Ipswich Council News

Fri 10 Jan 2020

New council report details administrator's past 16 months

premium_icon New council report details administrator's past 16 months

Ipswich City Council has released a report detailing the past 16 months of administration.

Greens announce mayoral candidate for March elections

premium_icon Greens announce mayoral candidate for March elections

The candidate has vowed to develop a comprehensive disaster management plan and recognise a climate emergency.

Local legend’s ‘Bumpa’ career selling car parts

premium_icon Local legend’s ‘Bumpa’ career selling car parts

The approval of a six-storey commercial building on the corner of Limestone and Ellenborough streets will mark the end of an era for the corner’s history in auto...

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Whistleblowers allege theft, fraud, racism in council

premium_icon Whistleblowers allege theft, fraud, racism in council

Interim administrator Greg Chemello's final report details complaints and how the council has changed in the past two years.

Fri 3 Jan 2020

BOREDOM BUSTERS: Ipswich offers kids great January fun

premium_icon BOREDOM BUSTERS: Ipswich offers kids great January fun

Ipswich offers some of the best holiday boredom busters around with a stash of innovative and cheerfully cheap activities

Fri 27 Dec 2019

2020 wishlist: You say what needs to be fixed

premium_icon 2020 wishlist: You say what needs to be fixed

Earlier this month we asked residents what would be on their wishlist for Ipswich for 2020.

All you need to know about the Ipswich City Council election

All you need to know about the Ipswich City Council election

With the March 2020 local government elections fast approaching, 14 candidates have already announced their intention to run.

Thu 26 Dec 2019

Fines for dog owners flouting new laws

premium_icon Fines for dog owners flouting new laws

Penalties for taking dogs into high value conservation areas will kick in from January 1.

Tue 24 Dec 2019

Business as usual for garbos over Christmas break

premium_icon Business as usual for garbos over Christmas break

Wheelie bin collection services will remain unchanged during the Christmas and New Year period.

Council election watchdog publishes first of findings

premium_icon Council election watchdog publishes first of findings

One of those requests related to Ipswich and was put forward by mayoral candidate Gary Duffy.

Mon 23 Dec 2019

New decision about fireworks display on New Year’s Eve

premium_icon New decision about fireworks display on New Year’s Eve

Ipswich will still farewell the decade in style

Sun 22 Dec 2019

Billionaire tycoon slams Qld council’s ‘assault on jobs’

premium_icon Billionaire tycoon slams Qld council’s ‘assault on jobs’

One of Australia’s richest men has accused an SEQ council of undermining hundreds of jobs with its plan to splash millions on a new retail precinct.

Sat 21 Dec 2019

Two days left to go on Ipswich’s Christmas Wonderland

premium_icon Two days left to go on Ipswich’s Christmas Wonderland

There are only two nights to go for Ipswich’s favourite Christmas event, Christmas Wonderland.

Fri 20 Dec 2019

WATCH: Traders persist through tough times, wait almost over

premium_icon WATCH: Traders persist through tough times, wait almost over

It will be at least nine more months before residents will see the newly opened Nicholas St precinct fully take shape.

Thu 19 Dec 2019

FIRST LOOK: Nicholas St precinct starting to take shape

premium_icon FIRST LOOK: Nicholas St precinct starting to take shape

Astute residents may have noticed something different about the Nicholas St precinct.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

New council rules: No mobiles, no interrupting and sit down

premium_icon New council rules: No mobiles, no interrupting and sit down

No using mobile phones, no interrupting other councillors and always remain seated when voting - it’s a brave new world for the incoming councillors.

Running a team means candidates are commited to council

premium_icon Running a team means candidates are commited to council

Two residents have announced as Ipswich’s first team to run in the March 2020 local government elections.

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Survey shows 30 per cent of residents happy with council

premium_icon Survey shows 30 per cent of residents happy with council

Thirty per cent of residents are happy with Ipswich City Council, which has increased since last year.

Development endangering popular heritage precinct

premium_icon Development endangering popular heritage precinct

A council bid to lop a copse of mature gum trees in Limestone Park has sparked anger, with residents identifying problems with works along Salisbury Rd.

Four-night firework display sparks debate in dry conditions

premium_icon Four-night firework display sparks debate in dry conditions

A four-night Christmas fireworks will go ahead this week, despite the local fire ban being extended to December 30.

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