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IPSWICH: Candidate pulls out of council election following online attacks

(Photo: Kpravin2. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.) A local businessman has pulled out the election race for the Ipswich City Council after being a victim of vicious online attacks. Ipswich Pro Drive owner Dave Cullen had been running for Division 4 in the March poll. He...

People power victory saves Mt.Lofty & it's Koala population.

Those lobbying against Defence Housing Australia's controversial Mount Lofty housing development have had a win, after learning the estate's plans will be scrapped. D.H.A announced on Friday it would revoke its development application with Toowoomba's Regional Council, for the 342-lot project at the former rifle range site, on the Toowoomba Range...

Ipswich Council in caretaker mode, with the launch of local election campaigns.

The Electoral Commission of Queensland officially opened candidate nominations on Saturday, after the launch of 2020 local government election campaigns. Ipswich voters, along with others across the state, will go to the polls on March 28th to elect a new Council, a new Mayor and two representatives in each of four...

New tourism plan to bring back Boot-scooters & C & W music fans.

Queensland Tourism is using Ipswich to lure country music diehards from Nashville to the Sunshine State. The latest tourism drive is looking to entice the Tennessee city, that boasts almost a million country music fans. The State government hopes U.S tourists will stop by to see Queensland's events...including C.M.C Rocks and the...

Another alleged domestic violence attack in Ipswich, as D.V.O breaches soar.

A North Ipswich man is set to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court, over an alleged domestic violence assault of a woman in Booval. The 29-year-old was arrested and charged on Friday night, after allegedly holding a 28-year-old woman against her will in a unit while subjecting her to physical and...

Man shot and killed by Police

A Man has been shot and killed by Police in Brisbane's CBD this morning. It is believed that the man was armed with a knife and was shot to protect the public at around 10:20.  The incident occured near the Westin Hotel in the vicinity of Mary and Edward streets where...

North Ipswich man arrested for domestic violence and deprivation of liberty

  A 29-year-old North Ipswich man has been arrested and charged following the assault of a woman in Booval last light. It is alleged that the man held the 28-year-old woman against her will in a unit while subjecting her to physical and verbal abuse.  Furthermore, it is alleged the woman was...

BREAKING NEWS: Tahiata guilty of Logan toolbox double murders

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) Tuhirangi-Thomas Tahiata has been found guilty of murdering two people who died in a toolbox in a dam at Logan.  The Brisbane Supreme Court jury handed down the verdict this afternoon after four days of deliberations.  The jury found that Tahiata intentionally helped to kill Cory Breton and...

Jury still out in Logan toolbox double murders trial

(Photo: Orderinchaos. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.)  Jury deliberations are continuing for a fourth day in the Logan toolbox double murders trial.  Tuhirangi-Thomas Tahiata has pleaded not guilty in the Brisbane Supreme Court to murdering Cory Breton and Iuliana Triscaru by forcing them into...

Demonstrators to take to the streets after family murdered

(Photo: Eistreter. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.)  A rally to honour those who have lost their lives to domestic violence will be held outside Queensland Parliament in Brisbane this afternoon. The event from midday comes days after Rowan Baxter killed his estranged wife Hannah...
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