All policies are made by resolution of Council in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 2009. Policies are subject to regular review. For more information regarding Ipswich City Council Policies phone (07) 3810 6666.

Active City Policy (PDF, 771.1 KB)
Animal Management Fees and Charges Policy (PDF, 802.5 KB)
Animal Management Policy (PDF, 477.8 KB)
Anti-Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy (PDF, 500.8 KB)
Arts and Culture Policy (PDF, 590.6 KB)
Asset Accounting Policy (PDF, 494.9 KB)
Attendance at Australian Defence Force Reserve Training and Activities Policy (PDF, 233.1 KB)
Blood Donor Leave Policy (PDF, 229.5 KB)
Bursaries, Scholarships and other Funding for Community Purposes Policy (PDF, 640.3 KB)
Change of Ownership Fee Exemption Policy (PDF, 372.6 KB)
Civic Event Policy (PDF, 594.3 KB)
Clothing - State Award Employees Policy (PDF, 45.1 KB)
Community Donations Policy (PDF, 602.4 KB)
Community Engagement Policy (PDF, 130.4 KB)
Community Facilities and Operating Model Policy (PDF, 658.7 KB)
Community Grants and In-Kind Assistance Policy (PDF, 651.3 KB)
Company Directors Membership Costs Policy (PDF, 330.2 KB)
Complaints Management Framework (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Complaints Management Policy (PDF, 69.0 KB)
Compliance and Enforcement Policy (PDF, 672.1 KB)
Confidentiality Policy (PDF, 654.8 KB)
Corporate Security Camera Policy (PDF, 609.9 KB)
Council Officers Addressing Community, Public, Professional and Educational Organisations (PDF, 9.0 KB)
Councillor Capture and Retention of Public Records Policy (PDF, 610.6 KB)
Councillor Contact with Lobbyists, Developers and Submitters Policy (PDF, 613.1 KB)
Councillor Expenses Reimbursement and Administrative Support Policy (PDF, 906.6 KB)
Councillor Staff Interaction Policy (PDF, 1019.2 KB)
Credit Risk Policy (PDF, 528.7 KB)
Current Legal Assistance for Employees and Councillors Policy (PDF, 589.8 KB)
Customer Service Policy (PDF, 669.4 KB)
Damage to Private or Commercial Property Caused by Trees on Council Owned or Controlled Land Policy (PDF, 368.9 KB)
Dealing with a Complaint Involving the Chief Executive Officer Policy (PDF, 563.7 KB)
Debt Policy 2019-2020 (PDF, 613.5 KB)
Disability Access and Equity Policy (PDF, 663.3 KB)
Discount for Payment of Rates Policy (PDF, 375.2 KB)
Dividing Fences Policy (PDF, 606.2 KB)
Dog Registration Policy (PDF, 871.0 KB)
Early Property Acquisition Policy (PDF, 622.2 KB)
Economic Development Incentives Policy (PDF, 202.2 KB)
Election Caretaker Period Policy (PDF, 932.1 KB)
Emergency Services Policy (PDF, 419.2 KB)
Employee Complaints Policy (PDF, 564.8 KB)
Employment of Ex-Apprentices Policy (PDF, 233.6 KB)
Employment of Trainees Policy (PDF, 58.5 KB)
Enterprise Risk Management Policy (PDF, 129.5 KB)
Event Sponsorship Policy (PDF, 718.2 KB)
Ex-Gratia Payments Policy (PDF, 368.8 KB)
Financial Management Policy 2019-2020 (PDF, 432.0 KB)
First Aid Policy (PDF, 47.7 KB)
Flexible Working Hours Policy (PDF, 235.1 KB)
Framework for Development Applications and Related Activities Policy (PDF, 814.2 KB)
Fraud and Corruption Control Policy (PDF, 846.5 KB)
Free Public Wi-Fi Policy (PDF, 70.8 KB)
Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy (PDF, 946.9 KB)
Guidelines for Reference and Consultative Committees (PDF, 283.1 KB)
Higher Grade Pay Policy (PDF, 50.7 KB)
Indigenous Australia Social Justice Accord Policy (PDF, 402.8 KB)
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Policy (PDF, 382.9 KB)
Information Privacy Policy (PDF, 604.1 KB)
Information Systems Security (InfoSec) Policy (PDF, 521.7 KB)
Infrastructure Contribution Relief or Exemption for Non-Residential Development Undertaken by Community Organisations Strategic Policy (PDF, 497.4 KB)
Installation of Claude Identilite Signage Policy (PDF, 58.5 KB)
Internal Audit Charter (PDF, 545.1 KB)
Internal Event Services Policy (PDF, 611.1 KB)
International Relations Policy (PDF, 608.6 KB)
