July 2015

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 7:47 PM

A MOVE to scrap the Ipswich police communications centre has been dubbed a backwards step that will threaten the long-standing working partnership with Safe City.

Ipswich police communication centre moving to Brisbane

A MOVE to scrap the Ipswich police communications centre has been dubbed a backwards step that will threaten the long-standing working partnership with Safe City.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 5:00 PM

MANNY Ellul's life story contains more drama, heartache, courage and elation than most people would experience in a thousand lifetimes.

Manny's story: kidnapped, trafficked to Australia at 14

MANNY Ellul's life story contains more drama, heartache, courage and elation than most people would experience in a thousand lifetimes.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2015 7:57 PM

THE TWO most high profile members of the Ipswich Central Branch of the ALP were absent when Rachel Nolan moved the motion to have Paul Pisasale expelled from the party.

Howard and Antoniolli reject Nolan and back Pisasale

THE TWO most high profile members of the Ipswich Central Branch of the ALP were absent when Rachel Nolan moved the motion to have Paul Pisasale expelled from the party.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2015 7:38 PM

A MOTION has been moved at an ALP branch meeting by former Ipswich MP Rachel Nolan to have Mayor Paul Pisasale expelled from the Labor Party for disloyalty.

Mayor Pisasale is accused of 'disloyalty' to ALP

A MOTION has been moved at an ALP branch meeting by former Ipswich MP Rachel Nolan to have Mayor Paul Pisasale expelled from the Labor Party for disloyalty.

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 6:56 PM

WHO said a dyed in the wool leftie can’t manage finances?

Finance supremo oversees council debt reduction of 40%

WHO said a dyed in the wool leftie can’t manage finances?

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 6:30 PM

IT IS often said that you can’t beat experience. In that case Cr Charlie Pisasale will be a hard man to overlook at the 2016 council elections in Division 8.

OPINION: Experience counts when you run a city

IT IS often said that you can’t beat experience. In that case Cr Charlie Pisasale will be a hard man to overlook at the 2016 council elections in Division 8.

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 5:26 PM

CHARLIE Pisasale has put the rumours to bed. No, he doesn’t go by the alias of Clark Kent and change into a cape in a phone booth.

Charlie Pisasale fit and set to fly in 2016 elections

CHARLIE Pisasale has put the rumours to bed. No, he doesn’t go by the alias of Clark Kent and change into a cape in a phone booth.

June 2015

Published a story 30th Jun 2015 6:51 AM

IPSWICH residents are set for a rate rise that will be less than the average 2.5% rate rise of Brisbane City Council for the 2015-16 financial year.

Modest rate rise set to be unveiled in budget

IPSWICH residents are set for a rate rise that will be less than the average 2.5% rate rise of Brisbane City Council for the 2015-16 financial year.

Published a story 26th Jun 2015 2:32 PM

SECURING a 24-hour police station at Lowood and extra officers is a priority for Ipswich West MP Jim Madden.

Jim calls for 24-hour police station at Lowood

SECURING a 24-hour police station at Lowood and extra officers is a priority for Ipswich West MP Jim Madden.

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Joel is a journalist with 20 years of experience and since February, 2011 he has been the late reporter at The Queensland Times. Joel specialises in longer features and as the late reporter he chases all the breaking stories that unfold in the evenings. A die hard rugby league fan, Joel has been pushing hard for the Western Corridor bid to be admitted into the NRL.