Council initiatives support a healthy and vibrant natural environment that is highly valued by, and connected to, the community.

Ipswich has a unique landscape with one of the most diverse ranges of natural vegetation types in South-East Queensland.

There are more than 2000 recorded species of native plants and animals in Ipswich. Many are rare or threatened.

Council has diverse programs and initiatives for community involvement in environmental improvement. More information can be found in the Environment & Sustainability 2023 Program (PDF, 2.9 MB).