Ipswich Council News

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Jo-Ann Miller makes call on mayoral tilt, why she resigned

premium_icon Jo-Ann Miller makes call on mayoral tilt, why she resigned

The longest serving MP in Queensland resigned from parliament this morning.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Jo-Ann Miller comments on future after war of words

premium_icon Jo-Ann Miller comments on future after war of words

The Bundamba MP responds to comments made by the Premier and spoke on her future.

POLL: Would you vote for Jo-Ann Miller for mayor of Ipswich?

POLL: Would you vote for Jo-Ann Miller for mayor of Ipswich?

The Bundamba MP has held her seat for 20 years.

Council candidates warned by watchdog over social media use

premium_icon Council candidates warned by watchdog over social media use

‘Serious reputational damage can be done and quickly.’

Tue 18 Feb 2020

New role to ensure councillors stay on track

premium_icon New role to ensure councillors stay on track

Former city administrator Greg Chemello advised State Government to implement new position

Academic, Uber driver will bring ‘big picture’ vision

premium_icon Academic, Uber driver will bring ‘big picture’ vision

‘I think in any other election it would not be an advantage to be a complete outsider and independent.'

Safety concerns force busy Ipswich bridge to close

premium_icon Safety concerns force busy Ipswich bridge to close

The decision is expected to cause more congestion on already busy Ipswich streets.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Questions raised over new CBD cinema plans

premium_icon Questions raised over new CBD cinema plans

A local cinema operator said he believed the prospects of success were extremely low.

Dismissed councillor will run in March election

premium_icon Dismissed councillor will run in March election

‘I thought I’d like to get back into council and get back to work and help council rebuild’.

Plans in place to expand JBS Dinmore meat processing plant

premium_icon Plans in place to expand JBS Dinmore meat processing plant

JBS describes the processing plant as the largest beef plant in the southern hemisphere with more than 2000 people employed on the site.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Council’s $2.6m fine pay day as number of fines soar

premium_icon Council’s $2.6m fine pay day as number of fines soar

The number of infringements handed out in the past financial year were significantly higher than the year before.

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Restaurant owner ‘positive’ despite having to shut up shop

premium_icon Restaurant owner ‘positive’ despite having to shut up shop

The kitchen floor of a popular CBD restaurant has sunken, forcing its doors to close.

Thagoona man joins the race for Division 4 councillor

premium_icon Thagoona man joins the race for Division 4 councillor

‘I’d really like to see roads improved for the community and trying to get more funds to do that.’

Wed 12 Feb 2020

How much candidates have spent on campaigns

premium_icon How much candidates have spent on campaigns

Some candidates have spent tens of thousands of dollars on their campaign so far.

Tue 11 Feb 2020

Behaviour on social media should influence your vote

premium_icon Behaviour on social media should influence your vote

How candidates conduct themselves on Facebook will be a good indication of how they’ll conduct themselves if elected

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Plans to expand aged care community scrapped

premium_icon Plans to expand aged care community scrapped

The proposed development planned to add more than 70 new residential suites and new facilities to an Ipswich aged care community.

Sun 9 Feb 2020

Businessman has plan to drive Ipswich forward

premium_icon Businessman has plan to drive Ipswich forward

The Ipswich Pro Drive owner and operator has thrown his hat into the ring for the Ipswich City Council election in March.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Future of city’s cab scheme up in the air

premium_icon Future of city’s cab scheme up in the air

The scheme has provided a subsidised taxi service for some local residents since 2011.

Tue 4 Feb 2020

REVEALED: Number of fines for illegal parking at station

premium_icon REVEALED: Number of fines for illegal parking at station

The council started handing out $100 fines in December after it found people were not using a temporary carpark about 500m from the station.

Expansion plans for firies supporting raceway approved

premium_icon Expansion plans for firies supporting raceway approved

A development application to construct a new building has been given the green light by Ipswich City Council. Here are the details.

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