The Environmental Education Centre in Queens Park will be closed from Monday 30 January – Tuesday 21 March 2023 to undergo essential maintenance and refurbishment. From Wednesday 22 March 2023 the centre will re-open to visitors for our regular hours of Tuesday through Friday, 9:30am – 1:30pm.
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.
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.
Queens Park Map (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Queens Park Brochure (PDF, 294.4 KB)
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|
Tuesday – Friday
Public Holiday opening hours may vary.
|(07) 3810 6666|
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 (Clubs/Seasonal Sporting users, please use the application form in the Sport page).
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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