Ipswich City Council

Council of Mayors | South East Queensland

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Mid Brisbane Catchment

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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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Darra to Springfield Rail Extension to Redbank Plains

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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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Mayor Paul Pisasale

Mayor Paul Pisasale

Council of Mayors (SEQ) Director

Paul Pisasale has been Mayor of the City of Ipswich since March 2004. Paul is dedicated to the City of Ipswich, and he is passionate about working at a regional level, breaking down barriers and ensuring that people are the number one priority for local government. Paul has an active interest in business and youth initiatives, many business and community organisations and employment enterprises. Paul is Patron of over 30 organisations.

Paul was elected to Council in March 1991 and was elected Deputy Mayor from April 2000. With many years of experience, Paul is regarded as a leader in the areas of regional economic development and tourism.

As Mayor, Paul is leading the revitalisation of Ipswich Central with the $1 billion ICON Ipswich project. He was also a key driver behind the formation in the mid-1990s of Global Info Links, a council-owned internet service provider, and Global Arts Link which is now known as the Ipswich Art Gallery.