Project Description

Ipswich Events and Entertainment Centre

Bundamba, QLD

Client: QLD Racing / Broad Construction

Year Completed: 2020

The Ipswich Turf Club has had ongoing redevelopment works in recent times for which Bennett + Bennett has been a part of. This included the new Ipswich Events and Entertainment Centre which provides greater facilities for the patrons and the jockeys, stewards, and the media.

Also, additional drainage and irrigation systems, which included pH sensors and salinity controls to ensure the on-course irrigation water improves the racing surface were installed.

Bennett + Bennett were initially engaged by Queensland Racing to conduct the site detail surveys – via photogrammetry and lidar technology. Broad Construction were appointed to provide the onsite construction of these redevelopment facilities and services for which we were engaged to provide the site construction set out and the final ‘as constructed’ survey.

The opening of these new works was on 19 September 2020 and conducted by Queensland Racing Minister Stirling Hinchcliffe who commented ‘It will serve as an important community asset, from hosting local performances to attracting big-name shows.


  • Surveying
    • Detail survey of the site
    • Construction set out
    • As-constructed surveys


Image Source: QLD Times