Ipswich Council News

Mon 2 Dec 2019

Commuters set to be hit with $100 fines for illegal parking

premium_icon Commuters set to be hit with $100 fines for illegal parking

Commuters parking illegally only have a couple of days of amnesty left before they’re hit with big fines.

Fri 29 Nov 2019

How council changes will impact Ipswich community groups

premium_icon How council changes will impact Ipswich community groups

Funding, printing and meeting places were at the top of the list of talking points for more than 70 community organisations

Council discretionary funds capped after misuse

premium_icon Council discretionary funds capped after misuse

Ipswich City Council Interim Administrator Greg Chemello said when it came to discretionary funds in Ipswich, things needed to change

Thu 28 Nov 2019

Retirement village with 200 living units approved

premium_icon Retirement village with 200 living units approved

A community hub complete with a cafe, library, small grocery store, salon/barber rooms and a 300-seat multipurpose space is also part of plans.

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.

Modern facilities set for caravan park as approval granted

premium_icon Modern facilities set for caravan park as approval granted

It will involve the construction of nine new relocatable homes and the renovation of an existing building to create three independent living units.

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Council to seek community feedback for parking strategy

premium_icon Council to seek community feedback for parking strategy

The council will seek community feedback on a new parking management strategy for the CBD.

Plans for waste to energy plant will be lodged next year

premium_icon Plans for waste to energy plant will be lodged next year

Wildfire Energy has partnered with waste company BMI to deliver the project.

Mon 25 Nov 2019

Political pedigree for latest Division 3 candidate

premium_icon Political pedigree for latest Division 3 candidate

A 44-YEAR resident, former administrative and medical professional and community advocate is the latest council candidate to announce for Division 3.

Council candidate information sessions start this week

premium_icon Council candidate information sessions start this week

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

Sat 23 Nov 2019

How to have your say on the Swifts Sports Club sale

premium_icon How to have your say on the Swifts Sports Club sale

The advisory group facilitating the community consultation on the purchase has stressed operations would remain the same if the sale goes ahead.

Fri 22 Nov 2019

Plans in place to expand aged care community

premium_icon Plans in place to expand aged care community

There are already 73 places for elderly residents and 72 will be added if the proposal is granted approval.

Rumours, concerns over sale of popular sports club site

premium_icon Rumours, concerns over sale of popular sports club site

Mixed concerns were raised and “rumours” addressed over the club’s proposal to buy and redevelop the site.

Thu 21 Nov 2019

School zone speed limit changes for two busy roads

premium_icon School zone speed limit changes for two busy roads

The council will drop the speed limits around two busy Ipswich schools on main roads.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Council appoints experienced hand to guide rapid growth

premium_icon Council appoints experienced hand to guide rapid growth

The 58-year-old brings with him extensive local government experience, having worked in Cairns, Caboolture and Toowoomba councils.

Resident believes kerbside collection should go in the bin

premium_icon Resident believes kerbside collection should go in the bin

A Bundamba resident blames renters and thoughtless residents for dangerous dumping of kerbside collection ‘crap’.

New rules for candidates intending to run as groups

premium_icon New rules for candidates intending to run as groups

It will be illegal for groups of candidates to conduct group campaigning activities unless they have registered with the ECQ.

Residents concerned with councillor responsibilities

premium_icon Residents concerned with councillor responsibilities

Residents are concerned councillors will not be able to go straight to operational groups within the council to fix local problems.

Mon 18 Nov 2019

Last ditch effort before fining illegally parked commuters

premium_icon Last ditch effort before fining illegally parked commuters

Ipswich City Council will deliver flyers to motorists parking illegally near Springfield Central train station.

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Search is on to find Santa on Ipswich in augmented reality

premium_icon Search is on to find Santa on Ipswich in augmented reality

Reveal hidden Christmas characters on Ipswich streets in Queensland first.

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