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Community Matters program bringing your councillors to you

Your councillors are coming to you, in your community regularly throughout the year as part of Ipswich City Council’s Community Matters program.

The program provides an opportunity for residents to engage with councillors and discuss important issues in their area, provide feedback on projects and have a say about community engagement initiatives council is undertaking.

Division 1 Councillor Sheila Ireland said it is an opportunity for the community to have a say and tell councillors face-to-face what matters are important to them.

“These catch ups are a great opportunity for us to hear what you have to say about the changes you’d like to see in our community,” Cr Ireland said.

“It’s also a chance to get to know us and ask us any questions you may have.”

Division 1 Councillor Jacob Madsen said he can’t wait to see some familiar faces and encourages locals to come say hello.

“I encourage our community members to attend one of the Community Matters programs and catch up with us about important local issues,” Cr Madsen said.

“I look forward to seeing some familiar faces and to also meet some new Ipswich locals.”

You can meet the Division 1 Councillors at the following locations:

• Ripley Valley Town Centre on Saturday 8 May at 9am
• Blackstone Hall on Tuesday 11 May at 6.30pm
• Redbank Plains Community Centre Tuesday 18th May at 10am
• Grandchester Model Railway Saturday 22nd May at 9am
• Redbank Plains Library on Tuesday 8 June at 5pm
• Raceview Congregational Church on Tuesday 15 June at 7pm
• Redbank Plains Neighbourhood Watch on Monday 21 June
• Rosewood Library on Saturday 3rd July at 9am
• Ripley Valley Town Centre on Saturday 10 July at 9am
• Blackstone Hall on Tuesday 27 of July at 6.30pm.

For more information about Community Matters – Catch up with your councillors, click here.

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