Council closures over Christmas and New Year

16 December 2022

A number of Ipswich City Council services will take a short break over the Christmas and New Year period, while essential services including council’s emergency call centre and waste collection will remain unchanged.

Swifts Sports Club to remain in community ownership

16 December 2022

Land and buildings currently leased by Swifts Leagues Club at Booval will remain in community ownership with Ipswich City Council deciding not to sell them.

Carroll House heritage to be saved in Rosewood

15 December 2022

One of Ipswich’s best known “character” properties, commonly known as the Carroll House, is set to be moved from Goodna to Rosewood.

Rate relief extended for flood-affected ratepayers

14 December 2022

Ipswich City Council has extended its relief measures for ratepayers still experiencing the ongoing effects of flooding from earlier in the year.

Council sets priorities for Ipswich’s natural environment

13 December 2022

Ipswich’s natural environment will have a strong foundation for dealing with ongoing pressures such as population growth and climate change.

Ipswich artists can now nominate for the 2023 Ipswich Arts Awards

12 December 2022

The Ipswich Arts Awards are back again for 2023, providing a spotlight for aspiring and recognised Ipswich artists across a diverse nine categories ranging from traditional acrylic and oil to new media.

City of Ipswich’s best Christmas lights displays awarded

09 December 2022

After several festive days of judging the city’s merriest homes, suburbs and businesses, the best entrants and winners have been confirmed for the City of Ipswich Christmas Lights Competition.

Flood review praises council response, identifies opportunities for improvement

09 December 2022

A comprehensive review of Ipswich City Council’s response to devastating flooding earlier this year has praised response and recovery efforts and made 47 recommendations for further improvements.

$3.9 million youth and skateboarding facility opens in Redbank Plains

09 December 2022

Skateboarders, BMX riders, scooter riders and children of all ages now have a dedicated precinct in Redbank Plains after Stage 1 construction finished this week on the Recreation Reserve Skate and Youth Area, ahead of the facility becoming a popular local meeting point over the summer school holidays.

Major coffee brand launches café in Ipswich CBD

09 December 2022

Coffee is calling with the latest Nicholas Street Precinct business Stellarossa officially opening its café doors.