Stay safe this EKKA

As throngs of people flock to the Ekka showgrounds, authorities are concerned about a potential spike in COVID-19 and influenza cases in the Queensland community. A string of illnesses remain in the community with COVID cases still high, the flu season not yet over and cases of monkeypox being reported interstate. Read more…

Go green for Spring!

About 120,000 free plants are up for grabs this year as part of council’s Free Plant Program and a mobile nursery will be setting up in a suburb near you. Environment and Sustainability Committee Chairperson Councillor Russell Milligan said Ipswich residents are entitled to six free plants each financial year under Read more…

Frances with an E

Friday 7 October 20228.00 pm STARRING FRANCES MULCAHY Presented by Frances Mulcahy and Ipswich Civic Centre Frances with an ‘E’ – 2 puberties 45 years apart what could go wrong? Written, and performed by Frances Mulcahy, Frances with an ‘E’ is her story of gender identity. Frances grew up in Read more…

Resilient Homes Fund

Ipswich homeowners impacted by flooding earlier this year should consider registering their interest for the Queensland and Australian governments’ Resilient Homes Fund sooner rather than later. Local Disaster Management Group Chair Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding said the $741 million fund applied to directly flood-affected residential properties. “The trail of destruction Read more…

Celebrate National Tree Day

Come along and plant a tree at a free Community Tree Planting on 30 July to celebrate National Tree Day. Environment and Sustainability Committee Chairperson Councillor Russell Milligan said the council had partnered with West Moreton Landcare Group to host the event at Mason’s Gully Bushcare site. “A tree planting day is a Read more…

Trichotomy heads to the Civic Centre

Danny Widdicombe and Trichotomy have built a strong reputation for the quality of both their captivating live performances and acclaimed recordings. Their cross-genre collaboration was born from the idea of merging Danny’s modern-folk song writing and finger style guitar approach, with Trichotomy’s virtuosic jazz musicianship and innate musicality creating an Read more…