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Resignation of Jim Lindsay and Craig Maudsley

17 January 2018

SUSPENDED Chief Executive Officer Jim Lindsay and Chief Operation Officer Craig Maudsley have resigned from their respective positions with Ipswich City Council.

Council supports OIC review

05 January 2018

A REVIEW into Ipswich City Council’s operations under the Right to Information and Information Privacy Acts is being undertaken by the Queensland Government Office of Information Commissioner (OIC).

Rosewood Library concept design close to the mark

22 December 2017

Ipswich City Council has welcomed the initial concept design for the new $6 million Rosewood Library.

Virtual Reality Workshops

21 December 2017

Ipswich children are being given an opportunity to learn how to build a Virtual Reality headset and pitch a business idea, all in two hours.

Health of ‘pioneer’ Blue Gum a priority during roadworks

20 December 2017

Preserving one of Ipswich’s great eucalyptus trees was the focus of an upgrade to Riverside Drive at Pine Mountain.

Record number of visitors to Ipswich

20 December 2017

A RECORD number of visitors are discovering new and traditional experiences in the southeast Queensland city of Ipswich.

Council continues planning for City’s growth

19 December 2017

Ipswich City Council is on the front foot when planning for the growth of the City.

Ashleigh Barty awarded Key to the City

16 December 2017

IPSWICH-born Ashleigh Barty received the Key to the City of Ipswich in recognition of success in the tennis arena at a special presentation held at the George Alder Tennis Centre in front of family, friends and supporters.

Viva Cribb Bursary winners congratulated – call for 2018 applicants

15 December 2017

Entries for Ipswich City Council’s Viva Cribb Bursary will open later in 2018, in April rather than January.

Controlling fireweed a major priority

13 December 2017

Restricted and invasive weeds, in particular fireweed, remain a concern across the region and Ipswich City Council requires the assistance of landholders to manage the problem.

Dogs free to run in new Yamanto off leash park

13 December 2017

There’s an early Christmas present for local pooches with a new dog off-leash area (DOLA) at Yamanto.

Council reviews sports events sponsorship to better serve local sport

11 December 2017

A REVIEW of Ipswich City Council’s sport event sponsorship program would offer greater assistance to local sport and recreation groups in more practical ways rather than just sponsorship.

Council support for local events

11 December 2017

IPSWICH City Council has agreed to support another two significant community events in 2018.

Council cuts red tape for entertainment venues

11 December 2017

Fewer Ipswich venues will need an entertainment venue licence under new Council laws.

Strategy workshop aimed at boosting Defence industry in Ipswich

11 December 2017

Ipswich City Council is hosting a Defence Industry Strategy Workshop on Monday in a bid to strengthen one of the region’s growing sectors.

Council keeping cat and dog owners well informed

08 December 2017

Council has been targeting the next generation of pet owners by visiting more than 500 young students across Ipswich schools and kindergartens with staff dogs.

Cultural grants improve community engagement

08 December 2017

Two community groups have received funding for January events under Council’s Cultural Grants program.

Council provides funding for new SES controller

08 December 2017

Ipswich City Council will provide funding of up to $90,000 a year to assist the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services to appoint a local SES controller.

Safer parking around schools target for next year

07 December 2017

More schools in Ipswich will be offered static enforcement cameras to stop motorists parking illegally.

State secrets hidden in buried Ipswich crypt

07 December 2017

An underground crypt containing the coffin of a member of Queensland’s first Parliament in 1860 has been discovered at Ipswich General Cemetery.