Ipswich City Council

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Ipswich City Council


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 Andrew Antoniolli

Mayor Andrew Antoniolli

After previously serving ten years in the Queensland Police Service, Andrew Antoniolli was first elected to represent Division 7 at Ipswich City Council in March 2000 at the age of 29 years.

He was the youngest Councillor to be elected in 21 years and the second youngest elected in the City’s history since 1860.

Councillor Andrew Antoniolli was sworn in as Mayor of Ipswich on Thursday August 31 2017.