Ipswich City Council respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners as custodians of the land. The Traditional Owners who earth, winds and water we share, and have had a deep spiritual and cultural connection to country for thousands of years. We pay our respects to their elders, past, present and emerging, the keepers of the traditions, cultures and stories of a proud people.
Ipswich is located in South East Queensland, 43km from Brisbane. The LGA has a population of 210,000 people, but is a growing city, with a predicted population of 520,000 by 2051. The City currently has 22,521 residents who speak a language other than English at home and is home to migrants from 163 countries of origin, and over 152 different languages.
Ipswich has a unique identity which is dynamic and evolving. Its cultural and natural diversity, rich heritage and vibrant community spirit, all shape the region’s distinctive character.
Ipswich City Council is committed to the continued development of an inclusive, harmonious and cohesive community, and celebrates the rich diversity that the many cultures bring to this city.