Please present one of the following for issue of plants:
Issue of free plants will be for 2021/2022. Eftpos is the only method of payment at the Queens Park Nursery.
Ipswich City Council provides a Free Plant Program each financial year to assist residents in developing a greener and more beautiful Ipswich.
As an Ipswich resident you are entitled to free plants every financial year under the program and council endeavours to give away 120,000 plants per annum.
Plants species are chosen to suit local climate and soil conditions and are proudly propagated and grown in Ipswich City Council's production nursery.
|Type of resident/property/partner|| Maximum number|
|Residential/renters (including duplex/dual occupancy)||6 plants|
|Riparian allotments (on a river)||15 plants|
|Acreage (0.4ha - 4ha, 1 acre - 10 acres or 4000m² - 40,000m²)||15 plants|
|Homeowner (ratepayer) of newly built homes (under 12 months old)||25 plants|
|Peri-urban (4ha - 20ha, 10 acres - 50 acres or 40,000m² - 200,000m²)||30 plants|
|Habitat Gardens Partner||20 native plants|
Please complete the form below and submit via email to email@example.com or post to the address shown at the top of the form:
The following documents must be presented to receive the above plant entitlements:
|Type of resident||Documents to be presented|
|Homeowner (ratepayer)||Current rates notice|
Homeowners (ratepayer) of newly build homes |
(under 12 months old)
Current rates notice and certificate of occupancy or Form 21 |
(obtained through your builder)
|Private renter||Your landlords current rates notice|
|Defence housing home occupant||
Defence housing rental book or letter from Defence Housing Australia authority|
(giving authorisation for resident to collect plants)
|Department of Housing and Public Works home occupant||Rental statement from the Department of Housing and Public Works|
|Habitat Gardens Partner||Current rates notice and your Habitat Gardens welcome letter|
|Queens Park Nursery Opening Hours|
|Address||Goleby Avenue, Ipswich|
|Wednesday and Thursday||7.30 am to 12.00 pm and 12.30 pm to 3.00 pm|
|Saturday||8.00 am to 12.00 pm|
Open - Thursday 23/12/2021
Closed – Saturday 25/12/2021
Closed – Wednesday 29/12/2021
Closed – Thursday 30/12/2021
Closed – Saturday 1/1/2022
Open – Wednesday 5/1/2022
|Public holiday closures|
Easter Saturday 2 April 2021
Note: other Christmas holiday closure days will be listed closer to the time.
Ipswich residents are also able to purchase plants from the Queens Park Nursery provided proof of current residential location is confirmed at the time of purchase (e.g. driver licence). Customers not resident in the City of Ipswich cannot purchase plants from council nurseries. Please note that EFTPOS is the only method of payment accepted at council nurseries.
See below for a list of locations, dates and times. Please bring appropriate documentation as listed above.
|Ripley Providence Centre - 6 Amity Way, South Ripley||Saturday 7 August 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||1|
|Brassall Shopping Centre Car park - 68 Hunter Street, Brassall||Saturday 21 August 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||4|
|Camira Community Centre - 389 Old Logan Road, Camira||Saturday 4 September 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||2|
|Karalee Shopping Centre Car Park - 39/52 Junction Road, Chuwar||Saturday 18 September 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||4|
|Ripley Providence Centre - 6 Amity Way, South Ripley||Saturday 25 September 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||1|
|Cameron Park - 95A Brisbane Road, Booval NOTE: Near Glebe Road end of park||Saturday 2 October 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||3|
|Evan Marginson Park - Woogaroo Street, Goodna NOTE: Near playground/picnic area||Saturday 16 October 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||2|
|Jack Barkley Park - 33 Gledson Street, North Booval||Saturday 23 October 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||3|
|Winston Glades Shopping Centre Car Park - 259 Ash Street, Flinders View||Saturday 6 November 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||1|
|Yamanto Shopping Centre Car Park - 512 Warwick Road, Yamanto||Saturday 20 November 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||4|
|Riverview Community Centre - 138 Old Ipswich Road, Riverview||Saturday 27 November 2021||8.00 am - 11.00 am||3|