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Awards for Excellence recognise the best of the best

15 October 2014

The best in Ipswich design of new development, conservation of built heritage, environmental and school initiatives were recognised at Ipswich City Council's 2014 Awards for Excellence at the Ipswich Civic Centre on Tuesday night.

Ipswich City Council creates arts for all Queenslanders

14 October 2014

ARTS projects in Ipswich will come alive thanks to nearly $13,000 in support from one of Queensland's most active arts programs.

Free cinema day to celebrate International Day of People with Disability

14 October 2014

To commemorate International Day of People with Disability Ipswich City Council will be hosting a free cinema day at Event Cinemas in the Ipswich Mall on Sunday, December 7.

Closure of libraries over festive season

14 October 2014

Remember to stock up on your library material book worms with Ipswich's libraries to close over the Christmas New Year holiday period.

$5,000 in community development grants support local groups

14 October 2014

THREE local community organisations will make a positive difference in the local community thanks to $5,000 from the latest round of Community Development Grants from Ipswich City Council

Community invited to Australia Day pool party

14 October 2014

SUMMER is nearly here and Ipswich residents are invited to spend Australia Day at any of the city's pools free of charge as part of the celebrations for our nation's birthday.

New Sister City Agreement formalised during visit

14 October 2014

A new Sister City Agreement between the City of Ipswich and Pengzhou City of the Republic of China has been signed following a visit by a delegation of leaders from Pengzhou City in September.

Top local sporting events supported

14 October 2014

MAJOR community sporting activities will entertain local fans and provide competition opportunities for local athletes thanks to the support of Ipswich City Council.

Books for Babies initiative boost early literacy skills

14 October 2014

Since its inception in 2007, more than 1750 Books for Babies early literacy gift packs have been distributed to babies born at Ipswich's hospitals.

Program connects residents to best-selling authors

14 October 2014

Ipswich Libraries Paper Tales Series has been hailed a success after bringing ten local, state and national authors to Ipswich to meet with community members who enjoyed the meet and greet sessions.

Forum to connect developers with local businesses

14 October 2014

Ipswich City Council will help connect major developers with local supply chains through an Industry Workforce Development Forum on November 25.

Amendments to auxiliary unit provisions keep with community expectations

14 October 2014

Ipswich home owners will continue to be able to house relatives and visitors or receive an additional income through constructing an auxiliary unit on their property.

Early Christmas gift for Ipswich

14 October 2014

TWENTY ONE local churches and community groups will be spreading some extra cheer this Christmas thanks to nearly $30,000 in support from the Community Development Christmas Grants program.

Children’s Book Week engages hundreds of young readers

14 October 2014

Ipswich is a city of young readers with more than 820 young people engaged in Book Week activities delivered by Ipswich Libraries.

Father's Day Fishing Fest a success

14 October 2014

A GREAT Father's Day of fishing and recreation was enjoyed by over 120 participants at the inaugural Ipswich Father's Day Fishing Fest event held in September.

Colleges Crossing restoration complete

11 October 2014

THE completion of restoration and betterment work at Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve has been officially recognised and marks full reinstatement of this popular riverside parkland following the 2011 and 2013 floods.

Response to Queensland Times enquiry re declared dangerous dog

02 October 2014

Response to a Queensland Times enquiry re a declared dangerous dog

Council approves new fresh produce market for Springfield Lakes

01 October 2014

A new fresh produce market at the Spring Lake Metro development at Springfield Lakes has been given the green light by Ipswich City Council.

Fernbrooke Ridge Estate to house new school

30 September 2014

Ipswich City Council has approved changes to the Fernbrooke Ridge Estate development at Redbank Plains, which allow room for a new state primary school earmarked by the State Government.

Friends of Ipswich Library Service issue trivia challenge

30 September 2014

Ipswich trivia enthusiasts are again invited to attend a special fundraiser for the Friends of Ipswich Library Service (FOILS).