Author: Brenton Waters

Ipswich Quiz: Week 8 brain busters

Wrap your head around our weekly quiz about Ipswich. There’s no phone a friend, and we didn’t survey an audience of 100 people. There are 10 questions, with bragging rights at stake … until next week when we bring you 10 more brain busters. Don't miss your weekly brain bender. Get it sent free to your email address Now you've got me...

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Where the Queen’s Baton Relay will go in Ipswich

The route the Queen’s Baton Relay will take in Ipswich.   The Queen’s Baton Relay will make its way through some of Ipswich’s most iconic locations when it visits the city next year in the lead up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Baton will visit Ipswich on 29 March, 2018 beginning at Ipswich State High School about 2.40pm. From here, it will travel along Hunter Street and turn right onto Pine Mountain Road. It will continue along Pine Mountain Road before making its way onto North Street, via Wyndham Street. From here it will head for The...

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Big things are happening at Small Creek

Something big is happening to Small Creek at Raceview. Running between Whitehill and Warwick roads, the concrete drain is about to get a makeover as it’s returned to a natural waterway. It’s no small task returning a concrete channel into a flourishing natural waterway. Ipswich First caught up with those behind this ambitious project to find out their ‘recipe’ for success. Ingredients: 1 x concrete channel (Ours is 1.6km long) Lots of willing community members An open mind and no preconceptions 1 x Engineering consultancy 1 x Landscape architect 1 x Geomorphologist (a person who studies creeks, rivers and...

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Ipswich Quiz: Week 7 brain busters

Wrap your head around our weekly quiz about Ipswich. There’s no phone a friend, and we didn’t survey an audience of 100 people. There are 10 questions, with bragging rights at stake … until next week when we bring you 10 more brain busters. Don't miss your weekly brain bender. Get it sent free to your email address Now you've got me...

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Is this Ipswich’s best kept beauty therapy secret?

One of the most constructive ways for TAFE beauty students to learn is by putting what they know into practice. That means you’re the winner – a $20 pedicure, $20 massage or $14 gel toenails to name but a few of the many bargains. And we’re assured it’s one of the highest quality services in town. Helping people feel good about how they look gives Lauren Weiss (pictured above) a real buzz. A student at TAFE Queensland’s Ipswich campus at Bundamba, Lauren is just weeks away from completing a Diploma in Beauty Therapy. She is part of a team of...

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