April 2019

Published a story 17th Apr 2019 12:15 PM

Party-goers heard the crash soon after a cranky guest left.

Failed chat up leads to drunken car crash

Party-goers heard the crash soon after a cranky guest left.

Published a story 16th Apr 2019 8:18 AM

One offender used a push bike to pedal his way to the house before he nicked the goods.

Thieves use bin, trailer to make off with goods

One offender used a push bike to pedal his way to the house before he nicked the goods.

Published a story 15th Apr 2019 4:24 PM

A step-dad charged with contravening a domestic violence order following an Ipswich incident involving four children, has not sought bail.

Step-dad stays in jail

A step-dad charged with contravening a domestic violence order following an Ipswich incident involving four children, has not sought bail.

Published a story 15th Apr 2019 12:43 PM

The player had both hands on his mobile phone instead of a footy.

Phone fidget, licence woes cost Bronco $10K

The player had both hands on his mobile phone instead of a footy.

Published a story 15th Apr 2019 10:20 AM

David Thornton's decomposing remains were found buried in a backyard near Ipswich.

Toxicology, Facebook issue in 'body in freezer' case

David Thornton's decomposing remains were found buried in a backyard near Ipswich.

Published a story 12th Apr 2019 5:11 PM

EXCLUSIVE: A couple busted by security with two bombs outside an Ipswich shopping centre have been released from jail.

Ipswich 'bombers' walk to freedom

EXCLUSIVE: A couple busted by security with two bombs outside an Ipswich shopping centre have been released from jail.

Published a story 11th Apr 2019 1:46 PM

The psychotic man was found sweaty and highly irrational on the streets.

Knife-wielding, drug-addled man scared of "Asian" gangs

The psychotic man was found sweaty and highly irrational on the streets.

Published a story 10th Apr 2019 4:33 PM

The lad's father was described as a poor role model and the crime blamed on him drinking with the old man.

Teen 'gets on the grog' with dad, robs mate at ATM

The lad's father was described as a poor role model and the crime blamed on him drinking with the old man.

Published a story 10th Apr 2019 12:07 PM

A triple whammy has hit hard on the life of a drunk driver busted doing smoking driveway burnouts that angered his fiance.

Burnouts and 10 beers see job, fiance and car up in smoke

A triple whammy has hit hard on the life of a drunk driver busted doing smoking driveway burnouts that angered his fiance.

Published a story 9th Apr 2019 2:44 PM

She pulled off a monster scam by falsely claiming she suffered Multiple Sclerosis.

$300K fraudster mum rips off Centrelink

She pulled off a monster scam by falsely claiming she suffered Multiple Sclerosis.

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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.