March 2019

Published a story 21st Mar 2019 11:57 AM

CEYLON tea connoisseur Dona Perera is banking on the power of a hot cuppa to stimulate a good old fashioned chinwag.

Tranquil tea sweetens business deal

CEYLON tea connoisseur Dona Perera is banking on the power of a hot cuppa to stimulate a good old fashioned chinwag.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 4:19 PM

The Ethical Standards Command are involved after a double fatality at Peak Downs yesterday afternoon.

Peak Crossing crash killed children aged four and six

The Ethical Standards Command are involved after a double fatality at Peak Downs yesterday afternoon.

Published a story 17th Mar 2019 3:59 PM

AN IPSWICH earthmoving business is preparing to meet with the city's administrator as its management hatches a plan to resume a coal mining operation.

Coal mine bid within city limits

AN IPSWICH earthmoving business is preparing to meet with the city's administrator as its management hatches a plan to resume a coal mining operation.

Published a story 17th Mar 2019 3:57 PM

There wasn't a dry eye in the house when Senior Sergeant Gareth James was sent off in style after 39 years of service.

Tears flow as 'Papa Bear' calls time on career

There wasn't a dry eye in the house when Senior Sergeant Gareth James was sent off in style after 39 years of service.

Published a story 17th Mar 2019 3:53 PM

THE old saying "from small things big things grow” made famous by Kev Carmody and Paul Kelly certainly rings true for Ipswich business owner Claire Heffernan.

Sending our love to troops far away

THE old saying "from small things big things grow” made famous by Kev Carmody and Paul Kelly certainly rings true for Ipswich business owner Claire Heffernan.

Published a story 17th Mar 2019 3:50 PM

POLICE have praised the behaviour of the vast majority of the estimated 25,000 people who enjoyed some of the world's finest country music talent at Willowbank.

Happy campers defy any threat from above

POLICE have praised the behaviour of the vast majority of the estimated 25,000 people who enjoyed some of the world's finest country music talent at Willowbank.

Published a story 17th Mar 2019 3:46 PM

HEAVY rain and storms that battered country music fans at Willowbank over the weekend mysteriously dodged Ipswich, with only modest falls recorded at Amberley

Rain misses the mark at Ipswich

HEAVY rain and storms that battered country music fans at Willowbank over the weekend mysteriously dodged Ipswich, with only modest falls recorded at Amberley

Published a story 15th Mar 2019 4:29 PM

FOR THE past 37 years it has been the mountain of riches on Ipswich's western doorstep.

Ipswich closing lid on coal mining

FOR THE past 37 years it has been the mountain of riches on Ipswich's western doorstep.

Published a story 7th Mar 2019 5:17 PM

THERE are already signs of significant progress in the project to transform a massive abandoned warehouse.

$66 million reno rescue hitting milestones

THERE are already signs of significant progress in the project to transform a massive abandoned warehouse.

Published a story 6th Mar 2019 10:19 AM

Ipswich detectives are appealing for information from the public following the death of a man who sustained serious burns in a house fire.

Source of fatal house fire continues to elude detectives

Ipswich detectives are appealing for information from the public following the death of a man who sustained serious burns in a house fire.

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Born and bred in Ipswich, Andrew Korner has been at the Queensland Times since 2007. Over the past decade Andrew has covered country rounds, courts, police and emergency services and been editor of the Ipswich Advertiser. Andrew is currently the deputy editor of the Queensland Times.