Local Councils

Council announces Colleges Crossing tender

27th Jun 2012 | Source:Ipswich CIty Council

The January floods of last year devastated much of Ipswich and the loss of Colleges Crossing Recreational Reserve was a particular blow to Ipswich locals who used the reserve as a place to unwind and entertain their families. Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale  announced Ipswich City Council had awarded a contract to JMac Constructions for the
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Graffiti Action Day to be Introduced

1st Jun 2012 | Source:Ipswich City Council
Graffiti Action Day to be Introduced

A designated Graffiti Action Day will be introduced in October in a bid to cut the annual $350,000 burden shouldered by ratepayers for graffiti removal each year. Parks, Sport and Recreation Committee Chairperson Councillor David Morrison said Ipswich City Council would join six other South East Queensland regions to combat a problem which has a
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Minister inspects Icon Ipswich office construction

17th May 2012 | Source:Queensland Government
Minister inspects Icon Ipswich office construction

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Dr Bruce Flegg, today joined Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale to inspect progress on the construction of Icon Ipswich. The Queensland Government has committed funding for the lease of 15,000 square metres of office accommodation within the new 9-storey building in Ipswich’s CBD as part of a plan to move
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Ipswich Show Day

27th Apr 2012 | Source:Ipswich City Council
Ipswich Show Day

It’s Showtime for Ipswich! Visit Ipswich City Council’s display in the Main Pavilion at the Ipswich Show from 18 -20 May 2012 for your chance to win! 1st Prize : Country Get Away  Family* stay and pony riding experience at Spicers Hidden Vale. Family* lunch at The Girls’ Coffee Bar, Marburg. Family* Helicopter flight. Double adult
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New powers allow council officers to tackle littering and illegal dumping

3rd Apr 2012 | Source:Ipswich City Council
New powers allow council officers to tackle littering and illegal dumping

IPSWICH City Council officers will now be able to act against those caught littering or illegally dumping items under new powers granted by the Queensland Government. The Queensland Government recently granted new powers to Ipswich City Council for the management and enforcement of litter and illegal dumping. These penalties include an on-the-spot fine of at
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27th Mar 2012 | Source:Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council is again supporting Earth Hour and encourages Brisbane residents and businesses to switch off their lights between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Saturday, 31 March 2012. All around the city, iconic bridges and buildings will fall into darkness at 8.30pm to show support for taking action on climate change. Register for Earth Hour
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Earth Hour 2012 – Message from the Mayor

12th Mar 2012 | Source:Ipswich City Council
Earth Hour 2012 – Message from the Mayor

The City of Ipswich will again be participating in Earth Hour on Saturday 31 March 2012.  Earth Hour is  a world-wide initiative raising awareness  on important environmental issues such as energy saving and greenhouse gas emissions through the simple act of turning off lights for one hour between 8.30 and 9.30pm on 31 March. I encourage all Ipswich residents and businesses to participate
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Jamie Oliver to visit Ipswich 3rd March 2012

23rd Feb 2012 | Source:Ipswich City Council
Jamie Oliver to visit Ipswich  3rd March 2012

In visiting his very first Australian Ministry of Food site, Jamie will host a cooking demonstration in d’Arcy Doyle Place on Saturday 3 March 2012 To win a chance to cook with Jamie Oliver Jamie Competition Flyer (PDF, 639 kb) All 500 complimentary tickets for the Jamie Oliver cooking demonstration have been claimed. Please join us
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Start of night roadworks on Brisbane St, Ipswich

10th Feb 2012 | Source:Ipswich City Council

City Works Committee Chairperson Councillor Trevor Nardi said roadworks had been scheduled to take place in late January but unfortunately recent wet weather had lead to this being delayed. “Council apologies for the delay in starting work on this project but the recent rain has prevented us from getting underway,” he said. Cr Nardi said
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Ipswich to launch full program of events for National Year of Reading

10th Feb 2012 | Source:Ipswich City Council
Ipswich to launch full program of events for National Year of Reading

A LOVE of reading will be celebrated on Valentines Day in Ipswich this year as the city officially launches the National Year of Reading. The 2012 National Year of Reading is an Australia-wide initiative through Library Associations and Libraries in partnership with educational organisations and other learning centres. Ipswich’s libraries are joining forces with radio
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