Ipswich Council News

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Augustine Heights has highest price rise in land valuations

premium_icon Augustine Heights has highest price rise in land valuations

Council problems land valuation spikes won't result in high rates

Council error deletes details from application forms

premium_icon Council error deletes details from application forms

Some people who nominated for the new community reference groups are asked to resubmit their application.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Demolition the best way forward for CBD eyesore: MP

premium_icon Demolition the best way forward for CBD eyesore: MP

SHE says the State Government is still in negotiations with Ipswich City Council about the area.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

FLY-THROUGH: Detailed look at new CBD revealed

premium_icon FLY-THROUGH: Detailed look at new CBD revealed

A promotional video has offered a glimpse of how the thriving civic heart of Ipswich will look when finished.

Pollies, ex-councillors banned from new, 'pure' input group

premium_icon Pollies, ex-councillors banned from new, 'pure' input group

Up to 100 residents will be recruited to join Ipswich City Council's interim community consultation groups.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

Why survey is a 'good opportunity' to shape the future

premium_icon Why survey is a 'good opportunity' to shape the future

A special session will start at 6pm at North Ipswich Reserve Corporate Centre

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Chemello looks forward: 'Boundary change not about the past'

premium_icon Chemello looks forward: 'Boundary change not about the past'

The eight-page paper offers the most comprehensive change to council boundaries since amalgamation in 1995.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

REVEALED: Your options for future councillor boundaries

premium_icon REVEALED: Your options for future councillor boundaries

The discussion paper encourages people to have their say about how the city’s council will be represented at the March 2020 elections and beyond.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Party politics, power-wielding groups 'will come to council'

premium_icon Party politics, power-wielding groups 'will come to council'

He said the council would be full of lobby groups and wealthy candidates if a push to abolish divisions is successful

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Simulators take off as high-tech company grows across region

premium_icon Simulators take off as high-tech company grows across region

Nestled in a small shed at Ipswich Business Park, Geosim Technologies has grown rapidly in the past few years.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Valuable grants worth chasing before cut-off date

Valuable grants worth chasing before cut-off date

A REMINDER that Round Two of the Ipswich City Council Sport and Recreation Grants are open with applications closing on March 31.

Voucher change tipped to slow waste from Brisbane residents

premium_icon Voucher change tipped to slow waste from Brisbane residents

Since 2008 Brisbane City Council residents have been able to use dump vouchers at Ipswich City Council's Riverview Recycling and Refuse Centre.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

IT'S ON: Olympic bid push a 'big deal' for Ipswich

premium_icon IT'S ON: Olympic bid push a 'big deal' for Ipswich

The city stands to secure significant transport, economic, legacy and tourism benefits if an Olympic Games was held, Greg Chemello said.

Ipswich council doubles its parking fine infringements

premium_icon Ipswich council doubles its parking fine infringements

The new report reveals residents' major complaints to the council

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Councils join forces to find solution for waste recovery

premium_icon Councils join forces to find solution for waste recovery

IPSWICH will join a group of five southeast Queensland councils in an effort to find a solution to its waste problems.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Celebrate cycling week in duathlon event

Celebrate cycling week in duathlon event

As part of the Celebration of Cycling Week, primary and high school aged kids can participate in a duathlon for only $10.

Residents still fighting against development

premium_icon Residents still fighting against development

Court could overturn council's decision

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Fears council constraints will reduce property value

premium_icon Fears council constraints will reduce property value

A rural Ipswich man fears his property's value will be reduced when he decides to sell.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Riverlink chair slams council's land grab as 'insulting'

premium_icon Riverlink chair slams council's land grab as 'insulting'

Bob Ell, chairman of Leda Holdings which owns Riverlink Shopping Centre, is fighting for "fair" compensation.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Dangerous dog 'returned' despite council destruction order

premium_icon Dangerous dog 'returned' despite council destruction order

The dog brutally injured a dachshund and was on death row but was given back to its owner, defying the council destruction order.

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