All policies are made by resolution of Council in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 2009. Policies are subject to regular review. For more information regarding Ipswich City Council Policies phone (07) 3810 6666.

Active City Policy (PDF, 285.6 KB)
Advocacy for Regionally Significant Projects Policy (PDF, 227.6 KB)
Alcohol Consumption and Sale in Public Places Policy (PDF, 675.0 KB)
Animal Management Fees and Charges Policy (PDF, 802.5 KB)
Animal Management Policy (PDF, 170.5 KB)
Anti-Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy (PDF, 500.8 KB)
Arts and Culture Policy (PDF, 208.1 KB)
Asset Accounting Policy (PDF, 247.0 KB)
Audit and Risk Management Committee Charter (PDF, 309.2 KB)
Bushland - Natural Area Estate Fire Management Policy (PDF, 591.4 KB)
Capital Investment in Provisional Projects Policy (PDF, 175.4 KB)
CEO Annual Performance Appraisal Policy (PDF, 237.6 KB)
Change of Ownership Fee Exemption Policy (PDF, 372.6 KB)
Children Young People and Families Policy (PDF, 205.8 KB)
Civic Events Policy (PDF, 211.1 KB)
Code of Conduct for Queensland Councillors (PDF, 152.2 KB)
Community Engagement Policy (PDF, 538.4 KB)
Community Facilities and Operating Model Policy (PDF, 247.2 KB)
Community Funding and Support Policy (PDF, 242.1 KB)
Complaints Management Framework (PDF, 631.3 KB)
Complaints Management Policy (PDF, 316.8 KB)
Compliance and Enforcement Policy (PDF, 238.2 KB)
Confidentiality Policy (PDF, 238.2 KB)
Conflicts of Interest for Employees Policy (PDF, 256.2 KB)
Conservation Estates and Reserves Management Policy (PDF, 602.9 KB)
Construction and Repair of Property Access Policy (PDF, 433.8 KB)
Corporate Security Camera Policy (PDF, 225.3 KB)
Councillor Acceptable Requests Guidelines and Staff Interaction Policy (PDF, 396.1 KB)
Councillor Briefings and Workshops Policy (PDF, 227.9 KB)
Councillor Capture and Retention of Public Records Policy (PDF, 224.9 KB)
Councillor Contact with Lobbyists, Developers and Submitters Policy (PDF, 215.2 KB)
Councillor Discretionary Funds Policy (PDF, 273.5 KB)
Councillor Expenses Reimbursement and Administrative Support Policy (PDF, 322.3 KB)
Credit Risk Policy (PDF, 528.7 KB)
Customer Service Policy (PDF, 261.7 KB)
Dealing with a Complaint Involving the Chief Executive Officer Policy (PDF, 255.5 KB)
Debt Policy 2021-2022 (PDF, 112.9 KB)
Desired Standards of Service for Leash Free Dog Areas Policy (PDF, 288.5 KB)
Disability Access and Equity Policy (PDF, 189.8 KB)
Disaster Management Policy (PDF, 313.7 KB)
Discount for Payment of Rates Policy (PDF, 375.2 KB)
Dividing Fence Policy (PDF, 220.7 KB)
Dog Registration Policy (PDF, 871.0 KB)
Domestic Waste Collection Policy (PDF, 189.2 KB)
Early Property Acquisition Policy (PDF, 236.2 KB)
Economic Development Incentives Policy (PDF, 202.2 KB)
Election Caretaker Period Policy (PDF, 297.8 KB)
Employee Complaints Policy (PDF, 564.8 KB)
Environmental Offsets Policy (PDF, 360.9 KB)
Event Sponsorship Policy (PDF, 262.3 KB)
Financial Management Policy 2021-2022 (PDF, 116.6 KB)
Framework for Development Applications and Related Activities Policy (PDF, 323.9 KB)
Fraud and Corruption Control Policy (PDF, 303.7 KB)
Free WiFi Policy (PDF, 214.9 KB)
Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy (PDF, 385.8 KB)
Good Governance Policy (PDF, 212.2 KB)
Graffiti Removal Policy (PDF, 454.4 KB)
Guidelines for Reference and Consultative Committees (PDF, 283.1 KB)
Human Rights Policy (PDF, 224.3 KB)
Indigenous Australia Social Justice Accord Policy (PDF, 402.8 KB)
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Policy (PDF, 382.9 KB)
