August 2018

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 4:28 PM

Police found her with mates riding in a stolen BMW but Kristie-Lee Zernike says she had no idea the luxury car was stolen.

BMW driver had 'no idea' the car was stolen

Police found her with mates riding in a stolen BMW but Kristie-Lee Zernike says she had no idea the luxury car was stolen.

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 4:18 PM

An Ipswich mum of five pleaded guilty to failing her obligation as a parent

Mum charged after her child missed 121 school days

An Ipswich mum of five pleaded guilty to failing her obligation as a parent

Published a story 17th Aug 2018 1:12 PM

ACCUSED of throwing rocks on his neighbour's roof at 1am, a disgruntled Kirryn Griffiths was apparently annoyed about a barking dog.

'Toe to toe, skin to skin' threat as dog act sees rocks fly

ACCUSED of throwing rocks on his neighbour's roof at 1am, a disgruntled Kirryn Griffiths was apparently annoyed about a barking dog.

Published a story 16th Aug 2018 3:40 PM

PEEVED his train was late, a mad James Isaka Ghee kicked out with his feet into a ticket machine then used them to fell a fence.

Ticked off commuter lashes out at ticket machine, fence

PEEVED his train was late, a mad James Isaka Ghee kicked out with his feet into a ticket machine then used them to fell a fence.

Published a story 15th Aug 2018 4:39 PM

DAD-to-be Kenneth Shenton was spotted by a woman as he tried to take off with her handbag.

Hapless handbag thief caught in the act

DAD-to-be Kenneth Shenton was spotted by a woman as he tried to take off with her handbag.

Published a story 15th Aug 2018 11:58 AM

AN Ipswich man caught driving when suspended says he hadn’t understood how the system worked when police intercepted his car.

Unpaid tolls catch up with suspended driver

AN Ipswich man caught driving when suspended says he hadn’t understood how the system worked when police intercepted his car.

Published a story 14th Aug 2018 4:23 PM

HE went off the rails and committed numerous crimes including drug driving, stealing and burglary.

Ipswich father free despite 40 offences

HE went off the rails and committed numerous crimes including drug driving, stealing and burglary.

Published a story 13th Aug 2018 4:05 PM

A CASH-STRAPPED mum trying to get pregnant stole from her boss to help fund her ongoing IVF program.

Woman stole to pay 'significant costs' of IVF program

A CASH-STRAPPED mum trying to get pregnant stole from her boss to help fund her ongoing IVF program.

July 2018

Published a story 17th Jul 2018 4:39 PM

A JACKPOT misfired with no winners when a mum's fun night out on the pokies with her two daughters erupted into mayhem.

No winners as women's pokies night ends in all out brawl

A JACKPOT misfired with no winners when a mum's fun night out on the pokies with her two daughters erupted into mayhem.

Published a story 12th Jul 2018 5:31 PM

Driver Jarrod Lawlor is accused of crashing into a motorcyclist and leaving the accident scene without helping the badly injured rider.

Driver to challenge 'callous disregard' in hit and run case

Driver Jarrod Lawlor is accused of crashing into a motorcyclist and leaving the accident scene without helping the badly injured rider.

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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.