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Hall is not lost for Camira residents

Members of a long-running social club in Camira breathed a sigh of relief after recently securing a new lease on their community hall.

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Law seeks tougher action on youth offenders

IPSWICH Mayor Teresa Harding has led calls for new legislation that pushes for harsher sentences and bail conditions to be reviewed for serious repeat youth offenders after Vyleen White’s death.

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Charities hampered by cost-of-living crisis

Essential volunteer-based services across Ipswich need help to cope with the impacts of rising cost-of-living pressures.

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Heritage Karalee -Ipswich100 Charity Bike Ride 25th Anniversary

One of southeast Queensland’s favourite charity bike rides, the Heritage Karalee - Ipswich100, is returning for the 25th anniversary event in March.

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What mow can be done

Ipswich residents have been stepping up to tackle the fast-growing grass in the wake of a wet season, with which the council has struggled to keep up.

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Grant open to help keep history alive

Discover the legacy of Viva Cribb and how her bursary supports projects preserving Ipswich's rich heritage. Apply now!

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Safe free workout at Queens Park

THIS Saturday, make an effort to be at Queens Park, at 8am and you will be rewarded with a free workout class.

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Mayor launches Sustainable Growth Campaign

Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding launched her Sustainable Growth campaign with over 200 supporters and volunteers at Riverview on the weekend.

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Expert busts myth about online shopping

IPSWICH local retailers were treated to a night of insights and inspiration last week, with one of Australia’s leading retail marketing experts and academics in town for a visit.

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Open court not the answer to reduce youth crime

Criminologist and Associate Professor at University of Southern Queensland (UNiSQ) Suzanne Reich claims opening the children’s court to media is not the solution to reduce youth crime.

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Smashing good food

THE Prince Alfred Hotel, more affectionately known as ‘the PA’, may be home to the longest serving restaurant in Ipswich

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Hop aboard sushi train for flavours of the East

AS ONE of the first restaurants to call the new Nicholas Street Precinct home, Sushi Hyo will soon be celebrating

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Entertainment

HARD QUIZ is back with its ninth series!

Watch Hard Quiz Series 9, Episode 4. Experts on Real Housewives, James Bond, Sydney Bridge, Victorian fashion compete for the

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Columns

Better arts home needed

Candidates for the Ipswich City Council election on 16 March are not getting much sleep at the moment.

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Flying through the glass ceiling

Air Vice-Marshal Di Turton saw her first conflict zone as a flying officer in Somalia, 1993, deploying with Air Lift

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RAAF Indigenous liaison officer showcases didgeridoo in Maldives

A didgeridoo brought to Maldives as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour (IPE) engagement activities will remain in the country as a

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Striving for excellence in young players

The development of young players is more about learning and loving the game first and foremost. Winning is not the

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Can we expect a miracle?

In writing this column I’m very aware that most readers, are Queenslanders and love their rugby league.

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Caring for your knees after 60: Tips to alleviate pain and promote joint health

As we age, our bodies undergo various changes, and one common issue that many individuals over the age of 60

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Does anybody cogitate anymore?

Join Geoff Hillier's introspective journey as he reflects on life's moments and the art of cogitating. Read more.

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Ten tips to support caregivers assist individuals with dementia

Discover vital tips for dementia caregivers. Learn how to provide compassionate care and support for loved ones with dementia.

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Driving continuity requires serious decision making

You still have your drivers license, the doctor says that it’s OK! for you to be out there driving on

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Explore the ins and outs of home buying

Learn essential tips from MDL Lawyers for buying property in Queensland, covering fixtures, chattels, and contract nuances.

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Queensland homes deserve better disaster insurance

Learn why REIQ is calling on government action to make insurance premiums manageable for all Queenslanders amid natural disasters.

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The ‘How’ is missing from Housing Plan, says REIQ

Explore the Real Estate Institute of QLD's take on the State Government's housing plan and its potential impact.

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Aim for the sky and grow your top veges

Learn how to increase your garden size using vertical gardening techniques. Grow more vegetables in limited space. Easy DIY guide!

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Clear financial objectives can provide a sense of purpose & security

Achieving real change with your money means knowing it’s never too late to get back on track with your financial

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Delivering Australians more choice of cars to save on rising petrol costs

The Federal Government said they are delivering more cars that are cheaper to run, giving motorists choice by introducing a

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There are real dragons about!

Discover intriguing facts about Komodo dragons, bearded dragons, frilled lizards, and water dragons. Learn about habitats and behaviors.

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There are real dragons about!

Discover intriguing facts about Komodo dragons, bearded dragons, frilled lizards, and water dragons. Learn about habitats and behaviors.

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Choosing your pet

Pets can be a great addition to any family. Besides offering companionship and affection, pets can help you and your

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Sculptures that link the past and present

Explore local history through art at Ipswich Art Gallery's Intertwined exhibition. Discover stories of Ipswich's past. Free entry.

Country zoo has the lion’s share of animals you won’t see elsewhere

IF you drive down the road from Gatton to Clifton, you might just stumble across a surprise. One of country

Centre a playful possible

PLAY will never be the same again if Area 51’s plan to build its new centre in Bundamba gets the

There are real dragons about!

Discover intriguing facts about Komodo dragons, bearded dragons, frilled lizards, and water dragons. Learn about habitats and behaviors.

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Diversity on offer in mix of old and new

TRAVELLING to China offers a captivating journey through a land that seamlessly blends ancient traditions with modern advancements.

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New Docs on the block

Karana Downs local Dylan Carpenter fulfills his dream as an Ipswich Hospital intern. Explore his medical journey and specialties.

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