Ecco Ripley unveils their exclusive boutique offering

The new townhouses are under construction.

Modern, thoughtful design with cost saving energy-efficiency

Pleased to welcome new businesses

HERE TO HELP: Sarah Hardie is here to Ripley residents.

Sarah Hardie pleased to see so many new people moving into the area

Chatting with the spirits

Psychic-Medium Peter Williams will be the star of the High Tea with Spirit at Ballina Manor.

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Popular psychic-medium Peter Williams is coming to Ipswich

Have lunch with some footy legends

Broncos trainer and former player Allan Langer looks on during the round seven NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Newcastle Knights at Suncorp Stadium on April 16, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia.

Meet some of the best footy stars at a luncheon in Ipswich

A Disney classic returns to the stage

Hiba Elchikhe plays Princess Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin The Musical. Supplied by QPAC.

Relive the classic story of Aladdin at Brisbane's Lyric Theatre

Boxing champ Damien Hooper banned from Toowoomba

Boxer plans to fight domestic violence claims - and international bout

Mum's anguish watching son die in motorcycle crash

Brent Carrow died following a motorcycle crash at Bellbird Park on Monday.

'I felt my world shatter': 21yo dad dies following crash

SUPER DUMP: Koalas will be evicted to make way for landfill

After an outlandish start, orphaned koala Alfred - Alfie to his friends - is celebrated his first Wild Koala Day On May 3 at his new Ipswich home.

MP Jo-Ann Miller has slammed the proposal.

School's suspension rates halved by good behaviour plan

HOMELESS NO MORE: A Gladstone teen escaped his violent family and will in six weeks finish year 12 and start work in the region.Photo Luka Kauzlaric / The Observer

Ipswich schools top state for disciplinary action

Drug dealer sold $17.5m of ice over 18 months

Gatton man Luke Perrett was the co-director of a methamphetamine syndicate that shifted 65kg of the drug over 18 months before he was arrested and charged in late 2015.

'The magnitude (of the drug operation) was enormous'

'Humiliating’: Teen girl victim of Facebook revenge porn

EASY PORN: The hashtag #NSFW or Not Safe For Work is one of the biggest harbourers of X-rated material.

The posts insinuated she was cheap prostitute and porn star

Weather man Hally's rain gadget is an onion

WEATHER MAN: 78-year-old Halwyn Herrmann of Lowood predicts rainfall using onions.

How this 78-year-old can predict rain fall using an onion and salt

Mackay Airport runway closed after incident

An incident has occurred at Mackay Airport.

Ambulance crews treating person on tarmac

Coast hospital's misdiagnosis under investigation

MOUNT Coolum woman, Jennifer Hill, has a long recovery ahead after the Guillain-Barre Syndrome she was suffering was misdiagnosed by Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

The hospital misdiagnosis that may have proved fatal

'It's tearing my family apart': CQ mum's surgery heartbreak

BROKEN: Bianca Baxter with son Robert and husband Aiden play a waiting game at Yeppoon Hospital.

She's had 99 broken bones and every day is pain with no end in sight

I, Tonya star’s awkward run-in with Kate Middleton

Allison Janney on The James Corden Show.

ALLISON Janney has opened up about her awkward moment at the BAFTAs

Spot the diff between these two meals

A popular Instagram food account shows how just a few small changes can add or reduce calories in your meals.

EATING healthily isn’t always as easy at it looks.

TRIP FROM HELL: Qantas debacle that left me ‘traumatised’

Inside the Qantas flight. Picture: Ted

It was meant to be a dream trip. Instead, they were met with vomit

Surprise Bachelor of the Year named

Kim is proud to represent his community. Picture: Christian Gilles

'It’s such a diverse bunch of guys I didn’t know I had a chance to win'

Former police detective robbed servo, hotel to pay the rent

Michael Gordon Gilmont has been charged with robbing the Sarina Hotel and the Woolworths Caltex at Ooralea.

Drove around for hours working up the nerve

Justice at last for murdered teen bride

Jodie Fesus was found buried in Seven Mile Beach National Park camping ground following anonymous phone call.

A MAN is expected to be sentenced over the murder of his teenage bride more than 20...

Courageous cops come to pups’ rescue

Coen police officer Senior Constable Carey Allen with the two rescued puppies from Archer River.

Three Coen police officers rescued two five-week-old puppies

Mum dies ‘choking on chicken burger’

A woman has died after reportedly choking on a chicken burger (not pictured). Picture: Supplied

A woman has been found dead in her car at a Perth shopping centre

China faces surprising new crisis

China has relaxed its one-child policy, but women aren’t having more children.

Chinese government wants its urban citizens to reproduce

PM refuses to support Barnaby

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Washington, DC, ahead of his meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House. Picture: Nathan Edwards

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has refused to offer his support to his deputy

Operation that got me addicted

Nicki Hari was addicted to prescription painkillers and sleeping pills which she would buy online.

'I really loved having the feeling of the anaesthetic and just drifting off'

‘I’m pissed’: Dad’s plea to Trump

Andrew Pollack, father of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Meadow Jade Pollack, makes an impassioned plea

DONALD Trump looks set to tighten gun laws

‘Outrageous’: World’s best beach shambles

Manly beach, stunning yeah? Picture: Jo3ung

This is outrageous. And embarrassing. Outrageously embarrassing

Vile massacre conspiracy theory

A sickening conspiracy theory on the Florida shooting is making the rounds.

Conspiracy theories have plagued mass shootings for years

New details in cruise brawl drama

The fight on the ship has attracted worldwide attention.

NEW details have emerged about three families involved in the cruise ship brawl

'Supernan' jumps from plane for landmark birthday

UP IN THE AIR: Una Hammond knows how to celebrate an 85th birthday

It was absolutely fantastic, I wanted to do it again

Meg Lanning boost ahead of India tour

India wicketkeeper Sushma Verma looks on as Meg Lanning hits out during last year’s ICC Women's World Cup.

Meg Lanning to return for tour of India.

Pollie nicknames: the good, the bad and the hilarious

RED FACED: Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, in full flight during Question Time in December, demonstrates how the wags came up with the first part of his nickname Beetrooter.

Barnaby Joyce's new nickname inherits a proud Aussie tradition.

Cadbury denies ditching ‘Easter’

Erin Molan pictured for the BW Magazine Hot List 2017. Picture: Rohan Kelly

“How come they don’t say Easter anymore?”

Dad finds daughter’s heartbreaking texts

The British journalist shared pictures of the texts on Twitter this week.

A FATHER has shared the heartbreaking texts he discovered on his old phone

Alliance's fight over coal mine costs goes up in smoke

Lock the Gate QLD projects co-ordinator Ellie Smith says her group is disappointed at the decision about Blair Athol.

Group has no right to see decisions for mine transfer, judge finds

Nexus put on notice over Range Crossing

Toowoomba Second Range Crossing under construction by Nexus, Friday, February 2, 2018.

Drastic change in tone from government department.

Man finds shocking racial slur on takeaway receipt

A Taco Bell customer found a racial slur on his receipt. Picture: Facebook

AN ORDINARY, “fun night out” with friends was ruined

Teen dies after headphones ‘melt in her ears’

The girl’s grandmother told the doctor that they found her granddaughter unconscious, lying on the floor

A student has been electrocuted while using her charging mobile phone

Prime Sunshine Coast hinterland development site

Prime 4118sq m parcel of land situated within town centre