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North Ipswich Open Space Masterplan

The North Ipswich Open Space Master Plan (NIOSMP) is a consolidation of various individual studies and thoughts relating to the planning and design of the open space network on the north banks of the Bremer River. NIOSMP will set the strategic direction for the future sustainable development of this parkland, with consideration to opportunities for key sites such as the Woollen Mills, Cribb Park, Ipswich Rail Yards and North Ipswich Reserve.

Project information

Over a number of years, Ipswich City Council has been securing key sites along both sides of the Bremer in order to realise the greater vision of opening the city back up to the Bremer River and establishing a vibrant public linear open space network. The study area extends from Mihi Junction to Cribb Park, but also considers important links back to Ipswich Central on the south side of Bremer River.

Key objectives

There are a number of key objectives that have guided the NIOSMO, focused on the following key areas:

  • Connected linear open space network
  • Integrated pedestrian and cycle network
  • Unlocking key community development sites
  • Integration of a signature sports precinct
  • Active transport
  • Vehicle connectivity
  • Protecting and enhancing the banks of the Bremer River.

View the plan

The NIOSMP draft and draft overview are available for download below:

NIOS Masterplan Draft Report
NIOS Masterplan Draft Overview (PDF, 803.8 KB)

Give your feedback

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