Ipswich council says more state, federal funding needed to accommodate population growth


Ipswich City Council says it is taking in 30 per cent of new residents to south-east Queensland but state and federal investment in critical infrastructure is not keeping up.

Mayor Teresa Harding said the City of Ipswich had experienced the “most rapid population growth of any local government area in Queensland”.

(Pic: Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding, with Dr Laurel Johnson, at a recent Suburban Futures event)

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