Information Privacy Policy (PDF, 218.6 KB)
Information Systems Security (InfoSec) Policy (PDF, 247.2 KB)
Infrastructure Asset Management Policy (PDF, 236.7 KB)
Infrastructure Contribution Relief or Exemption for Non-Residential Development Undertaken by Community Organisations Strategic Policy (PDF, 189.4 KB)
Internal Audit Charter (PDF, 300.9 KB)
Internal Events Services Policy (PDF, 225.8 KB)
International Relations Policy (PDF, 222.4 KB)
Investigations Policy (PDF, 294.8 KB)
Investment Policy 2021-2022 (PDF, 116.7 KB)
Ipswich Art Gallery Collection Policy (PDF, 212.5 KB)
Ipswich Art Gallery Exhibition Policy (PDF, 209.1 KB)
Ipswich City Council Advertising Spending Policy (PDF, 215.2 KB)
Ipswich City Council Crest Policy (PDF, 487.2 KB)
Ipswich Enviroplan Program and Levy Policy (PDF, 255.7 KB)
Keys to the City and Freedom of Entry Policy (PDF, 168.2 KB)
Landscape Areas on Nature Strips Policy (PDF, 566.2 KB)
Library Services Policy (PDF, 276.8 KB)
Local Law Making Policy (PDF, 297.2 KB)
Media Policy (PDF, 232.3 KB)
Meeting Conduct Policy (PDF, 380.7 KB)
Meetings Procedures Policy (PDF, 384.2 KB)
Natural Environment Policy (PDF, 219.6 KB)
Open Data Policy (PDF, 214.8 KB)
Pensioner Remission of Rates Policy (PDF, 230.9 KB)
Personal Tributes with Council's Open Space and Road Network Policy (PDF, 578.3 KB)
Population Health and Environment Protection Licensing, Registration and Permitting Policy (PDF, 734.2 KB)
Procurement Policy 2021-2022 (PDF, 117.7 KB)
Property Acquisition and Disposal Policy (PDF, 232.2 KB)
Provision of Information to Law Enforcement Agencies Policy (PDF, 268.2 KB)
Public Interest Disclosure Management Program (PDF, 968.8 KB)
Public Interest Disclosure Policy (PDF, 375.6 KB)
Public Monuments and Memorials Policy (PDF, 589.5 KB)
Public Participation Application Form (PDF, 230.9 KB)
Public Participation at Ordinary Council Meetings Policy (PDF, 222.2 KB)
Rates Concession Policy (PDF, 227.1 KB)
Rates Recovery Policy (PDF, 375.9 KB)
Record Keeping Policy (PDF, 222.6 KB)
Rehabilitation Policy (PDF, 638.7 KB)
Related Party Disclosure Policy (PDF, 304.8 KB)
Representation of the City at Official Functions Policy (PDF, 229.3 KB)
Requests for Use of Council Logo by Other Organisations Policy (PDF, 486.8 KB)
Reserve Price Policy (PDF, 494.5 KB)
Residential Tenancy of Council Properties Policy (PDF, 216.8 KB)
Revenue Policy 2021-2022 (PDF, 117.7 KB)
Review of Penalty Infringement Notices and Property Clearing Charges Policy (PDF, 210.9 KB)
Reward for Information Offered by Council Policy (PDF, 215.8 KB)
Right to Information Policy (PDF, 224.7 KB)
Safe City Program Policy (PDF, 234.0 KB)
Social Justice Policy (PDF, 191.5 KB)
Statement of Management Intent - Flying-Fox Roost Management in Ipswich City (PDF, 633.4 KB)
Sundry Debt Credit and Recovery Policy (PDF, 515.9 KB)
Support for the Reuse of Existing Non-Residential Buildings Strategic Policy (PDF, 177.9 KB)
Support to the State Emergency Service Policy (PDF, 300.2 KB)
Sustainability Policy (PDF, 294.0 KB)
Tenure Over Council Property Policy (PDF, 294.9 KB)
Tenure for Telecommunications Infrastructure Policy (PDF, 226.6 KB)
Tenure of Land for Agistment Purposes Policy (PDF, 219.2 KB)
Terms of Reference for Standing Committees as at 27 August 2020 (PDF, 856.8 KB)
Traditional Land Access Strategic Policy (PDF, 264.9 KB)
Unreasonable Customer Conduct Policy (PDF, 287.8 KB)
Urban Forest Policy (PDF, 246.6 KB)
Volunteer Management Policy (PDF, 223.7 KB)
Working with Children Policy (PDF, 179.9 KB)
Workplace Health and Safety Policy (PDF, 396.2 KB)