Mayor Harding awarded 2021 McKinnon Emerging Political Leader of the Year

30 June 2022

Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding has been awarded the 2021 McKinnon Emerging Political Leader of the Year for her commitment to transparency and public accountability.

Record Ipswich budget drives flood recovery and first-class services

30 June 2022

Ipswich City Council has released a record $621 million budget for 2022-2023 with a focus on flood recovery, delivering first-class services and keeping pace with rapid growth and transformation of the region.

Ipswich amping up to become Queensland’s live music capital for SPARK Ipswich

29 June 2022

An indie music crawl taking over CBD venues leads a live music program full of Queensland’s best and exciting new talent for SPARK Ipswich - 7 to 17 July 2022.

Need for second river crossing nationally recognised

28 June 2022

A second Ipswich Central river crossing has been officially recognised by Infrastructure Australia.

Extensive council submission proposed on Wanless call-in

28 June 2022

Ipswich City Council has prepared an extensive submission to the State Government on its decision to call-in the Wanless landfill proposal and is urging residents to do the same before the 30 June 2022 deadline.

Giant light-based art installations take over CBD for SPARK Ipswich

27 June 2022

When the sun sets over 11 nights in Ipswich, the city centre will come alive with towering and spectacular light-based art installations for SPARK Ipswich - 7 to 17 July 2022.

Ipswich families better connected thanks to Community Centre partnership

24 June 2022

Hundreds of households that visit the Redbank Plains Community Centre feel safer, healthier and better connected with their local community and social services, according to a report concluding a multi-year study by council and Multicultural Australia.

State Budget brings boost for flood recovery, bust for major transport investment

23 June 2022

Of the more than $1 billion of investment in the “Ipswich Region” outlined in the 2022-23 State Budget, less than half of that funding will be spent in the Ipswich local government area with the majority going to neighbouring Brisbane, Somerset, Lockyer Valley and Scenic Rim local government areas.

Free kerbside collection commencing in Raceview

23 June 2022

It is time to clean out the spare room or under the house as Ipswich City Council’s free large item kerbside collection begins on 4 July 2022 for one week in Raceview.

Council gets sneak peek at Brisbane Lions’ new Ipswich home

22 June 2022

Construction of the Brisbane Lions new stadium at Springfield Central is progressing well following wet weather setbacks, with Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding and fellow councillors invited on a sneak peek tour of the $80 million project.