Ipswich (suburb), Queensland

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Ipswich
Ipswich
Population 2,356 (2011)[citation needed]
 • Density 561/km2 (1,453/sq mi)
Established 1843
Postcode(s) 4305
Elevation 40 m (131 ft)
Area 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Location 39 km (24 mi) SW of Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Ipswich
Federal Division(s) Blair, Oxley
Suburbs around Ipswich:
Woodend North Ipswich East Ipswich
West Ipswich Ipswich Newtown
Eastern Heights
One Mile Churchill Raceview

Coordinates: 27°37′23″S 152°45′36″E / 27.623°S 152.760°E / -27.623; 152.760

Ipswich is the innermost suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. The suburb situated on the Bremer River. It is split between the Ipswich CBD in the north, parkland to the east and a mixture of health, educations and residential areas to the south.

Ipswich CBD[edit]

The Ipswich CBD is centred around Brisbane and Limestone Streets, and the Ipswich Mall, and includes major supermarkets and chain stores, specialties stores and the many government agencies. Most street parking is controlled by parking meters in business hours.

Heritage listings[edit]

Ipswich has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Transport[edit]

Local transport[edit]

There are three forms of public train transport servicing the Ipswich region.

  • Queensland Rail's Citytrain offers regular services to and from Ipswich CBD to Brisbane, Brisbane Airport, the eastern suburbs, and western suburbs (as far as Rosewood).
  • Westside Buslines is the prominent bus company in Ipswich, linking all sides of town to Ipswich CBD; Redbank; Springfield; or Forest Lake (in Brisbane).
  • Southern Cross Citilink is a bus which operates between Ipswich and Indooroopilly via Riverlink, Karalee, Chuwar, Karana Downs, Anstead, and Kenmore.
  • Queensland Rail buses offer direct daily services to Gatton, Helidon, Fernvale, Lowood, Coominya, Esk, and Toogoolawah.
  • An Airport Express Bus operates from Ipswich to Brisbane Airport on a regular basis. Bookings are essential.

Ipswich also has direct access to the Ipswich Motorway (linking to Brisbane); the Cunningham Highway (linking to Warwick); the Warrego Highway (linking to Toowoomba); and the Centenary Highway (linking Springfield and the Ripley Valley to Brisbane).

Long distance transport[edit]

Education[edit]

Health[edit]

  • Ipswich Hospital Chelmsford Avenue
  • St Andrews Private Hospital, Roderick Street

Many GPs and specialists can be found in Brisbane and Limestone Street, and near both hospitals.

Parks and sports facilities[edit]

  • Queens Park
  • Limestone Park (AFL, running track, velodrome, netball)
  • Sandy Gallop Golf Course
  • BMX track
  • Denmark Hill Conservation Park
  • Ipswich Show Ground (including indoor sports centre)

Places of worship[edit]

  • St Mary's Catholic Church, Elizabeth Street
  • St Paul's Anglican Church, Brisbane Street
  • Calvary Baptist Church, Chermside Street
  • Uniting Church, Ellenborough Street
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, cnr Hunter and Haig Streets
  • The Salvation Army, South Street
  • Jehovah's Witnesses, Salisbury Street
  • St John's Lutheran Church, Roderick Street
  • Centro Church, Pring Street

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Ipswich is 2,536, 51.6% female and 48.4% male.

The median/average age of the Ipswich population is 37 years of age.

76.5% of people living in Ipswich were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 3.7%, England 3.4%, India 0.9%, Papua New Guinea 0.6%, Malaysia 0.6%.

85.3% of people speak English as their first language 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% Kirundi (Rundi), 0.6% Malayalam, 0.5% German, 0.4% Mandarin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Council Offices, Brisbane Street Ipswich (entry 15343)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Queensland Country Women's Association Girls' Hostel (entry 15333)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  3. ^ "Ulster Hotel (entry 15339)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  4. ^ "Queensland National Bank - Bank of Queensland (entry 15334)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  5. ^ "Action Realty (entry 15335)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  6. ^ "Old Town Hall (entry 15341)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  7. ^ "St Pauls Anglican Church and Rectory (entry 15366)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  8. ^ "Bostock Chambers (entry 15338)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  9. ^ "Baptist Church and Memorial Gate (former), Ipswich (entry 20528)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  10. ^ "Flour Mill (entry 15331)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  11. ^ "City View Hotel (entry 15332)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  12. ^ "St Michaels Nursing Home (entry 15348)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  13. ^ "Ipswich Girls Grammar School (entry 15340)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  14. ^ "Lime Kiln Remains (entry 15337)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  15. ^ "St Paul's Young Men's Club - Art Gallery (entry 15359)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  16. ^ "Ipswich Central Mission - Wesleyan Chapel (entry 15353)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  17. ^ "Railway Signal Cabin and Turntable (entry 19586)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  18. ^ "Ipswich & West Moreton Building Society (entry 15349)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  19. ^ "Ipswich Court House (entry 15350)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  20. ^ "Uniting Church Central Memorial Hall (entry 15351)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  21. ^ "Ginn Cottage (entry 15354)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  22. ^ "Ipswich Club House (entry 15356)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  23. ^ "Liberty Hall - Mary Tregear Hostel (entry 15358)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  24. ^ "St Stephen's Church & Hall (entry 15355)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  25. ^ "Queen Victoria Silver Jubilee Memorial Technical College (entry 15361)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  26. ^ "Residence, 103 Limestone St (1879) (entry 15360)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  27. ^ "St Marys Roman Catholic Church Precinct (entry 15352)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  28. ^ "Queen's Park (entry 19479)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  29. ^ "Claremont (entry 15364)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  30. ^ "Walter Burley Griffin Incinerator (former) (entry 15371)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  31. ^ "Brickstone (entry 15365)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  32. ^ "Soldiers' Memorial Hall, Ipswich (entry 15367)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  33. ^ "North Ipswich Railway Workshops Complex (entry 16289)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  34. ^ "Challinor Centre (entry 16558)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  35. ^ "Central Congregational Church Manse (entry 15369)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  36. ^ "Toronto (entry 15370)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  37. ^ "Gooloowan (entry 15368)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  38. ^ "Rockton (entry 15327)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  39. ^ "Keiraville (entry 15372)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  40. ^ "Ozanam House (entry 15373)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  41. ^ "Ipswich Grammar School (entry 15376)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09.