September 2019

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 6:57 AM

RSL Ipswich sub branch deputy president and advocate Michael Blaine was just one of the thousands to join the International Force to East Timor in 1999.

Special day for Timor vet, Ipswich honours INTERFET forces

RSL Ipswich sub branch deputy president and advocate Michael Blaine was just one of the thousands to join the International Force to East Timor in 1999.

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 6:51 AM

An Ipswich couple's grief turned to heartbreak when they received an unexpected call regarding a cat they'd given up for dead or stolen almost eight years ago.

Heartbreak twist after beloved pet missing for years found

An Ipswich couple's grief turned to heartbreak when they received an unexpected call regarding a cat they'd given up for dead or stolen almost eight years ago.

Published a story 19th Sep 2019 9:19 AM

A MAN suffered a serious head injury in a crash near Boonah early Thursday morning

Man sufferes serious head injury in crash

A MAN suffered a serious head injury in a crash near Boonah early Thursday morning

Published a story 15th Sep 2019 5:42 PM

THERE are several big issues facing Ipswich and its people in the years to come, but among them is a burning subject that refuses to deteriorate

Down in dumps city needs hero: Could Ursula be it?

THERE are several big issues facing Ipswich and its people in the years to come, but among them is a burning subject that refuses to deteriorate

Published a story 15th Sep 2019 5:42 PM

YEARS of standing up for her city on matters of environmental significance have culminated in Ursula Monsiegneur taking a step into local politics.

Stopping dumps at top of mayoral candidate's priority list

YEARS of standing up for her city on matters of environmental significance have culminated in Ursula Monsiegneur taking a step into local politics.

Published a story 9th Sep 2019 3:35 PM

Danger continues with serious fire conditions remaining

Tiring fire crews plead for common sense as threat continues

Danger continues with serious fire conditions remaining

Published a story 6th Sep 2019 11:04 AM

FIREFIGHTERS across the Ipswich region are keeping a close eye on the weather over the coming hours as they brace for severe bushfire conditions.

Bushfire conditions to escalate this afternoon

FIREFIGHTERS across the Ipswich region are keeping a close eye on the weather over the coming hours as they brace for severe bushfire conditions.

Published a story 5th Sep 2019 10:22 AM

REGIONAL fire chief Alan Gillespie is warning of potentially catastrophic fire conditions in Ipswich's rural areas today, as hot north-westerly winds ramp up.

Worst fire threat in generations: Chief's urgent warning

REGIONAL fire chief Alan Gillespie is warning of potentially catastrophic fire conditions in Ipswich's rural areas today, as hot north-westerly winds ramp up.

Published a story 4th Sep 2019 1:59 PM

THE DAYS are counting down for Ipswich's last operational coal mine.

Ipswich's last operating coal mine down to final months

THE DAYS are counting down for Ipswich's last operational coal mine.

Published a story 3rd Sep 2019 1:12 PM

THE region's chief rural firefighter says the combination of extreme dry and heat this week is creating potentially disastrous conditions for a bush fire.

'So dry it's dangerous': Fire chief doubles up response

THE region's chief rural firefighter says the combination of extreme dry and heat this week is creating potentially disastrous conditions for a bush 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.