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Ipswich is a great place to live and as our population grows, so too does the demand for housing and associated services. It is important that we invest now in preparation for future demand.

The $1.8 billion Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027 will deliver more social and affordable housing across the state and transform the way that housing services are delivered, to better support people in need and create a pipeline of development opportunities for local trades and builders.

The Housing Construction Jobs Program will help address Ipswich’s long-term housing needs by supporting and accelerating new construction and precinct development.

We are also transforming the way that housing services are delivered to better support people in need and offer more early intervention and prevention services.

Development opportunities

An Expression of Interest (EOI) targeting the Ipswich region will close at 10am, Friday 14 December 2018.

Access the EOI application and materials.

We’re calling on interested parties to submit proposals for residential projects that are development ready or land for residential development.


View the text version of the infographic 'Ipswich Capital Investment over five years' (RTF, 59KB).

Last updated 05 November 2018    Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

An Expression of Interest for the Ipswich region is open and closes 10am, Friday 14 December 2018.​​

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If you're a tenant or seeking housing assistance:
 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
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About the Housing Strategy:
 13 QGOV (13 74 68)​

If you are a builder, developer or community housing provider:

Population to grow by 110,000 people by 2027. Most social housing in Ipswich was built over 30 years ago. Ipswich Social Housing demand: 1 Bedroom- 50per cent; 2 bedroom- 17 per cent;3 bedroom- 17 per cent; 4 bedroom- 8 per cent.

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