Ipswich Today

By Allan Roebuck

An independent production featuring local voices, news and community information for residents and business in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. The show also features news about Ipswich City Council, its mayor and councillors. Originally launched as Ipswich Election Watch on 27 February 2020, the series was renamed Ipswich Today from 23 April 2020.

  1. 1.
    OIA raises ire, planning review panel in spotlight, council branding and ICC's October meeting
    15:15
  2. 2.
    Covid vaccines a-plenty, cutting red tape, counting birds and flying foxes force Queens Park changes
    6:41
  3. 3.
    CEO appointment delayed, Ipswich CBD committee on repeat, and $76.5K for a company directors course
    14:00
  4. 4.
    ACDC project helps Ipswich residents talk about mental health and connect with local services
    8:22
  5. 5.
    Gerard Pender reveals the rocky path travelled to create Enviroplan with a new green levy in 1996
    10:02
  6. 6.
    Childcare centre DA sent for review, home prices through the roof and will Brisbane Jets be 17th?
    23:08
  7. 7.
    Glass OK for recycle bin, 2021 Ipswich Sports Awards, facilities survey and a new environment policy
    5:40
  8. 8.
    Wanless DA decision, multi member divisions review, still waiting on CBD cinema name & new vax hub
    12:55
  1. 9.
    ICON tower sells for $144.9 million. What if council hadn't sold it before construction began?
    8:58
  2. 10.
    Covid dominates state parliament, CBD cinema hopes still alive and Indigenous Accord milestones
    14:42
  3. 11.
    Healthy eating for kids, Ipswich vaccination clinic doubles capacity and SES scores big upgrade
    16:18
  4. 12.
    Swooping magpies a spring threat, look out for snakes, enviro award winners and rural roadworks
    20:37
  5. 13.
    Galvanized Festival, collateral damage from vexatious complaints, sport and name a crane
    17:56
  6. 14.
    Pool temperature not hot enough, staff sentiment, FOGO trial latest, and Cr Tully's office manoeuvre
    16:46
  7. 15.
    Waste company battles costing millions, bitumen bandits, trolleys removed and population surges
    7:53
  8. 16.
    Deadline missed for naming CBD cinema and tenants, two minute meeting and city to get galvanized
    13:31
  9. 17.
    From conquering one of life's great tragedies to climbing Kilimanjaro - special guest Loz Antonenko
    23:28
  10. 18.
    Be kind to each other, a greener CBD, West Moreton vaccinations & win a JT visit to a local school
    5:55
  11. 19.
    New offices for councillors, mowing and Safe City costs, and big changes coming for wheelie bins
    18:33
  12. 20.
    Local offices in libraries, Inland Rail issues, students' pitch and provisional projects explained
    12:41
  13. 21.
    Hunt for new CEO, fever clinic moves, school safety improvements and new sports ground gets a name
    10:28
  14. 22.
    New council chambers open, still no word on new CBD shops and SPARK Ipswich lights up city
    8:17
  15. 23.
    Ipswich chef Jason Davidson reveals the positive impact of discovering his Indigenous family history
    23:43
  16. 24.
    Final meeting held in old council chambers: Cr Paul Tully reflects on 36 years at South Street
    7:11
  17. 25.
    New council HQ open, Spark Ipswich, more love for Tulmur Place and another survey needs participants
    17:35
  18. 26.
    Rates rise average 2.75%, kerb & channelling for older suburbs, councillors vote no to more pay
    9:45
  19. 27.
    What is a satellite hospital, more for skills training and DV support and goodbye to transit centre
    11:47
  20. 28.
    Commonwealth Hotel restoration latest, 1 Nicholas Street and new children's library to open June 28
    24:30
  21. 29.
    Winternationals return, Ipswich Covid vaccination clinic open and what's on at the civic centre
    5:47
  22. 30.
    Mayor responds to audit, customer service scrutiny and kerb & channelling in older streets
    12:13
  23. 31.
    Weaponised complaints, customer service, local print media, meeting councillors and sport
    19:17
  24. 32.
    Ministry of Food cooking for kids, Enviroplan marks 25 years and Ipswich honours nurses and midwives
    16:42
  25. 33.
    QAO identifies significant shortcomings, council's customer service woes and a start on new Lions HQ
    12:05
  26. 34.
    Show president Darren Zanow with what's new in 2021 and the latest population and housing numbers
    9:35
  27. 35.
    New CBD cinema operator to be revealed in July, QTC appointed advisor and Covid changes retail rules
    10:02
  28. 36.
    April council meeting: New deputy mayor, CBD latest, green bin bonus and works spending catch-up
    10:28
  29. 37.
    New deputy mayor, Ipswich backs 2032 Olympics bid and farewell to old transit centre
    16:38
  30. 38.
    More restoration for Small Creek, May business boost, 10-year waste plan and Mother's Day sorted
    5:45
  31. 39.
    David Pahlke and Kerry Silver speak out after charges against sacked Logan councillors dropped
    13:40
  32. 40.
    Ipswich City Council backs bid for 2032 Olympic Games with detailed discussions held in secret
    6:18
  33. 41.
    One year since the swearing in of a new mayor and how young people are discovering circus talents
    20:22
  34. 42.
    Nature centre reopens, Ipswich flavour of the month, and get onboard for planes, trains and autos
    5:01
  35. 43.
    Committee hears good news on leasing and a preview of planned activities in Tulmur Place
    10:33
  36. 44.
    Acting CEO appointed, Smart City Program fails test and 'no' to Enviroplan land at Bellbird Park
    14:50
  37. 45.
    Where to from here for Ipswich businesses and local jobs with the end of JobKeeper
    19:26
  38. 46.
    Vehicle allowances, division offices, the Blackall Monument and how hard is it to find a rental?
    20:59
  39. 47.
    Council pushes for waste industry changes, illegal trail bike riders and new home for Red Cross
    9:43
  40. 48.
    Special guest June Frank on growing up in Ipswich and a successful career in real estate
    27:37
  41. 49.
    Michael Chugg talks about life, personal achievements, the loss of dear friends and CMC Rocks
    28:46
  42. 50.
    Single use plastic ban, engine immobilisers, justice task force for women & Covid vaccinations begin
    10:58

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