Ipswich Council News

Mon 3 Sep 2018

Dividend, assets transferred in council-company closure

premium_icon Dividend, assets transferred in council-company closure

Ipswich City Enterprises, Ipswich Motorsport Park and Ipswich City Developments will be de-registered.

Fri 31 Aug 2018

Queen's Park Cafe future in doubt after dispute with council

premium_icon Queen's Park Cafe future in doubt after dispute with council

THE future of the Queen's Park Cafe and its 32 employees is uncertain after a disagreement with the council.

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Motorsport dream remains alive depsite 'imminent closure'

premium_icon Motorsport dream remains alive depsite 'imminent closure'

The company, established in 2016 to redevelop Queensland Raceway, was listed for de-registration earlier this year.

Council company winds up, won't repay $450K debt

premium_icon Council company winds up, won't repay $450K debt

The closure of the company is expected to be be finalised this week, or next.

'I'm no acting mayor': City boss Chemello lists top pledges

premium_icon 'I'm no acting mayor': City boss Chemello lists top pledges

COMMUNITY concerns will be taken into account by the city's new boss.

'All-ability sport': New amusement centre good news for city

premium_icon 'All-ability sport': New amusement centre good news for city

The amusement venue is expected to fill a void in Ipswich.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

How Paul Pisasale ‘returned prostitute’s favour’

premium_icon How Paul Pisasale ‘returned prostitute’s favour’

FALLEN Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale had a “sexual transaction” with a prostitute, prosecutors claim, and what he allegedly did next led to extortion charge.

Civic roles a focus of city chief

premium_icon Civic roles a focus of city chief

BALANCING civic duties with the task of improving Ipswich City Council governance will be a focus of administrator Greg Chemello.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Council boss moves to dump ex-councillors from CBD project

premium_icon Council boss moves to dump ex-councillors from CBD project

The special meeting was called to discuss the council’s representatives and directorships on Ipswich City Properties.

Mon 27 Aug 2018

Plans discussed for future of flood-damaged Ipswich building

premium_icon Plans discussed for future of flood-damaged Ipswich building

A city eyesore boarded up since the deadly 2011 floods will be the focus of talks between Ipswich City Council and the State Government.

Contamination rate drops as city's glass dump starts

premium_icon Contamination rate drops as city's glass dump starts

THE first two glass collection points have been set up and are ready for Ipswich residents to deposit their glass bottles and jars for recycling.

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Chemello calls special meeting to review council's companies

premium_icon Chemello calls special meeting to review council's companies

Former acting mayor Wayne Wendt and ex-councillor Paul Tully remain on the board of the body tasked with developing the CBD.

Ipswich's dismissed councillors exit without pay

premium_icon Ipswich's dismissed councillors exit without pay

THEY were also forced to hand back computers, mobile phones and cars.

State MP reveals 'bullying' by long-time Ipswich councillors

premium_icon State MP reveals 'bullying' by long-time Ipswich councillors

JIM Madden has declared he was a victim of bullying by the same long-time councillors who targeted Ipswich City Council staff.

CBD redevelopment, waste management on Chemello's to do list

premium_icon CBD redevelopment, waste management on Chemello's to do list

THE MAN charged with steering the city of Ipswich back on track following the sacking of all 11 councillors says he is already picking up the key issues.

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Businesses call for new council boss to review CBD 'folly'

premium_icon Businesses call for new council boss to review CBD 'folly'

BUSINESS leaders are urging the city's new chief to set a clear direction for the development of Ipswich's CBD.

Council's 'deep, dark culture' a top priority for new boss

premium_icon Council's 'deep, dark culture' a top priority for new boss

Greg Chemello has broken his silence before starting at Ipswich City Council today

Wed 22 Aug 2018

REVEALED: Ipswich council's 'expert' administrator named

premium_icon REVEALED: Ipswich council's 'expert' administrator named

Ipswich City Council's administrator has been revealed and a CCC investigator has been named on the advisory panel

Springfield $2.8m library opens

premium_icon Springfield $2.8m library opens

Beguiling children’s areas and interactive technology await visitors to the new Springfield Library opening this weekend with a jam-packed program.

'In the name of the Queen': Councillors' sacking signed off

premium_icon 'In the name of the Queen': Councillors' sacking signed off

Here's what's next after the signature of the Bill put councillors out of their jobs.

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