Ipswich Central

Welcome to Ipswich Central

Ipswich Central

Ipswich Central is the inner-city's commercial and cultural heart presenting a vibrant hub of shops, open-air mall, galleries, public squares and parklands, craft shops, historic buildings, antique stores, coffee shops and churches.

Ipswich Central includes the precincts Ipswich City Square and City Centre, Riverlink Shopping Centre, Top of Town, Downtown and West Ipswich. Marvel at the historical architecture and indulge the senses as you try, see, stay, eat and shop. Ipswich Central is committed to celebrating our community and holds exciting holiday programs and community events throughout the year.

Ipswich Central is supported with ample parking and public transport, and is conveniently located near Ipswich train station, making it easily assessable to everyone. Each precinct is a hub of activity with its own distinct vibe, unique personality and seemingly endless offering of things to see and do.

Riverlink Shopping Centre

Overlooking the Bremer River, Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre is the largest shopping centre in the Ipswich Region and has been a favourite shopping destination since it opened in 2007.

With Coles, Kmart, Target, Woolworths, Aldi and Limelight Cinemas along with over 130 specialty stores Riverlink caters to everyone who loves to experience the bright and the brand new! From the tempting food court and restaurant precinct to ample free parking, along with family friendly facilities, Riverlink is a fashion, dining and entertainment destination.

Their seven day trading means that Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre is open when you need them – whether you're looking for somewhere to shop or somewhere to relax, eat and be entertained. Riverlink Shopping Centre is located at the Cnr Downs Street and The Terrace, Ipswich.

Visit the Riverlink website.

Ipswich City Square

Located in the heart of the Ipswich CBD, Ipswich City Square offers customers a great mix of products and services, from the latest fashion and home wares to professional health services.

While you're visiting the Centre, why not enjoy some great food and coffee at one of the many tempting cafes or takeaway shops, catch the latest Hollywood blockbuster at Birch Carroll and Coyle, check out the newest gadgets and home entertainment systems at Harvey Norman or just relax and soak up the sun in the smoke-free, open air mall.

Visit the Ipswich City Square website.

Top of Town

When High Street-style shopping has all the character and charm of Top of Town it's no wonder that going uptown is so popular. Boutique stores and cafes, each with their unique identity, delightful architecture, atmosphere and attention to detail provide more than a glimpse of yesteryear in an up-to-the-minute setting.

Enjoy the amble through this historic precinct as there is so much to see and do in the Top of Town. Turn any corner and you are likely to find something to surprise and delight you. Top of Town is Ipswich's premier boutique shopping, cultural, and dining and entertainment precinct. The two-block stretch along Brisbane Street boasts some of Ipswich's oldest and most beautiful heritage buildings, funky cafe's, long standing businesses and a wide array of shopping delights.

Visit the Top of Town website.


Downtown has something to suit everyone's needs with a great mix of specialty retailers, a major Coles Supermarket, home furniture outlets, government and professional offices, service providers and delicious food options, restaurants and unique hotels.

Just a short stroll down the road and you can discover the delights of Queen’s Park. Locals have been coming to Queens Park for almost 80 years. The modern day Ipswich Nature Centre offers a range of Australian wildlife, lush landscaped gardens and exhibits that have been recreated to represent local bushland and flora communities.

Visit the Downtown website.

West Ipswich

West Ipswich offers a range of important services and retail outlets including home furnishings, lifestyle stores, specialty retailers, hardware and renovation retailers, professional services, automotive sales and repairs and health and fitness. Home to a number of heritage-listed sites, the area also houses the oldest surviving provincial paper in Queensland, The Queensland Times, founded in 1859.

Visit the West Ipswich website.