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.

Alcohol Consumption and Sale in Council Facilities and Areas Policy (PDF, 86.3 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)
Application of No Stopping Devices Policy (PDF, 267.9 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, 508.2 KB)
Change of Ownership Fee Exemption Policy (PDF, 372.6 KB)
Christmas Leave Policy (PDF, 234.9 KB)
Civic Event Policy (PDF, 594.3 KB)
Clothing - State Award Employees Policy (PDF, 45.1 KB)
Collection of Storm Damaged Vegetation Policy (PDF, 56.6 KB)
Community Donations Policy (PDF, 558.6 KB)
Community Engagement Policy (PDF, 130.4 KB)
Community Facilities and Operating Model Policy (PDF, 658.7 KB)
Community Facility Name Signs Policy (PDF, 382.0 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, 67.5 KB)
Conservation Estates and Reserves Management Policy (PDF, 536.1 KB)
Construction and Repair of Property Access Policy (PDF, 55.0 KB)
Corporate Security Camera Policy (PDF, 609.9 KB)
Council Corporate Uniform (Non-Compulsory) Office Based Staff Policy (PDF, 407.3 KB)
Council Name Badge Policy (PDF, 59.0 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, 430.2 KB)
Desired Standards of Service for Leash Free Dog Areas Policy (PDF, 696.8 KB)
Determination of Department Structures, Descriptions and Position Outlines Policy (PDF, 55.0 KB)
Disability Access and Equity Policy (PDF, 663.3 KB)
Discount for Payment of Rates Policy (PDF, 375.2 KB)
Disposal of Non-Resusable Spoil Policy (PDF, 496.7 KB)
Dividing Fences Policy (PDF, 606.2 KB)
Dog Registration Policy (PDF, 871.0 KB)
Domestic Waste Collection Policy (PDF, 359.2 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, 814.3 KB)
Free Public Wi-Fi Policy (PDF, 70.8 KB)
Freedom of Entry to the City Policy (PDF, 605.3 KB)
General Donations to the Ipswich City Council Social Club Incorporated Policy (PDF, 419.0 KB)
Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy (PDF, 946.9 KB)
Graffiti Removal Policy (PDF, 386.6 KB)
Guidelines for Reference and Consultative Committees (PDF, 283.1 KB)
Hardship Property Acquisition Policy (PDF, 490.3 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)
Infrastructure Asset Management Policy (PDF, 629.3 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 Exhibition Policy (PDF, 595.1 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 City Council Light Vehicle Policy (PDF, 373.5 KB)
Ipswich Enviroplan Program and Levy Policy (PDF, 665.4 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)
Key to the City Policy (PDF, 591.8 KB)
Landscape Areas on Nature Strips Policy (PDF, 500.4 KB)
Leave Without Pay Policy (PDF, 51.2 KB)
Library Services Policy (PDF, 737.0 KB)
Local Law Making Process Policy (PDF, 671.2 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)
Master Planning for Open Space Policy (PDF, 493.7 KB)
Medical Examinations Policy (PDF, 366.5 KB)
Meetings Procedures Policy (PDF, 1002.0 KB)
Membership of Professional Associations and Reimbursement of Individual Membership Fees Policy (PDF, 377.9 KB)
Motor Vehicle Fleet - Replacement of Vehicles Policy (PDF, 350.0 KB)
Multi-Use Sport and Recreation Facilities Policy (PDF, 382.1 KB)
Natural Area Estate Fire Management Policy (PDF, 525.6 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, 400.0 KB)
Personal Tributes Within Council’s Open Space and Road Network Policy (PDF, 509.6 KB)
Population Health and Environment Protection Licensing, Registration and Permitting Policy (PDF, 734.2 KB)
Prescription Safety Glasses Policy (PDF, 9.9 KB)
Private Use of Council Motor Vehicles Policy (PDF, 345.0 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, 926.5 KB)
Public Monuments and Memorials Policy (PDF, 523.0 KB)
Rate Concession Policy (PDF, 394.9 KB)
Rates Recovery Policy (PDF, 375.9 KB)
Re-Employment of Employees Who Have Received a Termination Payment Under the Terms of the Redundancy Provisions of Council's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement Policy (PDF, 54.8 KB)
Record Keeping Policy (PDF, 645.5 KB)
Rehabilitation Policy (PDF, 638.7 KB)
Reimbursement of Interview Expenses Policy (PDF, 237.4 KB)
Reimbursement of Telephone Expenses Policy (PDF, 334.7 KB)
Related Party Disclosure Policy (PDF, 304.8 KB)
Removal Expenses Policy (PDF, 237.9 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 on Illegal Dumping, Vandalism and Theft Policy (PDF, 366.3 KB)
Right to Information Policy (PDF, 610.5 KB)
Safe City Program Policy (PDF, 619.2 KB)
Salary Packaging Policy (PDF, 63.3 KB)
Skate and BMX Facilities Policy (PDF, 78.4 KB)
Smoke Free Workplace Policy (PDF, 61.5 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)
Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Policy (PDF, 621.7 KB)
Statement of Management Intent – Flying-fox Roost Management in Ipswich City Policy (PDF, 92.3 KB)
Street Lighting Policy (PDF, 395.5 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)
Temporary Cancellation of the Domestic Refuse and Recycling Collection Service Policy (PDF, 605.4 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)
Traditional Land Access Policy (PDF, 498.9 KB)
Urban Forest Policy (PDF, 669.9 KB)
Use of Driveways as Turnaround Areas for Domestic Waste Collection Vehicles Policy (PDF, 385.8 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, 295.5 KB)
Workplace Health and Safety Policy (PDF, 396.2 KB)
Workplace Relations Policy (PDF, 445.8 KB)
Youth Policy (PDF, 282.8 KB)