ipswich history

Ever wonder what life in Ipswich was like in 1947?

Premium Content Ever wonder what life in Ipswich was like in 1947?

It looks like a lot has changed, but a lot has stayed the same...

Family behind Ipswich bank's success

Premium Content Family behind Ipswich bank's success

First financial institution opens in the city in the mid-1800s

Business sweet as Nestle comes to town

Premium Content Business sweet as Nestle comes to town

"This was the first venue of Nestle in Australia"

Rotary plays key part in our lives

Premium Content Rotary plays key part in our lives

The first meeting was held on February 19, 1930

News flashes along the wires

Premium Content News flashes along the wires

Invention revolutionises communications in Queensland

Leaving Liverpool for a new home

Premium Content Leaving Liverpool for a new home

Diary entries reveal life-changing journey of an English woman

Sectarian troubles flare in city

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And kindgarten starts life in the '30s

The days of the old school yard

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Steps taken to establish new place of learning

Increasing population brings problems of its own

Premium Content Increasing population brings problems of its own

Sanitation, water on the agenda

Twin babies were no April Fool's joke

Twin babies were no April Fool's joke

Historic Rosewood hospital has many stories to tell

Ipswich wine a real tasty drop

Premium Content Ipswich wine a real tasty drop

Reds and whites from the region scooped coveted show awards

Houses of Ipswich: Gooloowan

Premium Content Houses of Ipswich: Gooloowan

One of the most famous houses in Ipswich

Settlers contribute to wealth of the Ipswich region

Premium Content Settlers contribute to wealth of the Ipswich region

Industry brings many opportunities

When the Bremer teemed with life

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In the 1860s it was a busy place for river traffic

Greek nobility's role in opening of state rail line

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In 1825, Australia was divided into only two sections

Ipswich seen as jewel in the crown of Queensland

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City's positive past, present and future achievements

Time of change for schooling

Premium Content Time of change for schooling

New methods of teaching introduced during 1923

Pioneering characters, royal visits set the tone for 1800s

Premium Content Pioneering characters, royal visits set the tone for 1800s

He decided to "try his luck in Australia” and arrived in 1858

Shield celebrates cricket passion

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This story regarding the Sheffield Shield was printed by QT in 1894

Inception of the modern-day firey

Premium Content Inception of the modern-day firey

Sea shanties sung as blaze is fought

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