Have your say on draft new Ipswich Planning Scheme

15 May 2023

The Ipswich Plan 2024 – the proposed new planning scheme for the city – has been adopted for community consultation between 15 May and 16 July.

Record visitor spending achieved in Ipswich

12 May 2023

Ipswich has seen a strong recovery in tourism spend with a record $321 million in visitor spending, as travellers discover our beautiful heritage city has much to offer.

Council makes decision to deal with challenges of Venue contract

12 May 2023

Ipswich City Council has approved a $15 million contract variation on the Venue development in Nicholas Street Precinct, after careful consideration of the options available and their respective risks, at a special meeting of council on Thursday.

Shopfront Savvy to arrive in Ipswich for a Queensland first

11 May 2023

Ipswich City Council has partnered with Mainstreet Australia to launch a new Shopfront Savvy event to help businesses improve their understanding of the local market and elevate their business knowledge.

2023-24 Federal Budget: Cost of living relief but no new infrastructure

11 May 2023

The 2023-24 Federal Budget provided cost of living relief for Ipswich residents struggling to make ends meet, but put a hold on any new investment in infrastructure for Queensland’s fastest growing city.

Ipswich Art Awards bigger and better in 2023

10 May 2023

The 2023 Ipswich Art Awards have reached new heights, with a record 427 artists entering 570 artworks – smashing last year’s record of 203 artists and 352 entries.

Great Houses of Ipswich makes a triumphant return this weekend

09 May 2023

Great Houses of Ipswich is set to make a triumphant return as three magnificent privately-owned historic homes will be opened to the community this Saturday.

Bumper visitor numbers for Nicholas Street Precinct across April

09 May 2023

The Nicholas Street Precinct enjoyed record visitation across April, with visitors enjoying free school holiday activities, a record-breaking Tunes in Tulmur and a host of family friendly events.

Special council meeting on Venue development

09 May 2023

Since council’s approval of the contract to refurbish the Venue Building in Ipswich Central in August last year, Hutchinson Builders have made substantial progress.

Historical flood mapping now available for Ipswich residents

09 May 2023

The extent of the February 2022 flood is now available to be viewed on Ipswich City Council’s website in a newly-updated historical flood mapping tool.