• Happy birthday Lola and Moose
    The Ipswich Nature Centre’s pure alpine dingoes Lola and Moose are turning four-years-old on 28 May. Environment and Sustainability Committee Chairperson Councillor Russell Milligan said the Ipswich Nature Centre is an established visitor favourite with more than 200 animals including apex predators Lola and Moose, who will celebrate their birthdays […]
  • Ipswich artists shine bright
    Ipswich’s artists have produced a diverse and high showing of all forms of visual art at the 23rd annual Ipswich Art Awards. After reviewing more than 350 artworks on opening night, a panel of esteemed judges announced Springfield artist Kaitlyn Turner’s acrylic and oil painting titled déjà vu as Best in Show. Community, […]
  • Did you get hitched in the ‘Swich?
    Yesterday, Sunday 22 May, marked the inaugural Ipswich Wedding Show at the Workshops Rail Museum Ipswich. Hundreds of brides, grooms and the members of their ‘I Do’ crew headed to the museum to feast on delicious food and drink samples, catch up with a huge array of wedding professionals, check […]
  • *Revoked* PSPA declaration, Bellbird Park 
    UPDATE: Police have revoked a PSPA following an earlier incident in Ipswich. Police have taken a man into custody and is currently assisting with enquires. The public are thanked for their assistance and cooperation. Ipswich police have declared an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) due to an ongoing […]
  • Celebrates National Volunteer Week – 16 to 22 May 2022.
    Local unsung heroes and community legends have reflected on what drives them to volunteer their time, expertise and labour for the betterment of Ipswich as council celebrates National Volunteer Week – 16 to 22 May 2022. Environment and Sustainability Committee Chairperson Councillor Russell Milligan said National Volunteer Week is an important annual […]
  • Celebrating Ipswich’s local artists and artisans
    Local art aficionados will be able to vote for their favourite entries at the Ipswich Art Awards for the first time in the event’s 23 year history with the introduction of a People’s Choice Award. Community, Culture, Arts and Sports Committee Chairperson Councillor Andrew Fechner said exhibition attendees will now have an […]
  • Celebrate Reconciliation Week 2022
    An exclusive opportunity to experience traditional Kupmurri cooking and other cultural practices will feature in a free Community Open Day on Friday 27 May. Environment and Sustainability Committee Chairperson Councillor Russell Milligan said the event, in celebration of Reconciliation Week 2022, was an opportunity for the whole community to experience recent […]
  • New Mexican flavour heading to Nicholas Street
    Fresh, feel-good mex will be on the menu with international brand Zambrero locked in as tenants for the Nicholas Street Precinct dining, leisure and entertainment hub. Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding said the good news keeps coming for the Ipswich Central redevelopment. “Zambrero will join an exciting mix of sensational food […]
  • Marburg in the running for tourism award
    Marburg’s unique country charm has landed it a finalist position in the 2022 Queensland Top Tourism Town Awards. Economic and Industry Development Committee Chairperson Councillor Nicole Jonic said Marburg was one of ten finalists in the ‘Top Tiny Tourism Town’ category. “Public voting is open until 23 May so I […]
  • Police Incident – Emergency Declaration – One Mile, Ipswich
    Police Incident – Emergency Declaration – One Mile, Ipswich **UPDATE**1:35pm Police have shot dead an Ipswich gunman following an earlier incident. **Previous Police request all residents in Ernest and Woodford streets to remain in your home. Stay indoors, there are road closures in place. Police are negotiating with a man […]
  • It’s Showtime Ipswich!
    The West Bremer Radio crew are live from the Ipswich Show 2022 today, Saturday and Sunday –  and it’s going to be huge!  All your favourite West Bremer Radio shows will be coming to you live from the Ipswich Show. Catch an epic program of live entertainment and fireworks in […]
  • Tiny Tasmanian quolls call Ipswich home
    If you pause quietly and peer into the Ipswich Nature Centre quoll enclosure you will spot two new animals with an interesting story. Environment and Sustainability Committee Chairperson Councillor Russell Milligan said the two-and-a-half year old eastern quolls had come a long way to make their permanent home in Ipswich. […]