The Community Views team surveyed 252 residents from Division 1 in May 2022.

Division 1 in Ipswich

Division 1 is made up of Deebing Heights, Redbank Plains, Willowbank, Ripley, Raceview, South Ripley, Peak Crossing, Flinders View, Blackstone, Grandchester, Purga, Mutdapilly, and Goolman.

Living in Division 1 - values & experiences matrix

Use the values and experiences matrix to understand the relationship between what your residents believe makes somewhere a good place to live and how they experience their local area in that regard. The matrix highlights the attributes that your community believe needs to maintained and improved to advance overall liveability.

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Division 1 Overall Liveability Index

Ipswich Overall Liveability Index

Division 1
Ipswich
Importance
Experience
Feeling safe Area to improve
74%
5.1
72%
5.5
Affordable decent housing Area to maintain
47%
5.5
45%
5.6
Natural environment Area to maintain
44%
5.7
49%
6.2
Shopping, leisure & dining Area to improve
39%
5.1
44%
5.4
Health services Area to maintain
38%
5.4
39%
5.6
Connectivity Area to maintain
36%
5.4
31%
5.7
A lack of road congestion Area to improve
33%
4.9
36%
4.8
Public transport Area to improve
29%
4.3
30%
5.1
Good job prospects
29%
4.7
20%
4.7
Sense of community
27%
5.2
31%
5.7
Education
27%
5.3
23%
5.9
A prosperous economy
18%
4.8
14%
5.1
Social cohesion
17%
5.6
20%
6.0
Opportunity for all
16%
5.5
15%
5.7
Cultural facilities
15%
4.1
18%
4.5
Sports and recreation
12%
5.7
11%
5.9

Health & Wellbeing in Division 1

Physical Health
How would you rate your physical health?
Do you think your physical health will get better, worse or stay the same over the next year?
Division 1
6.1
Very poor
Excellent
Ipswich
6.3
Very poor
Excellent
Division 1
12%
56%
31%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
12%
54%
34%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Mental Health
How would you rate your mental health?
Do you think your mental health will get better, worse or stay the same over the next year?
Division 1
6.3
Very poor
Excellent
Ipswich
6.5
Very poor
Excellent
Division 1
13%
66%
21%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
10%
65%
24%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Social wellbeing
How would you rate your social wellbeing?
Do you think your social wellbeing will get better, worse or stay the same over the next year?
Division 1
6.2
Very poor
Excellent
Ipswich
6.3
Very poor
Excellent
Division 1
9%
75%
16%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
10%
72%
19%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Financial circumstances in Division 1

How would you rate your personal financial circumstances?
Do you think your personal financial circumstance will get worse, stay the same or get better over the next year?
Division 1
6.0
Very poor
Excellent
Ipswich
6.1
Very poor
Excellent
Division 1
23%
52%
25%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
19%
55%
26%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
How often, if ever, are you late meeting your financial commitments?
Do you think the economic situation in your local area will get worse, stay the same or get better over the next year?
Division 1
Ipswich
Always late
2%
2%
Often late
4%
5%
Sometimes late
26%
27%
Never late
67%
67%
Division 1
42%
47%
11%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
40%
47%
14%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Concerns & ideas in Division 1

What are the top three issues facing your local area?
Division 1
Ipswich
Inflation/Cost of Living
45%
50%
Housing/Price of Housing
37%
37%
Crime/Law and Order/Violence/Anti-Social Behaviour
35%
37%
Environmental/Pollution/Water Concerns
25%
19%
Petrol Prices/Fuel
24%
26%
Transport/Public Transport/Infrastructure
23%
19%
Drug/Alcohol Abuse
20%
18%
Healthcare/Hospitals
18%
17%
Population/Overpopulation
15%
14%
Unemployment
12%
12%
Household Debt/Personal Debt
12%
13%
Poverty/Inequality
7%
11%
Education
7%
5%
The Economy
6%
8%
Taxation
5%
4%
Race Relations/Racism
4%
3%
Immigration
3%
2%
Defence/Foreign Affairs/Terrorism
1%
1%
Issues Facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
0%
2%