Focus on the next generation

Keeping the best and brightest of Ipswich’s young workforce in the region will be a focus for the city’s new representative to the Regional Development Australia Ipswich and West Moreton Committee (RDAIWM). Economic and Industry Development Committee Chairperson Councillor Nicole Jonic was recently appointed to the committee by RDAIWM Chair Read more…

Calling all creatives!

The Creators of Ipswich Summit is back for 2022, providing an opportunity for Ipswich creatives to come together, be inspired, expand networks and upskill. Community, Culture, Arts and Sport Committee Chairperson Councillor Andrew Fechner said following the success of the 2020 summit, council is pleased to continue to play a Read more…

Get set for SPARK!

Unmissable multistorey light-based art installations, a unique hands-on kids festival, live music takeovers of CBD venues, a spectacular multicultural event and so much more will ignite the city as SPARK Ipswich returns for eleven days of arts, music and culture – 7 to 17 July. Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding said Read more…

High octane fun!

An adrenaline-packed program of high-octane events will deliver entertainment for the whole family during the Festival of Horsepower in Ipswich. Held in June, the annual festival combines heart-pumping local favourites and a number of signature horseracing and motorsport championships events. Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding said the Festival of Horsepower was Read more…

Be brave, make a change

A range of milestones reached through the Indigenous Accord have reaffirmed Ipswich’s commitment to reconciliation as the community celebrates 2022 National Reconciliation Week. This year’s theme, for the annual week from 27 May to 3 June, is Be Brave. Make Change. Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding said this year’s theme challenges all Read more…