET BALLS PLEASE; NSW Coaches Make Plans for Storms in Perth for Origin Game II
Byline: DEAN RITCHIE RUGBY LEAGUE: NSW has been forced to devise a Plan B in readiness for torrential rain forecast to mar State of Origin II in Perth this Sunday night. The Blues took the extraordinary step yesterday of dunking all their footballs...
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