$39m greyhound racing centre slated for Ipswich

Originally published on Ipswich First Queensland will be home to the nation’s most advanced greyhound racing tracks at a new $39 million venue that will be built by the State Government. Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said it was a great day for the greyhound industry, with the multimillion-dollar project, which...

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Crane on the skyline means big business for Ipswich

Originally published on Ipswich First October 22, 2019 Welcome to a bird’s eye view of Ipswich Central. Notice anything different? Over the years, many people have invoked the famed Sir Joh economic index: cranes on the city skyline was clear evidence of progress. That means progress is happening in Ipswich...

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Ipswich parks given Heart Foundation tick of approval

Source: Ipswich First Ipswich City Council is seeking a qualified consultant or consortium of specialists to develop a business case and concept design for a sporting, recreational and entertainment precinct – including a rectangular stadium at North Ipswich Reserve, for national NRL or A-League competition. Council’s General Manager of Economic...

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Experts sought to ramp up North Ipswich stadium bid

Source: Ipswich First Ipswich City Council is seeking a qualified consultant or consortium of specialists to develop a business case and concept design for a sporting, recreational and entertainment precinct – including a rectangular stadium at North Ipswich Reserve, for national NRL or A-League competition. Council’s General Manager of Economic...

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Where the jobs will be in Ipswich

Source: Ipswich First If Ipswich is to make the most of opportunities headed its way through massive population growth, the creation of local jobs will need to remain an equal priority for the city. The State Government forecasts that by 2041 the total number of jobs in the city will...

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Two years on and the doors are finally open…

Source: Weekly Times FROM inception to execution it has been about two years for Costco to enter Ipswich. Today is the day, the doors opened at 8am, and being member-focused, the American retail giant announced its opening, first to members, by direct mailout. Received at the start of April, many...

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New train station for East Ipswich

Source: Ipswich First Call for feedback on design from commuters Ipswich commuters and residents are being invited to have their say on concept designs for a new East Ipswich train station. Member for Ipswich Jennifer Howard said artist impressions of the new station could be viewed at the Queensland Rail...

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