About Ipswich City Council & Division 10


Volunteering with Council

Ipswich City Council has volunteers that add depth and lustre to many of our services.
Are you interested?

Ipswich Community Care Fund – 07 3389 2950
Friends of the Library – 07 3810 6761
Ipswich Art Gallery – 07 3810 7235
Queens Park – 07 3810 6810
Honorary Park Rangers – 07 3810 6810
Library Home Delivery Service – 07 3810 6754
ICC Tourist Info Centre – 07 3281 0555
Ipswich Advocates – 07 3281 0555
Ipswich Ambassadors – 07 3281 0555

Funding is also available through council covering all aspects of the community
including cultural, seniors, youth disability, multicultural events and many more.
For further information visit our website.

ICC Grants & Sponsorships

Cr Pahlke is always keen to assist community groups access grants from external agencies and also ease the financial burden that local organisations face on a daily basis. Council provides funding for non-profit and community organisations through our various Community, Sporting and Cultural Departments. Even funding for specific themes -Youth, Seniors, Disability, and Multi Cultural events and even Regional Arts Development Fund. For more information visit the Council Website at http://www.ipswich.qld.gov.au/funding

Public Liability Coverage for Community Groups

A national facility has been established to provide insurance coverage for not-for-profit community groups. Established by insurers Jardine Lloyd Thompson, Local Community Insurance Services will provide public liability and a range of other coverage to community groups which have annual funding or turnover of less than $5million and consist promarily of volunteers. In most cases an immediate online quote can be provided. http://www.localcommunityinsurance.com.au

Special Birthdays/Anniversaries

Did you know that for those very special times, letters from the Queen, Prime Minister, Premier, State and Federal Pollies, and myself or the Mayor can be arranged? Just give us plenty of notice and we can assist with this.

Get noticed with the Division 10 Noticeboard

The Division 10 office has a notice board where community groups can advertise their activities, meeting times and contact details for upcoming events. There is always something of interest on this board, so drop in and catch up on local news and events. Flyers can be emailed to div10office@ipswich.qld.gov.au or be dropped into the counter during office hours.

Friends of Ipswich Library Service (FOILS)

FOILS is a great community based support initiative that helps organise events and activities that promote the library service. Organised in consultation with library staff, FOILS activities include book sales Friday Films, Lunch at the Library, Literary Luncheon and theatre nights. Becoming an active member of FOILS is a great way to support the Library and meet new friends. Find out more here.

Give Green Waste New Life

Don’t forget to register with Council for a new green waste bin. Have your garden waste collected from your kerbside on a fortnightly basis to be converted to compost. The bins are specifically designed for garden waste and cost $12.50 a quarter. Residents are urged to register their interest either by phoning 1300 IPSWICH or at http://www.ipswich.qld.gov.au.

Born in Ipswich? Or wish you were?

Did you know that if you were born in Ipswich you are entitled to a special Certificate proudly announcing your birthright. Or even ask for the “Wish you were born” certificates Contact my office for details on 07 5464 1088.

Ipswich Art Gallery

The Ipswich Art Gallery is located in the restored old town hall in the heart of Ipswich Central. The Gallery presents a fantastic program of changing exhibitions and heritage displays, special events, performances, family activities and art workshops. Its open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm (Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday)For more information telephone 38107222 or visit their website here.

Parking on Footpaths

Residents are reminded that it can be an offence under the State Traffic Act in addition to Councils Local Laws. Fines can be issued if the offence is find to be a serious breach of the regulations and especially when safety is considered. See more information at the ICC website here.

Community Rooms Available

The Division 10 office has a Community Meeting Room available for any community group to use free of charge. It is currently used by Rosewood Lions, Country Music and Cabanda.

Ipswich Pride Pins

Residents can proudly wear their city with pride. Special Lapel “Pride Pins” are available by contacting Cr Pahlkes Community Office. Great souvenir for visitors and functions.

Below is a list of projects that have been completed or are currently underway, projects that are due to be started shortly as well as things I am currently fighting hard for.

  • Deebing Heights Chicanes $125,000
  • Deebing Heights Junwood Drainage $70,000
  • Division 10 Bitumen Road Resealing 2016/17 $1m
  • Ebenezer Paynes Rd Gravel Road Bitumen Sealing $750,000
  • Grandchester Ipswich St Bitumen Sealing $900,000
  • Grandchester Ipswich St Bitumen Sealing/drainage $1m
  • Marburg Greene Shed $130,000
  • Marburg Road Leading North to Somerset Boundary $2.5m
  • Mini BMX Track $15,000
  • Pine Mountain Saplings Pocket Erosion Control $800,000
  • Pine Mountain Zimmerman Erosion Control $400,000
  • Rosewood Anzac Park Lighting $220,000
  • Rosewood Anzac Park Storage and Ramp $70,000
  • Rosewood Cobb & Co Jailhouse/bottle Tree $120,000
  • Rosewood Dinosaur $150,000
  • Rosewood Flood Detention Basin $1.2m Stage 2
  • Rosewood Gym Equipment Leninhan Park $80,000
  • Speed Smiley Faces All over Division 10 X 12 = $100,000
  • Thagoona Caledonian Park Emergency Access Road $25,000
  • Thagoona Caledonian Park Irrigation Soccer Club $100,000
  • Thagoona Caledonian Park Soccer Irrigation and Emergency Road $115,000
  • Walloon New Henry Lawson Lecturn $80,000
  • Willowbank Heit Park Barbieq $35,000
  • Yamanto Proposed Lease Free Dog Park $100,000

Famous Attractions

  • Babies of Walloon
  • Cobb & Co Coach Precinct Rosewood and Route
  • Grandchester Model Steam Railway
  • Grandchester Railway Dam
  • Grandchester Railway Station
  • Grandchester Sawmill
  • Grandchester Spicers Hiddenvale Resort
  • Henry Lawson Park – Home of Ipswich Poetry Feast
  • Heritage Houses eg. Glendalough Rosewood
  • Marburg Dances
  • Marburg Pacing
  • Marburg Woodlands Conference Centre
  • RAAF Base Amberley
  • Rosewood Hotel Ghost
  • Rosewood Railway Museum
  • St Brigids Church Rosewood
  • Tallegalla Cemetery
  • White Rock Conservation Estate
  • Willowbank Drags
  • Willowbank Raceway V8 Track


Old Pubs in Division 10

  • Grandchester Hotel
  • Rising Sun Rosewood
  • Rosewood Hotel Rosewood
  • Royal George Rosewood
  • Sundowner Haigslea
  • Walloon Saloon
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