Bushy beards and bootleg parties lead Galvanized social events

25 August 2022

A roaring prohibition party, colonial dancing and a bounty of beards, barbeques and motorbikes on Father’s Day are part of the immersive historic program when Galvanized festival returns.

Ipswich works with neighbouring council for waste and recycling services

23 August 2022

Ipswich City Council is providing waste and recycling services to Somerset Regional Council residents for the next seven years at least.

Council offers free water safety programs for adults and children

23 August 2022

Ipswich residents can brush up on water safety through a series of free programs this spring and summer as part of council’s efforts to support children and adults to be safe in and around the water.

Hundreds creatively reimagine Ipswich Central in day of placemaking

22 August 2022

Pop-up art installations, colourful directional street stickers, recycled furniture and a beautiful block-letter ‘Ipswich’ sign were some of the ideas hundreds of enthusiastic community members built as part of a Queensland-first placemaking event on 12 August.

Glimpse into a bygone era on heritage tours

22 August 2022

Ipswich is Queensland’s oldest provincial city and our local history will come to life during Galvanized, when a series of social events, tours, talks, demonstrations and exhibitions at some of the city’s most unique historical landmarks.

Free kerbside collection wraps up in Ipswich

17 August 2022

After 23 weeks, almost 2,700 tonnes of waste have been removed by Ipswich City Council’s free Large Item Kerbside Collection.

Queensland Heritage Council visits old and new in Ipswich

15 August 2022

The Queensland Heritage Council (QHC) has visited one of Ipswich’s soon-to-be treasured heritage sites, the rebuilt Commonwealth Hotel in the Nicholas Street Precinct.

Tell us how you were impacted by flooding

12 August 2022

Ipswich City Council is about to embark on a Listening Tour to hear first-hand how residents were impacted by floods in February and May this year.

Step back in time for Galvanized festival

12 August 2022

Hands-on blacksmithing workshops, haunting ghost tours, poker and prohibition party, a spectacular miniature scale model of the city and the opportunity to make your own didgeridoo with skilled First Nations craftspeople will be part the immersive program when Galvanized festival returns next month.

New cinema experience coming to Ipswich

11 August 2022

In a major coup for the city, Ipswich will welcome a market leading cinema chain to its flagship development, the Nicholas Street Precinct.