Welcome to By the Bremer: Memories of Ipswich

Brisbane St. buildings

Local Stories

Our blog detailing some of the people, places and events of Ipswich’s past.



Newspapers on microfilm, some dating back to the beginning of their publication.

Bell family

Our Families

Start your family history search with our collection, links, and more.



History Circle
10am-11am | last Friday of every month | Ipswich Central Library.
A Poppy A Day
11am-12pm | 2nd and 4th Friday of the month (January – April 2015)| Ipswich Central Library.

Text Detectives

As at 27 March 15, our ‘Text Detectives’ have corrected 10,058 lines of text on Trove digitised newspapers!