Ipswich City Council

Council of Mayors | South East Queensland

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Norman Street Bridge

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Cunningham Highway – Yamanto to Willowbank

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Ipswich Motorway, Darra to Rocklea Upgrade Stage 1

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Ipswich City Council

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As Queensland’s oldest provincial city, Ipswich has a rich history. It is renowned for its architectural, natural and cultural heritage. Ipswich proudly preserves and still operates from many of its historical buildings and homes, with more than 6,000 heritage-listed sites. Ipswich also has a range of charming townships within the western rural areas of the city, each with its own legitimate claims of historical significance.

Ipswich is an exciting place to live, work, invest and visit. Education plays an important role in the local economy with two universities and a wide choice of private and state government schools.

Ipswich offers all the modern facilities and attractions of a progressive city. Attractions include the Ipswich Art Gallery, the Workshops Rail Museum, steam trains, wineries, cafes, restaurants, cinemas, shopping centres and more than 500 parks.

Ipswich is alive and leading the way in tourism, sport, industry, technology, education and residential development.

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A/Mayor Paul Tully

A/Mayor Paul Tully

Council of Mayors (SEQ) Director

Acting Mayor Paul Tully was first elected on 31 March 1979 as the youngest Councillor elected to the Ipswich City Council in the City’s history since 1860. He is currently the longest-serving member of the Ipswich City Council, over 38 years. He is Queensland’s longest-serving Councillor.

Councillor Tully holds a Law Degree from the University of Queensland and is a Justice of the Peace (Qualified). He is a Registered Australian Migration Agent.

Councillor Tully is Chair of City Management, Finance and Community Engagement Committee. He is Chairman of Directors, Ipswich City Enterprises Pty Ltd and Ipswich City Properties Pty Ltd, Director of Ipswich City Developments Pty Ltd and Ipswich Motorsport Park Pty Ltd and member of Springfield Community Facilities Advisory Board.

Councillor Tully is Deputy Chair of Ipswich Rivers Improvement Trust (IRIT), Delegate to Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), Member of LGAQ Audit and Compliance Committee, Queensland Executive Member of the Australian Mayoral Aviation Council and Director of South East Qld Community Telco Limited and is involved with numerous local community organisations.

Councillor Tully is married to Liza and lives locally in Division 2 with their two children John Paul and James. He has lived in Ipswich for 43 years.