• New Yamanto street name pays tribute to adorable local critter
    Kuril Drive has been chosen as the new name for a Yamanto street formerly known as Pisasale Drive. Kuril, pronounced cure-ill, is the Yugara/Yagara word for the Hydromys chrysogaster, which translates to golden-bellied water mouse – a native aquatic mammal endemic to Ipswich’s waterways which is commonly known as Rakali. […]
  • Iconic local show a huge hit in 23
    The Ipswich Show celebrated its 150th birthday over the weekend and West Bremer Radio was there to capture all the action and excitement. Check out our photo gallery below!
  • New bins days to improve waste collection for 23,800 residents
    Bin collection days will change for about 23,800 residents across 28 suburbs from Monday 5 June. The move will ensure more consistent and efficient collection services through more evenly spread collection routes. Growth, Infrastructure and Waste Committee Chair Mayor Teresa Harding said the changes were necessary as population growth impacts […]
  • All the action at the Ipswich Show’s main arena
    The Main Arena presented by Channel 9 is the heart of the Ipswich Show, presenting a jam-packed entertainment program across the three days.  Prestigious equestrian events are held daily including showjumping, dressage and showing. Lunchtime entertainment including Hot Wheels Stunt Team and Airtime FMX will delight visitors daily. EVENING PROGRAMCommencing […]
  • Get set to hit the brakes!
    Ipswich City Council and the Department of Transport and Main Roads are reducing speed limits in the Ipswich city centre to create safer journeys for motorists, bike riders and pedestrians. Transport and Main Roads will from 10 May 2023 reduce speed limits from 60km/h to 40km/h along Brisbane Street, Limestone Street and […]
  • Local artist Grant Quinn’s stunning new exhibition on now
    6 MAY 2023 — 9 JUL 2023 Through the lens of photography, Grant Quinn focuses his first solo exhibition, Architectural Layers, on documenting the aesthetic reverence in the work of renowned Ipswich Architect George Brockwell Gill. Revelling in the contribution Brockwell Gill has made to the built environment of Ipswich, Quinn identifies six […]
  • Ipswich becomes critical link in supply chain.
    The first Coles Australian Automated Distribution Centre (ADC), the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, has opened in the Goodman Redbank Motorway Estate, Ipswich. The centre is the biggest single investment into technology in Coles’ 109-year history, worth about $500 million in technology led innovation for more efficient, sustainable […]
  • Run, jog or walk for a great cause!
    Ipswich Hospital Foundation’s Park2Park fun run is the flagship annual event raising vital funds for medical local research initiatives. This research is conducted by West Moreton Health researchers, here in our region looking into issues that affect our community. Park2Park has been running for over19years and is a favourite among […]
  • It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…..delivery drone!
    The City of Ipswich has welcomed international aviation company Wing as it begins servicing the local community with a new drone delivery service. The new operations centre at Orion Springfield Central Shopping Centre makes it possible for local restaurants and retailers using DoorDash’s platform and Wing’s delivery drones to provide food and […]
  • New flavours for Nicholas Street Precinct
    Sushi Hyo opened its doors this week as the latest addition to Ipswich’s newest entertainment, dining and cultural destination, the Nicholas Street Precinct. The Ipswich opening saw busy trade on the store’s first day with many in the community excited to try a new sushi train and Japanese fine dining experience […]
  • Ipswich, start your engines!
    28 April – 1 May Looking for an adrenaline-charged weekend? Planes, Trains and Autos is for you! The 2023 festival program runs from Friday, April 28 to Monday May 1 and includes exciting events such as Round 3 of the Australian Superbike Championship at Queensland Raceway, a train ride experience […]
  • Lest we forget
    On the 25th of April, Australia pauses to remember the brave men and women who have served, and those who continue to serve and protect our nation in numerous wars and conflicts around the globe. ANZAC Day commemorates the day Australian and New Zealand troops landed at Gallipoli Cove on […]