Black Snake Creek Catchment Consultation

Ipswich City Council has been working with community representatives to address community concerns regarding water related issues in the Black Snake Creek catchment such as flooding, rising of salinity levels and declining water quality.  A team of expert consultants has now developed a draft Upper Black Snake Creek Improvement Plan.  Council is seeking input from community members on this draft.

A brief summary of the plan and the full plan are available on the Ipswich Council website at

Please take the time to read the summary and if this arouses your interest, browse the full plan and provide feedback to Council.


Black Snake Creek Survey

If you are a Marburg resident and interested in Black Snake Creek, environmental issues or just have some ideas about the future of Marburg, you are invited to take part in a survey at the following link:

Please feel free to circulate the link to anyone you think may be interested.

Please also note that you will be required to provide your contact details to complete the survey.

The Community Link

The Marburg and District Residents’ Association publishes an intermittent newsletter that is delivered to mailboxes in Marburg. The electronic file for the March 2012 edition may be accessed here: MRA_issue 9 (1.2 MB pdf document).

Contents include:

  • 2012 Black Snake Creek Festival planning
  • Details of the Marburg Youth and Young Adults Award Scheme
  • Water quality and salinity issues for the Black Snake Creek
  • Band in the Park
  • Details of upcoming Marburg events