Councillor Jacob Madsen

    Council Committee Membership

    Other roles

    • Ipswich Rivers Improvement Trust


    Councillor Madsen has lived his entire life in Ipswich, moving between the suburbs of North Ipswich, Wulkuraka, Walloon, Silkstone and Ripley, where he now lives with his family.

    Cr Madsen was elected to Ipswich City Council in 2020, and in March 2022 was appointed Deputy Mayor, becoming the youngest person to serve in this role in Ipswich’s history.

    Cr Madsen holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce and the Arts, majoring in political science and accounting. He is a passionate trade unionist, dedicated to ensuring all Ipswich residents have access to fair and equitable working conditions.

    About Division 1

    Division 1 is the largest of the four divisions and amalgamates both rural and urban suburbs. The division covers a geographic catchment of 61,148 ha (611 km2) and is oriented in a west-east direction spanning from Grandchester and Mount Mort in the west to Redbank Plains and White Rock in the east.

    The suburbs of Division 1 include Blackstone, Calvert, Deebing Heights, Ebenezer, Flinders View, Goolman, Grandchester, Jeebropilly, Lower Mount Walker, Mount Forbes, Mount Mort, Mount Walker West, Mutdapilly, Peak Crossing, Purga, Raceview, Redbank Plains, Ripley, South Ripley, Swanbank, White Rock, and Willowbank.

    Community Catch ups

    Councillor Ireland and Councillor Madsen are available for meetings on a regular basis. If you would like to make an appointment please call (07) 3810 8190 or email

    Free Plant Giveaway, Ripley

    • Saturday 4 November 2023 | 8.00 am to 11.00 am

    Redbank Plains Town Square

    • Wednesday 8 November 2023 | 9.00 am to 12.00 am

    Free Plant Giveaway, Redbank Plains Recreation Reserve

    • Saturday 18 November 2023 | 8.00 am to 11.00 am

    Redbank Plains Community Centre

    • Saturday 21 November 2023 | 10.00 am to 11.30 am

    Winston Glades Shopping Centre

    • Saturday 25 November 2023 | 9.00 am to 12.00 am

    Ripley Valley Town Centre

    • Saturday 2 December 2023 | 9.00 am to 12.00 pm

    Yamanto Central

    • Saturday 9 December 2023 | 9.00 am to 12.00 pm

    Blackstone Community Hall

    • Thursday 14 December 2023 | 6.30 am to 7.30 pm

    Redbank Plains Community Centre

    • Tuesday 19 December 2023 | 10.00 am to 11.30 am