Councillor Andrew Fechner was first elected to Ipswich City Council in March 2020 and is the youngest Councillor in the city’s 163 year history.
Cr Fechner is a business owner who spent the five years prior to his election building two successful hospitality businesses in Ipswich Central, providing local jobs and supporting the local community.
With a focus on the environment and sustainability issues, Cr Fechner aims to be a strong voice for current and future residents.
Division 3 is oriented in a west-east direction with Brisbane Road and the Ipswich train line through its core. In the western extent is Leichhardt and One Mile, with the northern extent largely bound by the Bremer and Brisbane Rivers.
The southern boundary follows Bundamba Creek north of Blackstone, the Cunningham Highway and Redbank Plains Road. The eastern extent is bordered by Goodna Creek, the Ipswich Motorway and Stuart Street. The division includes Basin Pocket, Booval, Bundamba, Coalfalls, Collingwood Park, Dinmore, East Ipswich, Eastern Heights, Ebbw Vale, Goodna (west of Stuart Street), Ipswich, Leichhardt, New Chum, Newtown, North Booval, One Mile, Redbank (excluding houses situated east of Kruger Parade), Riverview, Sadliers Crossing, Silkstone, West Ipswich, Woodend, and Wulkuraka (south of the railway line).
Booval Fair Shopping Centre
139 Brisbane Road, Booval
1 Collingwood Drive, Redbank
Handmade Expo - Tulmur Place, Ipswich Central
Leichhardt One Mile - Community Centre
1 Denman St, Leichhardt
Maculata Park, Hayden Street, Riverview
PJ Galligan Park, 37 Dowden Street, Goodna
Butler Family Park, 130 Whitmore Crescent, Goodna
Alfred Seymour Park, 10 Enson Street, Bundamba
1b Old Toowoomba Road, Leichhardt
Cameron Park, 95A Brisbane Road, Booval