April 2020

Published a story 7th Apr 2020 4:03 PM

One of Ipswich’s largest hotels has lost nearly 100 per cent of its bookings due to coronavirus restrictions

Hotel deserted: Managers in plea for guests to return

One of Ipswich’s largest hotels has lost nearly 100 per cent of its bookings due to coronavirus restrictions

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 10:55 AM

A man believed he was showing symptoms of COVID-19 but was refused testing. The region's Health boss defended the call, saying fever clinics are doing the job.

‘I should have been tested’: Man turned away from clinic

A man believed he was showing symptoms of COVID-19 but was refused testing. The region's Health boss defended the call, saying fever clinics are doing the job.

March 2020

Published a story 31st Mar 2020 12:54 PM

Frank de Pasquale’s business was almost wiped out overnight, before he switched to home delivery.

Food wholesaler switches to grocery delivery

Frank de Pasquale’s business was almost wiped out overnight, before he switched to home delivery.

Published a story 29th Mar 2020 4:29 PM

Back to school for unsuccessful candidate after election defeat to Teresa Harding

Bitterly disappointed Martin congratulates new mayor on win

Back to school for unsuccessful candidate after election defeat to Teresa Harding

Published a story 29th Mar 2020 4:21 PM

The health region experienced close to a doubling in the number of cases from Friday to Sunday

Sharp rise in Ipswich coronavirus cases

The health region experienced close to a doubling in the number of cases from Friday to Sunday

Published a story 29th Mar 2020 12:27 PM

Dave Martin concedes defeat in campaign fought over personalities

Ipswich’s new mayor claims victory

Dave Martin concedes defeat in campaign fought over personalities

Published a story 29th Mar 2020 11:50 AM

Former councillor leads pack in Division 1, but expresses uncertainty about future

Council front runner expects to be run down

Former councillor leads pack in Division 1, but expresses uncertainty about future

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 2:33 PM

Division 2 candidate perplexed by last-minute campaign sabotage

Candidate’s election sign burns

Division 2 candidate perplexed by last-minute campaign sabotage

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 1:50 PM

Next step in massive project will help maintain 100 construction jobs

State moves ahead with $25 million hospital ward

Next step in massive project will help maintain 100 construction jobs

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 5:07 PM

A mum says the risks of infection are too high to keep kids at school, after it was announced yesterday attendance was not mandatory from next week.

Right call, wrong time: Mum says state acted too late

A mum says the risks of infection are too high to keep kids at school, after it was announced yesterday attendance was not mandatory from next week.

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Born and bred in Ipswich, Andrew Korner has been at the Queensland Times since 2007. Over the past decade Andrew has covered country rounds, courts, police and emergency services and been editor of the Ipswich Advertiser. Andrew is currently the deputy editor of the Queensland Times.