Ipswich Council News

Wed 18 Jul 2018

'Wrong, unjust, livid': What councillors told Hinchliffe

premium_icon 'Wrong, unjust, livid': What councillors told Hinchliffe

Here's what each Ipswich councillor said when they provided a response to the State Government's second show-cause notice.

Council asks for $2m to fix three dangerous intersections

premium_icon Council asks for $2m to fix three dangerous intersections

For a site to qualify, at least three crashes resulting in injuries must have occurred in the past five years.

Glass drop-off points established around Ipswich

Glass drop-off points established around Ipswich

Ipswich City Council anticipates more than 2000 tonnes of glass will be sent to its new contractor each year for recycling.

'A game-changer': Councillors say poll result shows support

premium_icon 'A game-changer': Councillors say poll result shows support

Last week the same poll revealed almost half of the community supported the minister's decision to stand down the council and appoint an administrator.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

State reveals 'final and conclusive' council dismissal law

State reveals 'final and conclusive' council dismissal law

The Bill is final and "can not be challenged, appealed against, reviewed, quashed, set aside or called into question in another way".

POLL RESULTS: Pisasale's popularity continues to wane

premium_icon POLL RESULTS: Pisasale's popularity continues to wane

PAUL Pisasale has lost the support of the Ipswich people, a poll run by the QT shows. On Thursday night, ReachTEL conducted a survey of 842 residents.

EXCLUSIVE: Poll reveals if Ipswich would vote in councillors

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: Poll reveals if Ipswich would vote in councillors

The poll, commissioned by the QT, surveyed 842 residents on Thursday.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Awards to reward going above and beyond

Awards to reward going above and beyond

THE Start Playing Stay Playing Excellence Awards aim to acknowledge achievements in the sport and active recreation industry.

'CCC investigation in Ipswich is a witch hunt': Councillor

premium_icon 'CCC investigation in Ipswich is a witch hunt': Councillor

The 'gobsmacked' councillor targeted residents, politicians and the CCC in his second response to Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe.

Council saga, CCC charges have damaged Ipswich's reputation

premium_icon Council saga, CCC charges have damaged Ipswich's reputation

ReachTEL respondents say council saga is affecting Ipswich

Sat 14 Jul 2018

EXCLUSIVE: ReachTEL poll reveals residents' view on sacking

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: ReachTEL poll reveals residents' view on sacking

Seven questions were asked about the political upheaval and alleged criminal conduct related to the Ipswich City Council.

OPINION: Poll result suggests tide has turned

premium_icon OPINION: Poll result suggests tide has turned

CLEARLY many of you believe that change can only come about by putting administrators in place.

BIG READ: Council dismissal, how we got here

BIG READ: Council dismissal, how we got here

THE past year has been dramatic for Ipswich City Council and its ratepayers. As D-Day approaches, we recap on the events that led to the dismissal decision.

From fine dining to lonely grocery aisles

premium_icon From fine dining to lonely grocery aisles

Animated to the point of hyperactive and basking in the public spotlight, the man once known as “Mr Ipswich” is now living a reclusive existence.

Separation of powers questioned after council sacking

premium_icon Separation of powers questioned after council sacking

Queensland Law Society says it's 'not aware of this happening in the last decade'.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Hundreds polled on Ipswich City Council

Hundreds polled on Ipswich City Council

The poll was commissioned after Acting Mayor Wayne Wendt claimed 80 per cent of resident did not want the council dismissed.

'Why I had to do it': Hinchliffe on council culture fix

premium_icon 'Why I had to do it': Hinchliffe on council culture fix

Stirling Hinchliffe reveals what forced his hand and why the council's Supreme Court challenge 'reeks of a situation about survival.'

OPINION: Minister in hot seat on council call

premium_icon OPINION: Minister in hot seat on council call

THERE'S no doubt many of you have grappled - both in your own minds and among friends and family - with the decision facing the Local Government Minister

Dossier a last-ditch bid for councillors

premium_icon Dossier a last-ditch bid for councillors

IPSWICH councillors have handed a more than 200-page dossier to the Palaszczuk Government in a last-ditch bid to keep their jobs amid ongoing corruption probe.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

Failures uncovered can't be fixed by these councillors: CCC

Failures uncovered can't be fixed by these councillors: CCC

The chair of the Crime and Corruption Commission has sensationally hit back after the embattled Ipswich council questioned his interests and reputation.

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