Collect all six free heritage postcards around Ipswich

30 August 2021

Ipswich residents and visitors will be able to collect their own set of vintage postcards, created exclusively for the city’s inaugural Galvanized heritage festival.

Hazardous chemicals laid to waste on free drop-off day

30 August 2021

The Riverview Recycling and Refuse Centre will open its doors to garage, kitchen and bathroom chemicals from 8am to 4pm on Sunday, 26 September, as council’s annual hazardous chemical drop-off day provides a free and safe dumping opportunity for residents.

Photographers encouraged to capture the sparks at Cooneana

27 August 2021

Dark blue flames, red hot steel, and sparks flying. This is the scene photographers are encouraged to capture during the Galvanized Festival of Heritage Evening Openings.

Community drives significant road upgrades for Division 4 rural localities

26 August 2021

Rosewood, Walloon, Marburg and Thagoona are in line for a significant program of road rehabilitation and resurfacing works following advocacy by Division 4 Councillors for their local community.

Ipswich families set to travel back in time

26 August 2021

Families can try their hands at butter churning, damper tasting, laundry with a tub and washboard, and rides on a trackless train this month as the Cooneana Heritage Centre hosts the Back in Time Family Fun Day.

New forum puts focus on the future of sport in Ipswich

26 August 2021

With a 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games in South East Queensland on the horizon, Ipswich City Council is hosting a new sport and recreation forum to explore what sport will look like in Ipswich in the coming decades.

Inaugural public hearing of review panel considers sensitive landfill issues

23 August 2021

A development application for a new landfill and recycling centre lodged by Wanless Recycling Park Pty Ltd will be decided by Ipswich City Council next month following the first public hearing of the Independent Decision Review Panel (IDRP).

Council procurement pipeline opens opportunities for local businesses

16 August 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic has created an uncertain and challenging environment for the business community, a new initiative led by Ipswich City Council is opening up an 18-month pipeline of procurement opportunities for local businesses.

Governor-General e-visits Ipswich to discuss pandemic impacts

14 August 2021

The Governor-General of Australia His Excellency, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) has thanked Ipswich community leaders for their pandemic response and highlighted the push for increased vaccination rates in his first meeting with Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding.

Court decision reserved on Ipswich waste sites

14 August 2021

Ipswich City Council’s court battle with three waste companies, Austin BMI Pty Ltd, Cleanaway Solid Water Pty Ltd, and Lantrak Property Holdings, concluded on Friday 13 August, as the Planning and Environment Court reserved its decision on appeals which could see two new landfills and an existing waste site extended