Supporting local business

Council encourages everyone to work together to actively support local businesses throughout this challenging period.

Discover Ipswich is offering the following incentives:

  • Gift vouchers
  • Deals of the day
  • Virtual tours
  • Online yoga

Subscribe to Discover Ipswich’s newsletter to get up-to-date information and deals.

Helping Businesses Adapt

Council and its partners, Fire Station 101, Greater Springfield and Ipswich Chambers of Commerce have collaborated to help support businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Fire Station 101 is offering four FREE online courses covering topics from  cashflow to practising resilience throughout March and April.

For more information visit:

Fire Station 101

For member updates and online events, visit the Chamber of Commerce.

Greater Springfield

Ipswich Chamber of Commerce

To stay abreast with the latest news and updates in Ipswich, subscribe to Ipswich First’s e-newsletter.

COVID-19 Updates

Council encourages residents and visitors concerned about COVID-19’s impact on Ipswich to keep abreast of news via Ipswich First.

Feeling unwell?

If you develop a fever, a cough, sore throat or shortness of breath within 14 days of overseas travel, seek medical attention.

Call 13HEALTH 

(24-hour help line)

Call your GP

  • Share accurate information and advice
  • Stay connected and support isolated people
  • Consider your actions and be kind
  • Look after your wellbeing
  • Support local business
  • Public Pools
  • Libraries
  • Picnic Areas across Natural Estates
  • Parks
  • Dog Off Leash Areas
  • Waste Services
  • Community Centres
  • Nature Centre
  • Ipswich Civic Centre (within COVID safe plan guidelines)
  • Ipswich Art Gallery
  • Firestation 101
  • Council Run Programs and Events (where possible under COVID safe plan guidelines)
  • Mobile Nursery Events
  • Queens Park Nursery
  • Visitor Information Centre