Ipswich Council News

Wed 13 Nov 2019

New estate destined for Ipswich suburb

premium_icon New estate destined for Ipswich suburb

Three hectares of prime Ipswich real estate is being touted for a large housing development as it hits the market.

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Candidate guide for 2020 election released

premium_icon Candidate guide for 2020 election released

Ipswich City Council today launches an Election 101 guide which includes everything you need to know about becoming a councillor or mayor.

Sat 9 Nov 2019

Scavengers pick over kerbside collection 'biohazard'

premium_icon Scavengers pick over kerbside collection 'biohazard'

An Ipswich resident has called out his neighbours for taking advantage of Ipswich City Council's annual kerbside pick-up.

Thu 7 Nov 2019

5000 businesses, residents affected by busy road upgrade

premium_icon 5000 businesses, residents affected by busy road upgrade

Ipswich City Council has been out and about talking to residents and businesses likely to be impacted by the changes.

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Mandatory training for all council candidates now live

premium_icon Mandatory training for all council candidates now live

All hopeful candidates in next year's March 2020 local government elections are now required to complete an online training course before they nominate.

Processing facility on the cards if approval is granted

premium_icon Processing facility on the cards if approval is granted

The proposed facility would employ between five and 10 people, operate seven days a week and would be located about 5km to the northeast of the Ipswich CBD.

Tue 5 Nov 2019

Former councillor confirms whether or not they will run

premium_icon Former councillor confirms whether or not they will run

Former Division 4 councillor Kylie Stoneman has broken her silence on Ipswich City Council's sacking in a heartfelt outpouring.

New shops next to busy train station approved

premium_icon New shops next to busy train station approved

'Four tenancies will be created across the two buildings.'

Water works in quiet Ipswich suburb this week

premium_icon Water works in quiet Ipswich suburb this week

Queensland Urban Utilities will begin work this week to replace a water main.

Mon 4 Nov 2019

MP raises doubt over new divisional boundaries

premium_icon MP raises doubt over new divisional boundaries

'One wonders whether they will be able to service the needs of the people adequately and appropriately with only eight councillors.'

Contentious dump site size increase officially nixed

premium_icon Contentious dump site size increase officially nixed

Ipswich City Council has officially refused an application to increase the height of a landfill site at New Chum.

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Council candidate's plan to smash Ipswich's 'stigma'

premium_icon Council candidate's plan to smash Ipswich's 'stigma'

The former soldier and self-employed telecommunications technician has put his hand up to run for council for the first time.

Fri 1 Nov 2019

Cost of Ipswich City Council clean-out revealed

premium_icon Cost of Ipswich City Council clean-out revealed

Ipswich City Council's annual report has revealed the costs of its Interim Administrator and the Interim Management Committee.

Council bans dogs from conservation areas, nature reserves

premium_icon Council bans dogs from conservation areas, nature reserves

Dogs will be prohibited from being taken into several conservation areas under a new Ipswich City Council local law.

Council offers businesses dollar for dollar incentive rebate

premium_icon Council offers businesses dollar for dollar incentive rebate

'They're looking a bit ratty. A lot of us probably have asbestos ceilings still. I think it's a good chance to get rid of a lot of those and dress it up'.

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Council cracks down on illegal parking with law changes

premium_icon Council cracks down on illegal parking with law changes

The laws will come into effect from November 1.

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Candidate wants improved public transport, care for elderly

premium_icon Candidate wants improved public transport, care for elderly

'I have the advantage of having a small business plus also working for a large organisation'.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

Long-term plan to lead new council to success

premium_icon Long-term plan to lead new council to success

The report revealed Ipswich welcomed more than 9000 new residents to the area in the past financial year.

Council pilot program to make fabulous facades in CBD

premium_icon Council pilot program to make fabulous facades in CBD

The council is committing a further $100,000 to beautifying Ipswich Central.

Locals: 'Library relocation limits community ties'

premium_icon Locals: 'Library relocation limits community ties'

Karalee's mobile library service will wrap up with the opening of the new high-tech pod.

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