Ipswich Council News

Mon 28 Jan 2019

LNP, Labor feud over location of Ipswich dumps

premium_icon LNP, Labor feud over location of Ipswich dumps

Labor is playing "petty politics' by changing planning legislation to shift dumps into LNP-held seats, the state opposition claims.

Sat 26 Jan 2019

Push to change councillor divisions goes before Hinchliffe

premium_icon Push to change councillor divisions goes before Hinchliffe

The population of Ipswich must be spread evenly across 10 councillor divisions

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Council's school parking crackdown hit list

premium_icon Council's school parking crackdown hit list

PARENTS be warned, six schools are in the firing line when school starts on Tuesday.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Mon 21 Jan 2019

City cuts waste contamination rates as residents respond

premium_icon City cuts waste contamination rates as residents respond

An ultimatum was issued to residents in April after recycling was temporarily suspended; clean up your act or risk losing the yellow bin.

New technology makes Safe City room 'more than surveillance'

premium_icon New technology makes Safe City room 'more than surveillance'

A tool allows Safe City to quickly pinpoint locations and search footage within minutes.

How you can see Shaun Micallef in Ipswich next month

premium_icon How you can see Shaun Micallef in Ipswich next month

The television comedian, host/presenter, writer and producer is locked in for Friday, February 15.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Council reveals number of visitors to its Christmas event

premium_icon Council reveals number of visitors to its Christmas event

Ipswich City Council's inaugural Christmas Wonderland event was held in December, bringing lights and decoration to Nerima Gardens in Queens Park

Designer has fingerprints all over Ipswich city

premium_icon Designer has fingerprints all over Ipswich city

Picking a favourite project is akin to picking a favourite child.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

New chemical, contaminated soil super dump proposed for city

premium_icon New chemical, contaminated soil super dump proposed for city

It would have a capacity of about 15.7 million cubic metres and operate for about 18 years.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Councillors' legal fight drawn out as talks break down

premium_icon Councillors' legal fight drawn out as talks break down

EFFORTS of seven former councillors to be financially compensated after being dismissed by the State Government could drag on for several months.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Disability carer hit twice by 'revenue raising' parking fine

premium_icon Disability carer hit twice by 'revenue raising' parking fine

The man intends to fight the council's fine in court after he said they failed to respond to his questions.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Plan for huge 24-hr medical centre to fix 'forgotten' street

premium_icon Plan for huge 24-hr medical centre to fix 'forgotten' street

THE centre has been touted as a significant development that will transform one of Ipswich's "forgotten" sites.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Residents want crackdown on truckers' dangerous rat run

premium_icon Residents want crackdown on truckers' dangerous rat run

IPSWICH City Council is investigating claims from residents that heavy vehicle drivers are taking a potentially dangerous shortcut.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Council boss focuses on stability, growing city's strengths

premium_icon Council boss focuses on stability, growing city's strengths

The business community and residents will undoubtedly welcome a less turbulent year.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Councillor corruption complaints assessed

premium_icon Councillor corruption complaints assessed

Complaint referred to the Local Government Remuneration and Discipline Tribunal

Sat 5 Jan 2019

REVEALED: How much cash your rubbish made the council

premium_icon REVEALED: How much cash your rubbish made the council

Ipswich Waste Services collected 123,890 tonnes of waste through domestic kerbside collection services and recycling centres.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Date set for council to meet again

Date set for council to meet again

IPSWICH City Council will resume its ordinary meetings later this month.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Population growth boosts council coffers as it absorbs loans

premium_icon Population growth boosts council coffers as it absorbs loans

By far the biggest cash cow for the council was rates, levies and charges

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Minister justifies dismissal, boss chosen and cop run down

premium_icon Minister justifies dismissal, boss chosen and cop run down

It was another tough few months for Ipswich between July and September.

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