Ipswich Art Awards 2022 will return in May

21 December 2021

The Ipswich Art Awards will be held in May 2022, profiling Ipswich’s thriving arts community while celebrating all types of visual art.

Countdown to the New Year in Ipswich

20 December 2021

Karaoke bars, dancefloors and the skies above Ipswich are set to come alive with New Year’s Eve festivities as the city farewells 2021 with fireworks, parties and family-friendly events.

Council closures over Christmas and New Year

20 December 2021

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

Skate park upgrade on the way for Redbank Plains Recreation Reserve

20 December 2021

A skate park upgrade is on the way for Redbank Plains Recreation Reserve as part of council’s Skateboard and BMX Facilities Strategy, with construction works due to start in early 2022.

Rosewood Library open earlier and longer in New Year

16 December 2021

There is good news for visitors to the state-of-the-art Rosewood Library with extended opening hours to the community hub to begin in the New Year.

Proposed childcare development in Karalee rejected

16 December 2021

Councillors have voted to reject a proposed new childcare development in Karalee at Ipswich City Council’s Ordinary Meeting last week, bringing to an end several months of reviews, community discussions and independent assessments.

Twin baby bilbies born at Ipswich Nature Centre

16 December 2021

Christmas has come early at the Ipswich Nature Centre with two female bilbies popping out of their mother’s pouch at Bilby Burrow.

Customers entering some council facilities required to show proof of vaccination

15 December 2021

Proof of double vaccination will be required in some Ipswich City Council controlled facilities from 17 December 2021.

Rates relief to continue into 2022

14 December 2021

Ratepayers feeling the pinch financially because of COVID-19 will continue to be supported with Ipswich City Council extending its rates relief program.

New names for city locations

13 December 2021

The name of disgraced former Ipswich City Council mayor Paul Pisasale will be removed from two locations following a decision by council last week.