Ipswich Council News

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Council opens new groups for community input, closes others

Council opens new groups for community input, closes others

Four council committees will be closed to make way for more streamlined community consultation

Public 'put at risk' by Legionella in council plants: Worker

premium_icon Public 'put at risk' by Legionella in council plants: Worker

The concern comes after two council employees working in the program tested positive for the potentially deadly bacteria.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Two Springfield roads that could get an upgrade

premium_icon Two Springfield roads that could get an upgrade

"These are two of the busiest roads in all of Ipswich"

Ipswich's building, population hot spots revealed in report

Ipswich's building, population hot spots revealed in report

An extra 2858 people called Ipswich home in the quarter, surpassing a significant milestone for the city's population

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Orion Lagoon name change possible after talks stall

premium_icon Orion Lagoon name change possible after talks stall

Ipswich City Council will start an Expression of Interest campaign for naming rights to the lagoon at Robelle Domain parklands, Springfield Central.

'It must be resolved': City boss asks Hinchcliffe for review

premium_icon 'It must be resolved': City boss asks Hinchcliffe for review

The QT revealed a serious push was under way within the State Government to remove the 10 councillor divisions in Ipswich.

40 things developers want to build in Ipswich

premium_icon 40 things developers want to build in Ipswich

Three gyms, a medical centre, a car park and a shopping centre expansion are among the projects developers have applied to build, change, knock down or move.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

REVEALED: Push to remove councillor divisions before 2020

premium_icon REVEALED: Push to remove councillor divisions before 2020

The QT understands discussions are being had within the State Government about removing the councillors' 10 divisions in Ipswich

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Keep eyes on kids, not on phones

premium_icon Keep eyes on kids, not on phones

Safety warning as temperature soars

Council's $100K plan 'a dead-set waste of cash'

premium_icon Council's $100K plan 'a dead-set waste of cash'

A resident says the council's cash should be spent on the city's growing homeless population and ice addicts, not a 'dead-set waste footpath'.

Mall works progress, Top of Town owner says what about us?

premium_icon Mall works progress, Top of Town owner says what about us?

AS IPSWICH'S council focuses on redeveloping the city's mall, businesses at the Top of Town have been left questioning what support will be available to them.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Son of first woman elected to Ipswich Council launches award

Son of first woman elected to Ipswich Council launches award

Violet Jordan Leadership Award launched at parliament house

Another fuel, fast-food precinct approved for Ipswich

premium_icon Another fuel, fast-food precinct approved for Ipswich

A 7-11 service station, car wash and takeaway food hub will be constructed at another Ipswich location.

Two months after vote, 10,000 library books remain missing

premium_icon Two months after vote, 10,000 library books remain missing

In their final moments before being dismissed, the majority of the 10 Ipswich councillors voted to return the books to the library.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Christmas event cancelled, council launches probe into funds

premium_icon Christmas event cancelled, council launches probe into funds

Greg Chemello declares the days of the council handing out unaccountable, 'willy nilly' funding is over

Who should and who shouldn't run for Ipswich mayor

premium_icon Who should and who shouldn't run for Ipswich mayor

A FUTURE mayor walks among us, potentially unaware of the destiny that awaits them. Here are five people who should consider standing.

Genius plan to protect iconic Queens Park fig from storms

premium_icon Genius plan to protect iconic Queens Park fig from storms

The tree had three extended horizontal limbs, with the majority of foliage weighted at the end, which were susceptible to fracture in strong winds.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Historic change gives Ipswich boss access to mayors' club

premium_icon Historic change gives Ipswich boss access to mayors' club

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk revealed why Ipswich had to be represented on the mayors' entity.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Council signs off on changes to 443-lot Ipswich estate

premium_icon Council signs off on changes to 443-lot Ipswich estate

Changes have been made after the original approval provided for lots from 445sqm to 510sqm.

Parents' concern for sun safety as weather heats up

premium_icon Parents' concern for sun safety as weather heats up

Grandmother Wendy Norman wants people to ask the council for more shade at Orion Lagoon.

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