They call him the kangaroo catcher

Michael Purcell ran the New York Marathon in front of 47,000 screaming fans as a teenager.

Meet Michael Purcell, the 23-year-old flying Ipswich Jets winger

Budget boost helps to put infrastructure and environment first

Cr Paul Tully with the thumb tacks that have been laced by vandals with dog food at Augustine Heights.

Under the program 500,000 trees will be planted over the next five

Full steam ahead at Ecco Ripley

Sekisui House is in the last stages of approvals for additional extensive parklands and open spaces at Lighthaven.

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Town set for 2km 'traffic jam' of trucks, bikes and cars

A convoy at the Castlemaine truck show, November 22.
Photo Graham Harsant / Big Rigs

More than 150 vehicles on the high street

Family night fun for Father’s Day

Kids can get crafty and create a special gift for dad

Wacky and wonderful scientists to come out after dark

Ipswich rail museum

Ipswich rail museum brings celebration of science

Teddy bears are having a picnic

Playgroup Tasmania’s Annual Teddy Bear’s Picnic

The family fun day will be on September 9

Things to do this weekend

MAGIC BOY: Ipswich's own teenage magician will perform at the Fourthchild on Saturday night.

What's on in Ipswich

Things to do this weekend

Spinners and Weavers Anzac display at Cooneanna. Tracy Blackburn, Damaris Parker and Sandy Marriott

What's on in Ipswich

ROAD TEST: Mini John Cooper Works Countryman

Long, high and wearing a performance badge, the practical five-door combines interior space with admirable pace

How much you really need to earn to lead a 'reasonable' life

MONEY MONEY MONEY: It's time to start sorting out those dockets and getting organised for tax time.
Photo Candyce Braithwaite / Warwick Daily News

New study talks how much Aussies need to earn to live healthy

Seniors are 'highest risk' of substance abuse

Researchers from the South London Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Flinders University in Adelaide have found that seniors are consuming alcohol and drugs at alarming rates.

"People over 50 have higher rates than younger age groups."

Beef cake Nissan Navara ute looks better in black

Only 500 Nissan Navara N-Sport Black Editions have been produced, starting from $54,490 plus on-roads.

Only 500 units will be available.

Toowoomba Hospital ED at risk of extra 7000 patients

Medical students who have experienced the rural lifestyle first-hand are more likely to move rural, than those who have stayed metropolitan.

Cuts to after hours GP Medicare rebates could force thousands to ED

Aussies avoiding their neighbours says research

One in five people admitted to fighting with a neighbour.

Some cooking sauces contain '90 times more salt'

The World Health Organisation recommends people consume no more than 5mg of salt per day.

Cooking sauces are a great risk to our health, says nutritionist.

Massive talent from little folk on show in Little Big Shots

Shane Jacobson has as much fun as his guests as wunderkinds show off their skills in Seven's new talent show.

‘I’m pissed off’: Bachelorette finally loses it

Matty is made take Elise on a date by her dad.

UNREST is brewing in the Bachelor mansion.

What's on the big screen this week

Domhnall Gleeson and Tom Cruise in a scene from American Made.

TOM Cruise is flying high in Doug Liman's drug drama American Made.

Bride and Prejudice's Chris reveals more family heartache

Grant and Chris feature on the TV series Bride & Prejudice. Supplied by Channel 7.

His dad’s health has dealt a massive blow to their happy life

Nicole's ready to bust out of Doctor Doctor's love triangle

Nicole da Silva stars in season two of Doctor Doctor.

New season gets a fresh injection of relationship dilemmas.

MOVIE REVIEW: Tom Cruise flying high again in drug drama

Tom Cruise plays pilot Barry Seal in the movie American Made.

FILM STAR delivers his best performance in some time.