Ipswich Council News

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Waste association CEO clashes with council over landfill

premium_icon Waste association CEO clashes with council over landfill

'The council's deliberate attempt to delay and prevent these projects is jeopardising 428 jobs and $25 million in wages paid to Ipswich residents.'

Tue 10 Sep 2019

’Propensity to lie’: Fallen Ipswich CEO’s appeal rejected

premium_icon ’Propensity to lie’: Fallen Ipswich CEO’s appeal rejected

A crooked former Ipswich council chief executive who pocketed hundreds of thousands of dollars in corrupt payments has had his appeal for less jail time rejected -...

Council candidate pulls out of the running

premium_icon Council candidate pulls out of the running

He made the announcement he would be vying for a position as councillor last month.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Businessman addresses rumours he will run for mayor

premium_icon Businessman addresses rumours he will run for mayor

The owner of a popular Ipswich restaurant is appealing for council to do more to get CBD businesses through a 'frightening' period.

Thu 5 Sep 2019

Will e-scooters be rolling into Ipswich soon?

premium_icon Will e-scooters be rolling into Ipswich soon?

Jealous of Brisbane folk scooting around everywhere? Ipswich City Council has been investigating ways to get you moving faster too - here's the latest.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Latest dates for opening of new library

premium_icon Latest dates for opening of new library

Construction takes shape at new state-of-the-art facility

Homelessness and transport key issues for latest candidate

premium_icon Homelessness and transport key issues for latest candidate

'My biggest concern is the kids. If they don't have the correct money, bus drivers aren't letting them on the bus'

Fri 30 Aug 2019

A 'wise' focus on diversity will rescue CBD from sad decline

premium_icon A 'wise' focus on diversity will rescue CBD from sad decline

'I think it is going to be a really interesting undertaking to see which businesses benefit most from the construction activity that's going on around here'.

Thu 29 Aug 2019

Blame game begins as Supercars exit Ipswich

premium_icon Blame game begins as Supercars exit Ipswich

First it was dismissed councillor Paul Tully, but readers are also speaking out about the racing events demise.

Have your say on keeping Ipswich community Active

Have your say on keeping Ipswich community Active

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Getting Supercars back like 'pushing s--t up a hill'

premium_icon Getting Supercars back like 'pushing s--t up a hill'

WHILE the future of V8 racing has been secured in Queensland, Ipswich misses out, and according to a former councillor, the administration is to blame.

Wed 28 Aug 2019

Candidate spruiks entertainment, youth and parades

premium_icon Candidate spruiks entertainment, youth and parades

Down-to-earth Division 3 candidate Rochelle Caloon believes the youth and entertainment are the keys to Ipswich's success as a city.

Workers on site as major CBD redevelopment work begins

premium_icon Workers on site as major CBD redevelopment work begins

The plaza will be the size of King George Square but a focus has been put on green spaces and natural light so it doesn't become a copy of the ' heat sink'

Tue 27 Aug 2019

Council candidates reveal political party affiliations

premium_icon Council candidates reveal political party affiliations

Several of Ipswich's council candidates in the March 2020 elections have admitted to having political party affiliations.

Mon 26 Aug 2019

Division 2 hopeful has passion to make the city great again

premium_icon Division 2 hopeful has passion to make the city great again

In the short time Brookwater father of two James Pinnell and his family have lived in Ipswich, they've seen the council in charge of the city go downhill.

Businessman to help pay Pisasale’s legal bills

premium_icon Businessman to help pay Pisasale’s legal bills

One of Queensland’s most successful builders has vowed to stand by fallen Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale, offering him financial aid towards his legal fees.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

ONE YEAR LATER: 'Disillusion still haunting community'

premium_icon ONE YEAR LATER: 'Disillusion still haunting community'

It has been a year since the council was sensationally dumped - and while positivity rings through council’s chambers former councillors reveal their fears. 

Fri 23 Aug 2019

Disgraced Ipswich mayor’s CV fail

premium_icon Disgraced Ipswich mayor’s CV fail

Fallen Ipswich mayor Andrew Antoniolli might be considering a return to the job market — but first he should fix a glaring oversight in his online profile.

Staunch Liberal's plan to sit in the mayor's chair

premium_icon Staunch Liberal's plan to sit in the mayor's chair

She will comission a full forensic audit into Ipswich City Council on her first day in office if elected.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Council dismissal one year later: how we got here

premium_icon Council dismissal one year later: how we got here

It has been one year since Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe swung the sword to dismiss the city's councillors, in an extraordinary move.

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