10A Milford Street, Ipswich
To ensure the safety of our community, we have decided to take a number of measures to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19. We apologise for any inconvenience. Council will close the Queens Park Nature Centre (from Monday 30 March until further notice) and Environmental Education Centre (from Saturday March 21 - Sunday 19 July 2020).
Queens Park contains significant cultural heritage values not only for Ipswich but for Queensland.
Queens Park was the first park to be developed in Queensland, first being surveyed in 1842. Its original architectural design dates back to 1862 and is perhaps Ipswich's most well know landmark. Visitors to the park will experience old world charm with modern day conveniences.
With its close proximity to the Ipswich city centre, Queens Park allows easy access to shady gardens and a relaxing lunch time outing.
Features of the park include extensive formalised garden beds, Nerima Gardens (a Japanese-styled garden), the Ipswich Nature Centre, children's play facilities, Bush House, Bush Chapel, Queens Park Croquet Hall, several sporting clubs, cafe and Environmental Education Centre.
Visit the Ipswich Nature Centre page for more information.
Visit the Nerima Gardens page for more information.
Visit the Queens Park Croquet Hall page for more information.
See opening times below and more information on the nursery, free plants and planting on Council's Gardening webpage.
Visit the Queens Park Environmental Education Centre for more information.
|Queens Park Environmental Education Centre|
|(07) 3810 6666|
Applications to use the following will only be considered if the event is consistent with the theme of the location:
Applications will not be accepted for the use of:
The Conference Room is available for bookings of community activities, such as medium to large meetings, workshops and seminars.
Please refer to the following information regarding the Conference Room:
A permit/licence is required to use the following areas within Queens Park. Using the information provided please ensure you select an area suitable for your event.
NOTE: Due to the popularity of Queens Park - Bush Chapel for ceremonies, permits will only be issued for a period of 2.5 hours.
Standard Conditions for each area can be viewed below. To apply for a Park & Facility Use Permit/Licence please complete an application form for assessment of your proposed event.
Please view the area conditions prior to applying for a permit/licence.
The permit holder must produce for inspection, the permit granted by the local government, upon request of an authorised person.
Please click on the name of each area to view its booking calendar (if available) and check availability for your event date/s before submitting your application for use.
The prescribed fee in accordance with Council’s Fees and Charges will be required when submitting an application (if applicable). Please refer to Council’s Fees and Charges
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