Flood recovery in full swing six months on

26 August 2022

Six months since the second one-in-100 year flood in 11 years caused millions of dollars in damage and displaced hundreds, recovery efforts remain a priority with the Ipswich City Council.

Recycled bitumen good base for change

26 August 2022

Ipswich’s largest road upgrade is incorporating sustainable techniques in road paving as council continues to move to a circular economy.

Splash into Spring with extended hours at public pools

25 August 2022

Extended summer hours will allow residents more time to cool off at Ipswich pools along with the reopening of the Rosewood Aquatic Facility after a winter hiatus.

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.