Letters to Santa now mailing from Ipswich Libraries

23 November 2022

Thousands of hand-written letters are expected to be mailed between Ipswich and the North Pole as Ipswich Libraries opens its Letters to Santa postal service from 22 November to 14 December.

Ipswich’s environmental champions receive financial boost

23 November 2022

A cod recovery project and wildlife rehabilitation program are among community activities to benefit under Round 1 of Ipswich City Council’s Enviroplan Levy Community Funding 2022-2023 program.

Ipswich Children’s Library wins national gong for innovative approach

22 November 2022

Recently named among Australia’s most beautiful libraries, Ipswich Children’s Library has further been recognised with the 2022 National Federation Awards ‘Community Service Delivery Award’.

Ipswich children star in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Junior

22 November 2022

Some of Ipswich’s brightest young theatre talents will take to the Ipswich Civic Centre stage for four special performances of the family-favourite Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr on 16 and 17 December.

New era for Commonwealth Hotel as first sod turned on expansion project

21 November 2022

Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding, Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee Chairperson Councillor Marnie Doyle, and representatives from Hutchinson Builders and AusHotels turned the first sod on the hotel expansion project.

Popular water play area damaged in flood reopens

21 November 2022

Bob Gamble Park water play area and picnic areas have reopened in time for warmer weather after they were damaged during flooding in February and May this year.

Riverview Recycling and Refuse Centre to open longer this summer

18 November 2022

Ipswich residents and businesses doing a summer tidy up will be able to get their trip to the tip out of the way even earlier when Riverview Recycling and Refuse Centre moves to extended operating hours from 1 December.

Annual report card confirms significant impact of floods on local waterways

17 November 2022

An annual report card into South East Queensland’s waterways has reconfirmed the devastating impact caused by this year’s floods on Ipswich waterways.

Community Services Workforce Summit promotes jobs and growth in Ipswich

17 November 2022

The inaugural Ipswich Community Services Workforce Summit has heard growth in this vitally important and exciting sector will contribute to job opportunities and social outcomes across the region.

Competition calls for Ipswich’s best Christmas lights display

16 November 2022

After months of preparation the city’s merriest homes, suburbs and businesses are coming to life and brightening streets and shopping hubs for the City of Ipswich Christmas Lights Competition.