January 2016

Commented on a story 30th Jan 2016 5:01 PM

RATEPAYERS could be forced to pay thousands of dollars in legal fees and damages after Ipswich City Council lost a dogged campaign against Patricia Petersen.

Council loses sign battle against Patricia Petersen

"Ah ICC using rate payers money again to defend their actions."

Commented on a story 30th Jan 2016 4:26 PM

THE government could slug motorists a toll to use the new Ipswich Motorway after rejecting $279 million in funding towards the project.

Ipswich Motorway upgrades could be up to decade away

"THE government could slug motorists a toll to use the new Ipswich Motorway. Labor will do it."

Commented on a story 27th Jan 2016 11:31 AM

IPSWICH City Council CEO Jim Lindsay has explained why council had to spend $83,000 to fend off Right to Information (RTI) requests from The Courier Mail.

Council was forced to defend media RTI request: Lindsay

"If you have nothing to hide you have nothing to defend and waste rate payers money on lawyers. Honest..."

Commented on a story 21st Jan 2016 8:19 PM

MAYOR Paul Pisasale has defended the employment of his wife on council, saying he needed a driver because of his MS condition.

Pisasale says former CEO suggested wife as chauffeur

"Easy to blame the bloke that is not there any more."

Commented on a story 7th Jan 2016 8:04 AM

SPECULATION is rife Bundamba MP Jo-Ann Miller is on the verge of quitting politics, with the CFMEU jockeying to parachute its preferred candidate into her seat.

Miller to quit? CFMEU ready to swoop with new candidate

"About time the gravy train stopped for Miller."

December 2015

Commented on a story 9th Dec 2015 4:16 PM

CONSTRUCTION is well underway at the former Bremer High School site with developers looking for the shopping centre to open in early 2017.

Construction starts on the former Bremer High School site

"Ipswich City Council bought the land from the State Government, then sold it on. For Months there were..."

November 2015

Commented on a story 17th Nov 2015 10:37 AM

PAULINE Hanson has been tagged "a national security risk" by Cr Paul Tully in the wake of her inflammatory remarks since the Paris terrorist attacks.

Pauline Hanson a national security risk, says Tully

"In this day and age anyone who bury their heads in the sand and can not see that a Paris attack could..."

Commented on a story 10th Nov 2015 5:39 PM

PLANS to reopen the Ipswich mall to the Bremer River have reignited calls to develop the disused Ipswich Transit Centre.

Pisasale urges state to gift Bell Street site to the city

"The Mayor now wants this site to be gifted. Or is it already owned by council? And the Mayor is trying..."

October 2015

Commented on a story 14th Oct 2015 8:06 PM

FLEDGLING mayoral candidate Gary Duffy has refused to speak with the Queensland Times about allegations he aired on Brisbane radio.

Mayoral candidate refuses to speak with QT after 4BC chat

"Why would Mr Duffy bother wasting his breath on a paper which backs the present council and Mayor..."

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