"There is a sense that this is a bit of an oasis."
PAHLKE hails the giant attraction which will draw crowds and crowds.
Lyle Reed wants police to tell him what they really think
"I am trying to cut back on the budget and I am watching every dollar, but Ipswich needs this.
New councillor covered all bases and kept message positive
Diverse range of professions a feature of council chambers
Customers flock to outlets that offer great price, quality haircut.
Door-knocking and grass roots focus pays big dividends
Mountain out of molehill made by political foes of campaign help
Ethos of respect for musicians pays dividends and stats prove it
Joel is a journalist with 20 years of experience and since February, 2011 he has been the late reporter at The Queensland Times. Joel specialises in longer features and as the late reporter he chases all the breaking stories that unfold in the evenings. A die hard rugby league fan, Joel has been pushing hard for the Western Corridor bid to be admitted into the NRL.