Ipswich Council News

Thu 17 May 2018

Council dismissal FAQ: Your questions answered

premium_icon Council dismissal FAQ: Your questions answered

What the changes mean for rates, the CBD, council services and the community.

Wed 16 May 2018

REVEALED: Council contractor charged by CCC linked to ex-CEO

premium_icon REVEALED: Council contractor charged by CCC linked to ex-CEO

The contractor also received a glowing testimony from former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale.

CCC charge contractor over Ipswich council investigation

CCC charge contractor over Ipswich council investigation

The CCC will allege the man provided corrupt payments, totalling $104,000

I did not mislead parliament: Frecklington

I did not mislead parliament: Frecklington

DEB Frecklington denies deliberately misleading Queensland parliament.

REVEALED: CCC charge event director with forgery

premium_icon REVEALED: CCC charge event director with forgery

He is the 14th person linked to Ipswich City Council to be charged by the CCC

Rogue Miller accuses own party of 'misconduct' over council

premium_icon Rogue Miller accuses own party of 'misconduct' over council

JO-ANN Miller has accused her own State Government of "misconduct or maladministration or worse' in dealing with complaints about the Ipswich City Council

Ex-councillor drops memorabilia to council as CCC closes in

premium_icon Ex-councillor drops memorabilia to council as CCC closes in

The QT understands about 21 items of memorabilia were returned to the council's possession last month, to be recorded and stored.

Tue 15 May 2018

CCC: Man linked to Ipswich council charged with forgery

CCC: Man linked to Ipswich council charged with forgery

The Kalinga man, who was linked to the council, will face three charges of forgery.

326 corruption complaints? More like three, says Govt

326 corruption complaints? More like three, says Govt

The State Government has rejected the LNP's latest claims about corruption in Ipswich.

New dealership hits the ignition

premium_icon New dealership hits the ignition

Speculation is still rife on what cars will be sold at a recently approved dealership in Augustine Heights.

Mon 14 May 2018

Mayor breaks silence as 'save council' push gathers steam

Mayor breaks silence as 'save council' push gathers steam

He's taken to Facebook and sent a message to the community.

'A common sense decision': Council verdict on new dump plan

premium_icon 'A common sense decision': Council verdict on new dump plan

The outcome showed the council's planning and development applications process was robust.

Free cycling sessions to celebrate new Park opening

Free cycling sessions to celebrate new Park opening

WITH the new Ipswich Cycle Park complete, the Ipswich Cycling Club is offering a number of ways you can get involved in the sport.

Fri 11 May 2018

CCC investigation leaves council asking who's next?

premium_icon CCC investigation leaves council asking who's next?

IPSWICH City Council employees and councillors are living in fear the Crime and Corruption Commission will lay more charges.

'CCC monitoring our phones, texts and emails': Councillor

premium_icon 'CCC monitoring our phones, texts and emails': Councillor

David Pahlke revealed the corruption watchdog trawled through his bank accounts during an interview with him last year.

Thu 10 May 2018

Push for new State Government powers to sack dodgy mayors

premium_icon Push for new State Government powers to sack dodgy mayors

STATE Parliament will next week be asked to green light new powers to allow for councillors and mayors to be sacked if it is in the public interest/

OPINION: Is sacking a council good for a city?

premium_icon OPINION: Is sacking a council good for a city?

Unless we know there's going to be no more of the same, it's hard to know a better way forward.

Wed 9 May 2018

Council staffer charged by corruption watchdog

premium_icon Council staffer charged by corruption watchdog

A former executive officer to Paul Pisasale and current Ipswich City Council staff member is the latest to face charges by the Crime and Conduct Commission.

Tue 8 May 2018

Plans revealed for Springfield shared-use hall

Plans revealed for Springfield shared-use hall

PLANS are being reviewed for a multimillion-dollar multipurpose hall that would be shared by Springfield Central State High School and Ipswich City Council.

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