Budget 2022 – 2023

Ipswich City Council handed down its budget on Thursday, 30 June 2022.

Ipswich City Council Budget 2022–2023

Council's 2022–2023 Budget focuses on flood recovery, delivering first-class services, and keeping pace with the rapid growth and transformation of our region.


Council has struck a balance between limiting the financial impact on ratepayers while ensuring it is preparing the city for future growth and opportunities.


This budget will help our city power into a post-COVID era and sets the scene for Ipswich to continue to be a great place to live, work and play.


The 2022–2023 Budget is part of the Annual Plan, which aligns to the iFuture document: a 20-year community vision and Council’s five-year corporate plan.


You can access the 2022–2023 Annual Budget here.


Click on the graph above to explore Council's revenue budget in depth.


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The revenue presented in the service categories represents the complete Council budget revenue.



The expenditure presented in the services categories does not represent the complete Council budget. The total Council budget also includes depreciation expense, interest expense and other accounting adjustments which are not included in the service categories.

Ipswich City Council Capital Works Program

2022–2023

Council's Capital Works Program ensures that infrastructure and public works are properly prioritised and delivered to improve community assets.


Council is passionate about ensuring the organisation delivers a new level of exceptional services to the community and is working hard to achieve this.


You can access the three-year capital program here.

Ipswich City Council Operational Plan

2022–2023

The City Operational Plan 2022–2023 projects, together with the relevant Corporate Plan catalyst projects, are presented through alignment with the iFuture themes:


  • Vibrant and Growing
  • Safe, Inclusive and Creative
  • Natural and Sustainable
  • A Trusted and Leading Organisation

You can access the Operational Plan here.

Ipswich City Council Core Business Services

2022–2023

Core business services are what we do best to keep our city thriving and to meet our community's needs. It is all the activities undertaken by employees, whether it's maintenance of roads, collection of waste, operations of city libraries, assessing development applications or any of our support services. It is what we do to ensure Ipswich remains liveable for its residents and attractive to its visitors.


You can view Ipswich City Council's Core Business Services plan here.

Ipswich City Council Waste Services Performance Plan

2022–2023

Council established Ipswich Waste Services as a commercial business unit in 1998 for the purpose of delivering a high level of waste management services to its customers in a cost effective, efficient, timely and responsive manner, applying commercial principles of service delivery.


You can view Ipswich City Council's Waste Services Performance Plan here.