April 2018

Published a story 24th Apr 2018 1:41 PM

Only two months after the council agreed to remove 25,000 books from the library shelves, it will again discuss the matter at the next meeting in May.

Pensioner claims first victory in fight for library services

Only two months after the council agreed to remove 25,000 books from the library shelves, it will again discuss the matter at the next meeting in May.

Published a story 24th Apr 2018 1:07 PM

Mayor Andrew Antoniolli slams colleagues' surprise library, recycling motions as a 'bolt out of the blue'.

Councillors squabble over 'not getting their own way'

Mayor Andrew Antoniolli slams colleagues' surprise library, recycling motions as a 'bolt out of the blue'.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2018 5:03 PM

Ipswich City Council sets date to absorb Ipswich Events Corporation and deliver major events across the city.

Council takes control of events corporation staff, assets

Ipswich City Council sets date to absorb Ipswich Events Corporation and deliver major events across the city.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2018 4:59 PM

Councillor reveals whistleblower told him about routine dumping of recycling in landfill during the past three months, mayor denies knowledge.

Claims recycling has been 'dumped in landfill for months'

Councillor reveals whistleblower told him about routine dumping of recycling in landfill during the past three months, mayor denies knowledge.

Published a story 15th Apr 2018 3:54 PM

A week of lugging 18 kilograms on a trek across Ipswich would be enough to cripple most people - but not The Bear

Google Trekker keeping good time one week on

A week of lugging 18 kilograms on a trek across Ipswich would be enough to cripple most people - but not The Bear

Published a story 14th Apr 2018 8:13 PM

The QT can reveal that mid-last week the council's officers scrambled to audit and "properly collate and record" about one dozen items acquired by Antoniolli.

CCC take bike from mayor, memorabilia items audited

The QT can reveal that mid-last week the council's officers scrambled to audit and "properly collate and record" about one dozen items acquired by Antoniolli.

Published a story 13th Apr 2018 5:03 PM

With historical records sketchy, the council took the man's word.

'I think it's totally wrong': Council grant man free grave

With historical records sketchy, the council took the man's word.

Published a story 13th Apr 2018 3:23 PM

The former Ipswich City Council employee is expected to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on May 2.

Former council employee hit with another CCC charge

The former Ipswich City Council employee is expected to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on May 2.

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