Ipswich Council News

Fri 21 Sep 2018

'Smoke stacks belching soot not an option for city': Council

premium_icon 'Smoke stacks belching soot not an option for city': Council

Interim administrator Greg Chemello lists the councils requirements if the waste-to-energy project goes ahead in Ipswich.

Cash case for Ipswich's new bridge ready next year

premium_icon Cash case for Ipswich's new bridge ready next year

Since February Ipswich City Council has been working on a business case for the congestion-busting project.

Council's fund boost for 'active transport' schools

Council's fund boost for 'active transport' schools

SCHOOLS will receive a cash incentive by Ipswich City Council if its students travel by "active transport".

Thu 20 Sep 2018

REVEALED: Roads on priority upgrade list as city grows

premium_icon REVEALED: Roads on priority upgrade list as city grows

The urgency of new roads and the upgrade of Ipswich's existing network have been revealed in Ipswich City Council's priority projects report.

Fate sealed for council's motorsport precinct company

premium_icon Fate sealed for council's motorsport precinct company

The company was established to progress the master-planned upgrade of Ipswich Motorsport Precinct

'Destroyed' ex-councillor attacks forces involved in sacking

premium_icon 'Destroyed' ex-councillor attacks forces involved in sacking

Four weeks after special legislation removed him and 10 colleagues, the councillor has been left 'humiliated' by the dismissal.

Council of Mayors off to Canberra without Ipswich rep

premium_icon Council of Mayors off to Canberra without Ipswich rep

IPSWICH is missing from the Council of Mayors' latest journey to Canberra for meetings with Commonwealth leaders.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

INSIDE STORY: CEO reveals life within council during sacking

premium_icon INSIDE STORY: CEO reveals life within council during sacking

He revealed what life was life inside the council during the dismissal and how the city would move forward.

CCC's secure email set up for Ipswich council whistleblowers

premium_icon CCC's secure email set up for Ipswich council whistleblowers

IPSWICH council has been sacked and two mayors charged, but the corruption watchdog believes there is still more to be uncovered.

Rubbish alliance plan to deal with SEQ waste

premium_icon Rubbish alliance plan to deal with SEQ waste

Ipswich and Somerset are among five southeast Queensland councils to join forces to tackle rubbish.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Innovative three-storey classroom approved at growing school

premium_icon Innovative three-storey classroom approved at growing school

The building will cater to the school's Prep Year to Year 12 students and feature eight flexible learning spaces and an iSTEM lab.

REVEALED: Lagoon upgrade among council's priority projects

premium_icon REVEALED: Lagoon upgrade among council's priority projects

A list of major projects the council will do in the 2019-2020 financial year has been released

Mon 17 Sep 2018

'Never again': Ipswich recovering after council sacking

premium_icon 'Never again': Ipswich recovering after council sacking

Chaos that engulfed Ipswich City Council in recent memory will forever change how the community views its representatives, Jo-Ann Miller believes.

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.

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