Background

As a key connecting thoroughfare for Ipswich Central, renewing d'Arcy Doyle Place is a key step to enhance access and awareness of surrounding historical buildings, entry to the Ipswich Art Gallery and Ipswich Civic Centre while showcasing Ipswich's heritage and culture, and to promote the Nicholas Street Spine (South of Brisbane Street) as the Cultural Heart of Ipswich.

The project is identified in the Top of Town and Centre Core Place Plans in 2021 and aligned with other council strategies including:

This project provides an opportunity for the community to embrace and enhance our cultural assets in Ipswich Central.

Chat with us in person at one of the following locations

  • Cultural Heart - Chat to us in person at the Ipswich Civic Centre

    Share your thoughts on how we should shape the Cultural Heart in Ipswich Central.

    Date: Thursday 14 December 2023

    Time: 12pm - 2pm

  • ** CANCELLED ** Cultural Heart - Chat to us in person at d'Arcy Doyle

    Due to inclement weather this pop-up community engagement session has been cancelled.

    Date: Friday 15 December 2023

    Time: 5pm - 7pm

  • Cultural Heart - Chat to us in person at the Ipswich Community Gallery

    Share your thoughts on how we should shape the Cultural Heart in Ipswich Central.

    Date: Thursday 21 December 2023

    Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm

  • Cultural Heart - Chat to us in person at the Ipswich Art Gallery

    Share your thoughts on how we should shape the Cultural Heart in Ipswich Central.

    Date: Wednesday 10 January 2024

    Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

  • ** POSTPONED ** Cultural Heart - Chat to us in person at d'Arcy Doyle

    Due to inclement weather this pop-up community engagement session has been postponed. The new date is Thursday 25 January 2024 from 11am - 1pm.

    Share your thoughts on how we should shape the Cultural Heart at d'Arcy Doyle.

    Date: Tuesday 16 January 2024

    Time: 11am - 1pm