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

11.00am-12.00pm | last Friday of the month (February – November) | Ipswich Central Library

Genies in Residence

10.00am-12.00pm | Every Wednesday (February – November) | Level 1, Ipswich Central Library