The Ipswich City Council Office of Economic Development is positioned at the fulcrum between the defence industry, its related industries, government and business organisations. Council participates in and hosts a range of defence-related events and is spearheading the evolution of the defence industry in Queensland.

Queensland Defence Summit 2018

The Queensland Government, in partnership with the City of Ipswich, hosted the inaugural Queensland Defence Summit on Tuesday, 20 November 2018. The first summit was held in Ipswich, with the theme Manufacturing, Integrated Logistics and Sustainment. Click here to find out more about the summit, speakers and outcomes.