October 2018

Published a story 23rd Oct 2018 10:41 AM

A VISIT to a beautician by Nyala Petherick Johnston to have her nails done turned to tragedy when her runaway car killed an Ipswich mother.

Witnesses recall horror of young mum killed by runaway car

A VISIT to a beautician by Nyala Petherick Johnston to have her nails done turned to tragedy when her runaway car killed an Ipswich mother.

Published a story 22nd Oct 2018 5:36 PM

A MAN accused of being intoxicated behind the wheel of a ute when it slammed into a house, has made a brief appearance before Ipswich Magistrates Court.

House bingle accused in court

A MAN accused of being intoxicated behind the wheel of a ute when it slammed into a house, has made a brief appearance before Ipswich Magistrates Court.

Published a story 21st Oct 2018 5:39 PM

Each week the QT names and shames drink and drug drivers appearing in the Ipswich Magistrates Court.

Names of 11 Ipswich motorists caught drunk and drug driving

Each week the QT names and shames drink and drug drivers appearing in the Ipswich Magistrates Court.

Published a story 19th Oct 2018 5:29 PM

UBER driver Jatin Gupta says he was left abandoned at midnight in a lonely industrial and bushland area when police suddenly pulled in behind him.

Uber driver mystery after man found 'abandoned'

UBER driver Jatin Gupta says he was left abandoned at midnight in a lonely industrial and bushland area when police suddenly pulled in behind him.

Published a story 18th Oct 2018 6:09 PM

HE flew into a rage at a job recruitment centre and kicked a hole in the wall.

Bundy Rum blamed for dad stealing replica gun, smashing door

HE flew into a rage at a job recruitment centre and kicked a hole in the wall.

Published a story 17th Oct 2018 4:58 PM

The 16-year-old son, brandishing a knife, ran from the house toward his father.

Father sentenced for attack after son shot by police

The 16-year-old son, brandishing a knife, ran from the house toward his father.

Published a story 17th Oct 2018 4:25 PM

"AWESOME, your honour," said Anji Parker, her face suddenly beaming with a broad smile as she appeared from jail on the courtroom video screen.

'Reckless' offender thanks magistrate who granted her parole

"AWESOME, your honour," said Anji Parker, her face suddenly beaming with a broad smile as she appeared from jail on the courtroom video screen.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 3:19 PM

A DAD of five who trafficked ice and drugs worth more than $32,000 has returned to court to face more charges.

'Stolen watches and a gold bar': Dealer faces more charges

A DAD of five who trafficked ice and drugs worth more than $32,000 has returned to court to face more charges.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 2:33 PM

A MAGISTRATE has been left stunned by 20-year-old convicted car thief Alex Gatt's "shocking" history of driving offences.

Crim sent down again after just four weeks of freedom

A MAGISTRATE has been left stunned by 20-year-old convicted car thief Alex Gatt's "shocking" history of driving offences.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 4:24 PM

IN THE dark of night just before midnight, a group of men in four utes dropped by the home of Christopher Ball and unloaded three large water and acid tanks.

Tank deal more than man bargains for accused

IN THE dark of night just before midnight, a group of men in four utes dropped by the home of Christopher Ball and unloaded three large water and acid tanks.

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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.