Interview Selection Panel Policy (PDF, 54.6 KB)
Investigations Policy (PDF, 759.4 KB)
Investment Policy 2019-2020 (PDF, 426.5 KB)
Ipswich Art Gallery Collection Policy (PDF, 595.1 KB)
Ipswich Art Gallery Exhibition Policy (PDF, 591.1 KB)
Ipswich City Council Advertising Spending Policy (PDF, 600.4 KB)
Ipswich City Council Crest Policy (PDF, 487.2 KB)
Ipswich City Council Governance Policy (PDF, 482.8 KB)
Ipswich Libraries - Acceptable Behaviour Policy (PDF, 636.4 KB)
Ipswich Libraries - Customer Exclusion Policy (PDF, 655.0 KB)
Ipswich Outdoor Nature-Based Recreation Policy (PDF, 730.4 KB)
Jury Service Policy (PDF, 232.0 KB)
Keys to the City and Freedom of Entry Policy (PDF, 484.7 KB)
Leave Without Pay Policy (PDF, 51.2 KB)
Library Services Policy (PDF, 737.0 KB)
Local Law Making Policy (PDF, 898.5 KB)
Long Serving Employees Policy (PDF, 235.9 KB)
Mailout Postage Distribution Authorisation Policy (PDF, 355.4 KB)
Making and Reviewing Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws Policy (PDF, 361.8 KB)
Media Policy (PDF, 617.4 KB)
Medical Examinations Policy (PDF, 366.5 KB)
Meeting Conduct Policy (PDF, 973.8 KB)
Meetings Procedures Policy (PDF, 1002.2 KB)
Membership of Professional Associations and Reimbursement of Individual Membership Fees Policy (PDF, 377.9 KB)
Officer Attendance at Inspections, Deputations, Conferences, Meetings, Training and Other Functions Policy (PDF, 367.0 KB)
On Call at Home for Emergency Work Outside Ordinary Working Hours Policy (PDF, 190.8 KB)
Open Data Policy (PDF, 733.3 KB)
Paid Leave to Attend Volunteer Citizen Forces Training Policy (PDF, 235.7 KB)
Pensioner Remission of Rates Policy (PDF, 614.2 KB)
Population Health and Environment Protection Licensing, Registration and Permitting Policy (PDF, 734.2 KB)
Prescription Safety Glasses Policy (PDF, 9.9 KB)
Procurement Policy 2019-2020 (PDF, 603.1 KB)
Property Acquisition and Disposal Policy (PDF, 616.4 KB)
Provision of Information to Law Enforcement Agencies Policy (PDF, 743.1 KB)
Public Interest Disclosure Management Plan (PDF, 609.4 KB)
Public Interest Disclosure Policy (PDF, 950.2 KB)
Public Participation at Ordinary Council Meetings (PDF, 604.6 KB)
Rate Concession Policy (PDF, 394.9 KB)
Rates Recovery Policy (PDF, 375.9 KB)
Record Keeping Policy (PDF, 608.9 KB)
Rehabilitation Policy (PDF, 638.7 KB)
Reimbursement of Telephone Expenses Policy (PDF, 334.7 KB)
Related Party Disclosure Policy (PDF, 304.8 KB)
Representation of the City at Official Functions Policy (PDF, 613.3 KB)
Requests for Use of Council Logo by Other Organisations Policy (PDF, 486.8 KB)
Requests to Purchase a City of Ipswich Logo Flag Policy (PDF, 497.6 KB)
Reserve Price Policy (PDF, 494.5 KB)
Residential Tenancy of Council Properties Policy (PDF, 600.5 KB)
Revenue Policy 2019-2020 (PDF, 428.7 KB)
Reward for Information Offered by Council Policy (PDF, 567.8 KB)
Right to Information Policy (PDF, 610.5 KB)
Safe City Program Policy (PDF, 619.2 KB)
Salary Packaging Policy (PDF, 63.3 KB)
Social Justice Policy (PDF, 652.1 KB)
Sponsorship and Funding of Employee Sporting and Recreation Activities Policy (PDF, 446.0 KB)
Sponsorship of Promotional Street Banners Policy (PDF, 290.6 KB)
Study Assistance Policy (PDF, 476.6 KB)
Sundry Debt Credit and Recovery Policy (PDF, 515.9 KB)
Support for the Reuse of Existing Non-Residential Buildings Strategic Policy (PDF, 673.3 KB)
Tenure Over Council Property Policy (PDF, 682.6 KB)
Tenure for Telecommunications Infrastructure Policy (PDF, 609.9 KB)
Tenure of Land for Agistment Purposes Policy (PDF, 602.4 KB)
Term Contract Policy (PDF, 192.5 KB)
Terms of Reference - Inclusion of all Committees (PDF, 775.0 KB)
Variations to Term Contracts Policy (PDF, 234.1 KB)
Volunteer Management Policy (PDF, 609.0 KB)
Voting Entitlement for Delegates Representatives Policy (PDF, 340.4 KB)
Working with Children Policy (PDF, 486.5 KB)
Workplace Health and Safety Policy (PDF, 396.2 KB)
Workplace Relations Policy (PDF, 445.8 KB)
Youth Policy (PDF, 282.8 KB)