November 2018

Published a story 21st Nov 2018 12:35 PM

SNOOZING beside the road in his newly purchased black Holden Commodore, Ryan Swan drew the wrong kind of attention.

New car pickup costs buyer dearly

SNOOZING beside the road in his newly purchased black Holden Commodore, Ryan Swan drew the wrong kind of attention.

Published a story 21st Nov 2018 11:29 AM

SHE was the girl next door who became the reluctant target of a young man's desires.

Stalker's target feared for her safety

SHE was the girl next door who became the reluctant target of a young man's desires.

Published a story 20th Nov 2018 5:30 PM

A TRADIE'S jaw was broken and his $2000 pokies win stolen after he apparently put the hard word on two brothers.

Brothers bash, rob pokies winner in hotel room

A TRADIE'S jaw was broken and his $2000 pokies win stolen after he apparently put the hard word on two brothers.

Published a story 20th Nov 2018 5:19 PM

A HAMMER attack left a dad bloodied with facial fractures after a group of men crashed through a door of his cabin to attack him.

Hammer blows draw blood, break bones in nasty home invasion

A HAMMER attack left a dad bloodied with facial fractures after a group of men crashed through a door of his cabin to attack him.

Published a story 18th Nov 2018 5:15 PM

Each week the QT publishes the names of people caught by police driving with alcohol or drugs in their system.

The 17 latest motorists to get caught drink or drug driving

Each week the QT publishes the names of people caught by police driving with alcohol or drugs in their system.

Published a story 18th Nov 2018 4:46 PM

There was no stopping Andrew Robert Daley as he bounced his way across paddocks, zigzagged around trees, crashed through farm fences and gates.

VIDEO: Car thief's driving spooks cows ready for milking

There was no stopping Andrew Robert Daley as he bounced his way across paddocks, zigzagged around trees, crashed through farm fences and gates.

Published a story 18th Nov 2018 4:40 PM

Renae Platen, had a $150 haul of gear that she'd sneakily lifted from four stores at Ipswich's Riverlink Shopping Centre.

Banned mother uses pram for getaway in Bonds undies heist

Renae Platen, had a $150 haul of gear that she'd sneakily lifted from four stores at Ipswich's Riverlink Shopping Centre.

Published a story 16th Nov 2018 4:23 PM

UNPAID-for cosmetics and groceries were found stashed in the trolley of Ipswich mum and thrifty shopper Angela Bell.

Shopaholic mum busted 32 times

UNPAID-for cosmetics and groceries were found stashed in the trolley of Ipswich mum and thrifty shopper Angela Bell.

Published a story 16th Nov 2018 4:18 PM

WHEN a woman's treasured crystal glassware was stolen it was inexplicably found in a man's garage more than 20km away.

Stolen glassware uncovered, actual thief still a mystery

WHEN a woman's treasured crystal glassware was stolen it was inexplicably found in a man's garage more than 20km away.

Published a story 15th Nov 2018 5:39 PM

AN IPSWICH court has heard how a mum caught at nearly three times the limit with children in the car had several previous convictions for drink driving.

Mum's four wines put her over

AN IPSWICH court has heard how a mum caught at nearly three times the limit with children in the car had several previous convictions for drink driving.

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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.