Ipswich Council News

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Sex and rock ’n’ roll: Pisasale's high life before the fall

premium_icon Sex and rock ’n’ roll: Pisasale's high life before the fall

FALLEN Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale allegedly led a hedonistic lifestyle on the ratepayer tab in his final frenetic months in office, even seeking a threesome.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

'Worse than a tip': Neighbours gag at home's foul stench

premium_icon 'Worse than a tip': Neighbours gag at home's foul stench

Mouldy mattresses, clothing and furniture littering the Ipswich yard has caused neighbours to feel sick in their own homes.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Plans approved for new Ipswich primary school

premium_icon Plans approved for new Ipswich primary school

Prep to year three school expected to open by 2020

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Developer’s drastic action to restrain CCC probe

premium_icon Developer’s drastic action to restrain CCC probe

A DEVELOPER embroiled in a corruption probe into Ipswich City Council has taken the extraordinary step to restrain the CCC from charging him.

AUCTION: How you can buy dismissed Ipswich councillors' cars

premium_icon AUCTION: How you can buy dismissed Ipswich councillors' cars

The 11 councillors were forced to hand back their cars when they were dismissed by the State Government. Now they're going under the hammer.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

City boss urges fearful Ipswich council staff to speak out

premium_icon City boss urges fearful Ipswich council staff to speak out

"They're people who have gone through a lot of pain and angst."

Guards employed to protect stalled CBD redevelopment

premium_icon Guards employed to protect stalled CBD redevelopment

Ratepayers are footing the bill for several employees to manage leases as well as maintain and guard the Ipswich central business district.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Dry conditions causing business owner to 'choke' on dust

premium_icon Dry conditions causing business owner to 'choke' on dust

Elizabeth Jenkinson is concerned about her own health, with the "filthy road” and dry conditions leaving dust in the air.

City boss sets deadline to fix 'pretty sad' CBD development

premium_icon City boss sets deadline to fix 'pretty sad' CBD development

During his two whirlwind weeks in charge of the city, administrator Greg Chemello has spent time analysing the state of the CBD project.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Research reveals closely-guarded Safe City data

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: Research reveals closely-guarded Safe City data

FOR four months Adrianne Robinson has studied the network and was granted access to Ipswich City Council's closely-guarded data.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

'We're not undercutting Ipswich': Cafe manager hits back

premium_icon 'We're not undercutting Ipswich': Cafe manager hits back

THE owners of Queen's Park Cafe say Ipswich City Council have accused them of short-changing the community.

Mon 3 Sep 2018

Sky hasn't fallen despite Chemello taking the council reins

premium_icon Sky hasn't fallen despite Chemello taking the council reins

Most of the fanfare, concern, and warnings leading up to the dismissal of Ipswich City Council now seem a distant memory

Junior Blasters program encourages cricket fun for kids

Junior Blasters program encourages cricket fun for kids

The Junior Blasters program teaches girls and boys the skills to play cricket through fun, game-based activities.

Dividend, assets transferred in council-company closure

premium_icon Dividend, assets transferred in council-company closure

Ipswich City Enterprises, Ipswich Motorsport Park and Ipswich City Developments will be de-registered.

Fri 31 Aug 2018

Queen's Park Cafe future in doubt after dispute with council

premium_icon Queen's Park Cafe future in doubt after dispute with council

THE future of the Queen's Park Cafe and its 32 employees is uncertain after a disagreement with the council.

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Motorsport dream remains alive depsite 'imminent closure'

premium_icon Motorsport dream remains alive depsite 'imminent closure'

The company, established in 2016 to redevelop Queensland Raceway, was listed for de-registration earlier this year.

Council company winds up, won't repay $450K debt

premium_icon Council company winds up, won't repay $450K debt

The closure of the company is expected to be be finalised this week, or next.

'I'm no acting mayor': City boss Chemello lists top pledges

premium_icon 'I'm no acting mayor': City boss Chemello lists top pledges

COMMUNITY concerns will be taken into account by the city's new boss.

'All-ability sport': New amusement centre good news for city

premium_icon 'All-ability sport': New amusement centre good news for city

The amusement venue is expected to fill a void in Ipswich.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

How Paul Pisasale ‘returned prostitute’s favour’

premium_icon How Paul Pisasale ‘returned prostitute’s favour’

FALLEN Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale had a “sexual transaction” with a prostitute, prosecutors claim, and what he allegedly did next led to extortion charge.

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