Ipswich MapIpswich, Queensland‘s oldest provincial city, is an alluring blend of heritage charm, metropolitan sophistication and expansive green spaces. Just 45 minutes west of Brisbane and an hour from the Gold Coast, Ipswich combines rich heritage with the energy of being the hub of today’s growth region in South East Queensland.

Ipswich is fast emerging as a strong, affordable boutique destination for small and mid-sized business events and competitively caters for the most intimate function to full scale events in some of Queensland’s most exciting venues.

Getting Here

Ipswich is only 45 minutes by road from Brisbane City, 1 hour from the Gold Coast and 1 hour from Brisbane Airport.

Located on the nexus of five major arterial roads, Ipswich is easily accessed by road – self drive, private limousine or coach transfers – from all major population centres in South East Queensland.

Two (2) door-to-door shuttle services operate between the City of Ipswich and the domestic and international airports in Brisbane. The Brisbane Citytrain network provides regular services between Ipswich and Brisbane with connections to the Gold and Sunshine Coast rail lines and to the Brisbane Domestic and International Airports via Airtrain.

Venues and Function Spaces

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Touring and Partner Programs

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Whether an event requires a stylish, conservative venue or something extraordinary, Ipswich comes to the party.

A classic purpose-built Civic Centre, Art and Museum spaces. Heritage treasures, hotels, theatres and halls. Glorious alfresco spaces. Ipswich’s growing list of venue choices is impressive.

Maximum capacity in banquet style : 300

When it’s time to rest their weary heads, your delegates can be a guaranteed Ipswich will offer an accommodation style to suit. Choose smart hotel rooms and contemporary, apartment style digs from trusted brands; or convenient, friendly motels.

Venture outside the city and enjoy the pleasures of a luxury rural resort or upscale heritage splendour.

With business and meetings done and dusted, it’s time to relax and enjoy. Ipswich has plenty to offer. Heritage enthusiasts will be delighted with the range of experiences available, including Australia’s top rail museum.

Those who enjoy the pleasure of rural motoring, wine tasting and indulgent sleepovers will be in their element – if time is short and driving is not on the agenda, do it all by helicopter.