New Ipswich Planning Scheme hits key milestone

29 July 2022

A new Ipswich Planning Scheme to help manage the city’s state-leading growth is a step closer to completion after council endorsed a first draft of the scheme for State Government review.

Brian Randolph Park named after Box Flat miner

28 July 2022

An Ipswich miner who died in Ipswich’s worst mining disaster, the Box Flat Mine explosion, has had a park named after him in Redbank Plains.

Swooping season has begun

27 July 2022

Spring may still be weeks away, but the region’s swooping birds are already active.

Shane Watson bowled over by park honour

27 July 2022

Ipswich’s Shane Watson is a cricketer of many achievements, from captaining his country in every form of the game to striker of the highest score by an Australian in one-day internationals.

Flood-impacted Ipswich businesses supported by council and GIVIT appeal

26 July 2022

Ipswich City Council is working with national not-for-profit donation platform GIVIT for their Queensland Small Business Hardship Appeal, boosting support to local small businesses that are experiencing hardship due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and twin flood events earlier this year.

Get involved and plant a tree

22 July 2022

Come along and plant a tree at a free Community Tree Planting on 30 July 2022 to celebrate National Tree Day.

Owners of flood damaged homes encouraged to register for Resilient Homes Fund

20 July 2022

Ipswich homeowners impacted by flooding earlier this year should consider registering their interest for the Queensland and Australian governments’ Resilient Homes Fund sooner rather than later.

Living street gallery breathing new life into Ipswich Central

20 July 2022

Eye-catching murals and welcoming clean streets now greet visitors to Bell Street in Ipswich Central with the creation of a living gallery showcasing hand-painted art by a well-known First Nations artist and local students.

Sport legends can now nominate for 2022 Ipswich Sports Awards

20 July 2022

The Ipswich Sports Awards are back for 2022, recognising local sporting legends and rising stars both on and off the field.

Shadow Cabinet puts Ipswich issues on State agenda

18 July 2022

Roads, public transport, a second river crossing and social infrastructure were some of the issues raised as critical to creating jobs, driving economic growth and supporting a well-connected Ipswich community at the Regional Shadow Cabinet held in the city on Monday 18 July.