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.

The Town Centre was recently bolstered by a second anchor tenant

One-stop shop brings life to leasing

Part of the Race Property team, leasing manager Lewis Torkington and director Meagan Wakefield.

The Ipswich population is now well past 200,000

Enjoy the sweet side of going sugar-free

Katherine Beresford has improved her health by going sugar free.

Katherine started a blog to help others.

A FAMILY GUTTED: Girlfriend beats kids to $350k inheritance

DANIEL Leverton was just 40 years old when he died suddenly, leaving behind two young daughters.

The 19 fugitives police are hunting: Do you recognise them?

Do you know any of these 19 people wanted by police?

MAYORAL RACE: Larissa Waters boosts Morrissey's campaign

BOOST: Former Greens senator Larissa Waters was in Ipswich today handing out how to vote cards for Brett Morrissey at Camira State School

Former Greens senator hands out how-to-votes at Camira

Teen rapist grew up watching porn, caused family break-up

The boy raped his female relative, who was not interested in restorative justice approaches.

Boy said it was experimentation. Court says it's rape.

Abuser who stalked woman was found hiding under bed

Horrors of nightmare relationship recounted.

WATCH: Dramatic footage of teen arrest on Warrego Hwy

The BMW was stopped near Helidon by stingers on the Warrego Hwy.

Three teens charged over dramatic Warrego Hwy pursuit at Gatton

Ready to vote? Fears Turnbull could call early election

Malcolm Turnbull may call an early election to help save his struggling government.

If disqualified, it would mean a 25% of Nationals shouldn't be there

Witness describes seeing body of woman found in creek

Police investigators hold up a large white sheet to cover the body of a woman found in West Creek in Kearneys Spring on August 21, 2017.

A woman on her morning walk discovered the body in a creek

Motorcyclist busted at 100kmh on Esplanade

ROAD SAFETY: Police will be out in force this week to crack down on road offences across the Fraser Coast, as part of Road Safety Week.

The man was caught doing 40kmh over the limit.

'We were putting out the flames with a Bunnings backpack'

A bushfire at Hydeaway Bay burning August 21, 2017.

The fire is now headed towards another suburb in the region.

Pacquiao vs Horn re-match to go ahead in Qld

Jeff Horn at the Australian Olympic Games boxing team announcement on April 2, 2012 at the AIS in Canberra.

Pacquiao vs Horn re-match to go ahead

One punch at football sends girl to hospital

ONE PUNCH: Tamica Vo, 16, was taken to hospital after she claims she was punched in the face at a weekend rugby league game in Bundy.

Player suffers post-concussion syndrome and seizures

Sarah Hanson-Young blows up at Pauline on Sunrise

One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson is seen wearing a burqa during Senate Question Time at Parliament House. Picture: AAPSource:AAP

Hanson demands apology after fiery clash with Greens Senator

Baby-faced killer wants to be ‘rewarded’

Daniel Kelsall is appealing his sentence for the murder of Morgan Huxley. Picture: AAP Image/Nikki Short.

Morgan Huxley killer Daniel Kelsall appeals sentence for murder

New mum reportedly cut in two by hospital lift

The Our Lady of Valme Hospital in Seville, Spain. Picture: Google Maps.Source:Supplied

New mum reportedly cut in two by malfunctioning hospital lift

Who gets to keep the engagement ring if you break up?

WHO gets to keep the diamond ring when an engagement is called off?

Who gets to keep the ring when an engagement is called off?

When is it not okay to text in sick?

Should you chuck an “SMS sickie”?

2 sick 4 work soz: When is it not OK to text?

Road rage driver rams P-Plater for hogging lane

The Landcruiser swerves into the other vehicle. Picture: Dash Cam Owners Australia

The incident is the latest in a spate of sickening road rage incidents

Jail for man who exposed penis to service station worker

FEELING HUNGRY: Tony Stewart walked to Hungry Jack's without pants on after being caught naked in the female showers at a Bundaberg caravan park.

36-year-old found naked in female shower block

North Korea singles out Australia

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un.

North Korea warns Australia has committed a ‘suicidal act’

Children die after mum tries to 'teach them a lesson'

Cynthia Randolph, 25, was arrested in June after her two children died when they were found in a hot car. Picture: Parker County Sheriff's Office

Mother charged with killing children by locking them in hot car

America’s super nukes can reach anywhere on Earth in 30 mins

An unarmed Minuteman III missile launches from Vandenberg air force Base, California in August. Picture: AP

They are 20 times more powerful than the atomic bomb

‘The most horrific crime we’ve seen’

Three girls aged under 10 were found brutally murdered in Clinton, Maryland. Picture: NBCSource:Supplied

Three girls under 10 have been found brutally murdered

Julian’s dad arrives in Barcelona

Julian Cadman, 7, who is missing in Barcelona after the attack. Picture: Facebook

Andrew Cadman arrives in Spain as hero who saved Jom Cadman emerges

Your restaurant is 'hell in a shell': girl, 12, writes

This kid not did hold back. Picture: InstagramSource:Instagram

Young critic says the food tasted like “camp shop s**t”.

WATCH: When one of the world's deadliest snakes strikes

An eastern brown snake.Photo Contributed

Snake catcher demonstrates impressive attack from deadly serpent

'It's their love!': How a girl sees same-sex marriage

Five-year-old Isla shares her simple message about same-sex marriage.

A young Southern Downs girl has shared her simple message

Like! Internet lights up over gorgeous Gatton cop

Constable Mason's selfie

Police officer's selfie sweeps internet

Caught dragging 20m of hose for craft bong project

Police had an interesting run-in with Nicholas James Waddell after Queensland's win in State of Origin.

Tradie caught dragging length of hose down Mackay street.

Fire, electrocution hazard: Urgent safety recall for toaster

PROBLEM: This Target toaster has been issued with an urgent product safety recall by the ACCC.

Major safety recall from toaster sold in Aussie retail chain

Rocky woman's $3m will contested by daughter-in-law

Wood and brass judges gavel on a law book

99-year-old's will split estate between two of three sons

How Coast woman's simple idea became a cookbook empire

Kim McCosker with one of her 30 cookbooks, The Easiest Slow Cooker Book Ever.

Sense of creativity more important than business degree

Shark Tank: Extreme diet business slammed

Be Fit Food co-founder Kate Save on Shark Tank. Source:Supplied

Ultra-low calorie meals concern rival dietitian

Samsung set for bigger, beach friendly Note 8

Samsung will be going bigger than ever to launch its Note 8 after this year's launch of the S8.

Water, dust, now sand-resistant?

31 mining, resources jobs you can apply for right now

There's dozens of jobs available in the mining and resources industries now.

Jobseekers have dozens of roles to apply for.

$348m worth of work up for grabs at RAAF Amberley build

The EA-18G Growler, an airborne electronic attack aircraft, is capable of providing force level electronic warfare support.

Calling all painters, cleaners, bird proofers and 38 other trades