February 2021

Published a story 26th Feb 2021 5:24 PM

Defendant claims his early morning behaviour did not put other people at risk

Costly mistake for motorcyclist clocked at 168km/h

Defendant claims his early morning behaviour did not put other people at risk

Published a story 26th Feb 2021 2:35 PM

One of two sisters who faced trial for assault has been found guilty this week

Woman found guilty of assault on love rival’s dad

One of two sisters who faced trial for assault has been found guilty this week

Published a story 26th Feb 2021 2:19 PM

Police arrested a young man at gun point following a dangerous pursuit through Ipswich

‘Breathtaking’: Jailed 20-year-old’s shocking history

Police arrested a young man at gun point following a dangerous pursuit through Ipswich

Published a story 26th Feb 2021 9:32 AM

A magistrate has told a man he must stop ignoring court orders if he wants to stay out of jail

Road rage truck driver should not have been behind wheel

A magistrate has told a man he must stop ignoring court orders if he wants to stay out of jail

Published a story 26th Feb 2021 8:38 AM

A woman charged with multiple acts of dishonesty has admitted she cannot handle her drug issues

Mum admits ice led her to commit acts of ‘stupidity’

A woman charged with multiple acts of dishonesty has admitted she cannot handle her drug issues

Published a story 25th Feb 2021 4:16 PM

A police dog didn’t have far to go while tracking a man who broke into an Ipswich real estate agency

Thief hits business across the road from home

A police dog didn’t have far to go while tracking a man who broke into an Ipswich real estate agency

Published a story 25th Feb 2021 9:51 AM

The victim of an alleged assault suffered injuries similar to those seen in a car accident, a jury has heard

Man found not guilty of party assault charge

The victim of an alleged assault suffered injuries similar to those seen in a car accident, a jury has heard

Published a story 24th Feb 2021 2:23 PM

A jury has heard a recorded interview where two sister deny taking a weapon to a house during an alleged assault

Sisters deny using knife in alleged assault

A jury has heard a recorded interview where two sister deny taking a weapon to a house during an alleged assault

Published a story 24th Feb 2021 12:58 PM

An Ipswich court has heard further details on the shocking death of a man at Springfield in 2019.

Witnesses to be called for committal over father’s death

An Ipswich court has heard further details on the shocking death of a man at Springfield in 2019.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2021 12:15 PM

A man was slashed four times after arranging to meet for a fist fight in an Ipswich park

‘Stab him’: Jilted lover egged on by mates in park fight

A man was slashed four times after arranging to meet for a fist fight in an Ipswich park

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.