May 2018

Published a story 21st May 2018 4:27 PM

Councillors met publicly for the first time since Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe announced that he would begin the process to dismiss the council

Sombre councillors return to chambers as dismissal looms

Councillors met publicly for the first time since Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe announced that he would begin the process to dismiss the council

Published a story 21st May 2018 2:46 PM

Councillors were handed a range of options to deal with the bat colonies.

Council puts flying-fox colonies in its crosshairs

Councillors were handed a range of options to deal with the bat colonies.

Published a story 18th May 2018 3:04 PM

P.L, Travers the author of <em>Mary Poppins</em> grew up in Ipswich in the early 1900s.

Concept to promote city's link to world-famous nanny

P.L, Travers the author of Mary Poppins grew up in Ipswich in the early 1900s.

Published a story 18th May 2018 3:01 PM

At an estimated cost of $8.4 billion, the Inland Rail Project will connect regional Australia to domestic and international markets

Your say wanted as nation's $8.4b project rolls into Ipswich

At an estimated cost of $8.4 billion, the Inland Rail Project will connect regional Australia to domestic and international markets

Published a story 18th May 2018 2:16 PM

In the letter, Federal Sport Minister Bridget McKenzie said there was no funding under her portfolio for the project.

The cash gap stalling Springfield's stadium

In the letter, Federal Sport Minister Bridget McKenzie said there was no funding under her portfolio for the project.

Published a story 18th May 2018 1:29 PM

The detail is buried deep inside Queensland's Local Government Act 2009.

Dismissed councillors can recontest election, with a catch

The detail is buried deep inside Queensland's Local Government Act 2009.

Published a story 18th May 2018 1:11 PM

Despite the dangling guillotine, the mood among most of the councillors is one of optimism.

Councillor responds to claims 'they knew about misconduct'

Despite the dangling guillotine, the mood among most of the councillors is one of optimism.

Published a story 17th May 2018 5:20 PM

THE Deputy Premier has released a letter from the chairman of the Crime and Corruption Commission to disprove the LNP's claim she had received 326 complaints.

Letters reveal opposition wrong about 326 council complaints

THE Deputy Premier has released a letter from the chairman of the Crime and Corruption Commission to disprove the LNP's claim she had received 326 complaints.

Published a story 17th May 2018 4:08 PM

Polair tracked the vehicle as it drove at high speeds, on the wrong side of the road and through a red light before stopping at a Redbank Plains home.

VIDEO: Police chopper tracks stolen car driven dangerously

Polair tracked the vehicle as it drove at high speeds, on the wrong side of the road and through a red light before stopping at a Redbank Plains home.

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