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Latest news updates and Editorials as featured in Ipswich Local Magazine

Tribute to Vietnam vets

Tribute to Vietnam vets

ONCE scorned by many of their countrymen, those who served in the Vietnam War were finally honoured when Australia paused to mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the nation’s involvement in the conflict.

Welcome to new hospital

Welcome to new hospital

IT’S far from being the complete answer to fix the overcrowding issues at Ipswich Hospital’s Emergency Department, but it will help.

Subsidy increased for travelling patients

Subsidy increased for travelling patients

A TRAVEL subsidy for patients who access essential health care away from their home communities will be increased to help vulnerable Queenslanders manage cost of living pressures.

Dust off your boots

Dust off your boots

Australia’s leading country music festival, CMC Rocks QLD, has confirmed the event is returning to Ipswich next year to mark a nine year connection with the district. Willowbank Raceway will host another sensational event headlined by the world’s hottest international and local country music superstars, with a full artist line-up to be announced in the…

175 years is a special celebration

175 years is a special celebration

The year was 1847, pre-separation “Queensland” and exploration throughout the South Pacific was forged in exciting directions.

Our Starr in Paris

Our Starr in Paris

Situated at the foothills of Montmartre, La Nouvelle Eve Cabaret is one of the oldest and most elegant revue theatres in Paris, France.

The healthcare boost we need

The healthcare boost we need

EARLY construction works have begun on a project that will transform healthcare for Springfield and the Western Corridor.

Were we really better off years ago?

Were we really better off years ago?

AS I write this column, thunder is rattling the windows, rain is pelting down, a severe storm predicted for yesterday, arrived this afternoon.

Olive cracked the war codes

Olive cracked the war codes

WHEN Olive “Bluey” Pugh volunteered to serve her country in 1943 she was still a young teenager at 18 years of age living with her parents.

Money and your mental health

Money and your mental health

Whether you’re trying to make ends meet or dealing with other money issues, the link between finances and mental health is real and complex.