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Suburban sports get $50 million Budget boost

Suburban sports get $50 million Budget boost     The Schrinner Council will invest more than $50 million in upgrading Brisbane’s sporting facilities over the next 12 months, cementing our position as an Olympic-ready city, and future-proofing suburban sport for future generations.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the upcoming 2021-22 Budget would provide a [...]

Suburban sports get $50 million Budget boost2021-06-14T05:17:36+00:00

Cross River Rail trucks to spoil CBD Sundays

Cross River Rail decision to allow trucks to spoil CBD Sundays Schrinner Council slams Cross River Rail decision to allow trucks to spoil CBD Sundays   The Schrinner Council’s Infrastructure Chair David McLachlan has condemned the decision to inundate Brisbane’s CBD with trucks every Sunday for the Cross River Rail Project. Cr McLachlan [...]

Cross River Rail trucks to spoil CBD Sundays2021-06-11T02:29:50+00:00

Building Flood Resilience in Brisbane – Residential Building Industry Event

Building Flood Resilience       Build Flood Resilience in Brisbane - Residential Building Industry Event Spaces are filling up fast for our event in two weeks' time, so we would like to remind you that you're invited to help build flood resilience in Brisbane. We hope to see you there. Join CitySmart, [...]

Building Flood Resilience in Brisbane – Residential Building Industry Event2021-06-10T05:27:39+00:00

Sustainability & Science Showcase

Sustainability Science Showcase empowering Queenslanders to help protect our planet Join Brisbane City Council's sustainability authority CitySmart, and the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist at the Queensland Museum, on Sunday 13 June to learn from leading scientists and sustainability experts who are at the forefront of research and community education at our Sustainability Science [...]

Sustainability & Science Showcase2021-06-09T23:52:58+00:00

Electric expansion as e-bikes prepare to hit the streets

e-bikes prepare to hit the streets     Brisbane residents and visitors will be able to jump on one of 800 sharable electric bikes from next month as the Electric expansion of e-bikes prepares to hit the streets.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced Neuron Mobility and Beam Mobility had been awarded the [...]

Electric expansion as e-bikes prepare to hit the streets2021-06-09T05:56:10+00:00

Local procurement policy delivers $1.8 billion for businesses in Brisbane

Local procurement policy delivers $1.8 billion for Local procurement in Brisbane   The Schrinner Council has spent more than $1.8 billion with local businesses as part of its buy local procurement policy.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said he introduced a new Local Buy Procurement Policy in mid-2019 to lift the amount of Council spend [...]

Local procurement policy delivers $1.8 billion for businesses in Brisbane2021-06-09T06:05:41+00:00

Schrinner Council slashes fees keeping Brisbane’s food businesses afloat

FoodFeeWaiversCentralWard Schrinner Council slashes fees to keep Brisbane’s businesses afloat   The Schrinner Council has revealed Brisbane’s food businesses have collectively saved more than $6.5 million in fee waivers since the start of the pandemic.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said more than 7000 businesses across 186 suburbs had their food business and [...]

Schrinner Council slashes fees keeping Brisbane’s food businesses afloat2021-06-08T04:02:52+00:00

Winter Sessions

Fortitude Music Hall - Winter Sessions Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner and I are calling on the State Government to help revive Brisbane’s music scene after backing new festival.   Venues, businesses and artists hit hard by the pandemic are set to benefit from a two-week music festival being backed by the Schrinner Council [...]

Winter Sessions2021-05-06T02:49:27+00:00

LGBTIQ – BURSARY

Supporting the LGBTIQ Community Do you identify with the LGBTIQ Community? Would $1,100 help you with your studies? Are you a female student, aged between 16-24 years, living in the Brisbane City Council area, enrolled in high school or tertiary studies, and identifying with the LGBTIQ community? Able to demonstrate your work in empowering [...]

LGBTIQ – BURSARY2021-05-06T02:35:58+00:00

BOTANICA – Contemporary Art Outside

Botanica - Contemporary Art Outside I chair Brisbane’s Arts and Nighttime Economy Committee and this May I want you to discover our stunning open-air art exhibition in the heart of Brisbane City at Botanica - Contemporary Art Outside from 7-16 May 2021, in the City Botanic Gardens from 5-10pm daily. As the sun [...]

BOTANICA – Contemporary Art Outside2021-04-27T01:41:41+00:00
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