August 2018

Published a story 22nd Aug 2018 9:51 AM

Ipswich City Council's administrator has been revealed and a CCC investigator has been named on the advisory panel

REVEALED: Ipswich council's 'expert' administrator named

Ipswich City Council's administrator has been revealed and a CCC investigator has been named on the advisory panel

Published a story 22nd Aug 2018 9:42 AM

Here's what's next after the signature of the Bill put councillors out of their jobs.

'In the name of the Queen': Councillors' sacking signed off

Here's what's next after the signature of the Bill put councillors out of their jobs.

Published a story 21st Aug 2018 5:56 PM

Queensland Parliament agreed the Bill was an "urgent matter", fast-tracking its passage through the house.

DISMISSED: State sacks 'outlaw gang' of Ipswich councillors

Queensland Parliament agreed the Bill was an "urgent matter", fast-tracking its passage through the house.

Published a story 21st Aug 2018 5:31 PM

Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has revealed the cost of an administrator

Paying administrator 'cheaper' than 11 councillors: Minister

Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has revealed the cost of an administrator

Published a story 21st Aug 2018 5:22 PM

Ipswich councillors have withdrawn from public life as the Queensland Parliament agrees to have them sacked

Former leaders go to ground, reveal 2020 election candidacy

Ipswich councillors have withdrawn from public life as the Queensland Parliament agrees to have them sacked

Published a story 21st Aug 2018 5:08 PM

A decision in February to remove books prompted an outcry from the community, with school children starting a petition against the option.

Council's final act returns 10,000 books to slashed library

A decision in February to remove books prompted an outcry from the community, with school children starting a petition against the option.

Published a story 21st Aug 2018 11:40 AM

A change has been made to the Bill, which will affect what elections dismissed councillors will stand for and when.

Council dismissal 'urgent', sacking only hours away

A change has been made to the Bill, which will affect what elections dismissed councillors will stand for and when.

Published a story 21st Aug 2018 9:51 AM

IPSWICH City Council has been dismissed by the State Government.

UPDATE: MPs sack Ipswich council, appoint administrator

IPSWICH City Council has been dismissed by the State Government.

Published a story 21st Aug 2018 9:12 AM

The nation could have its sixth Prime Minister in eight years if conservative Liberal MP Peter Dutton launches a challenge for the top job.

Ipswich MP backs Turnbull as Dutton prepares to strike

The nation could have its sixth Prime Minister in eight years if conservative Liberal MP Peter Dutton launches a challenge for the top job.

Published a story 20th Aug 2018 6:00 PM

COUNCILLORS are getting affairs in order and will watch today as the State Government takes the final step towards their dismissal.

Rumours rife that administrator will be former acting CEO

COUNCILLORS are getting affairs in order and will watch today as the State Government takes the final step towards their dismissal.

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