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Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants 2019-20

Environment and Sustainability Grants Open til 9 December 2019 Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2019-20 I want to grow your Brisbane lifestyle and with the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program, we are supporting local community groups, non-profit organisations and registered native wildlife carers. Applications for the two [...]

More Jacarandas for Central Ward

Vicki plants the first Jacaranda of the 2019 Jacaranda Planting Program at Sydney and Brunswick Street Purpling Central Ward - More Jacarandas for Central Ward Since being elected, I have planted hundreds of street trees and thousands of plants in new garden beds in our suburbs. Locals will have seen the benefits of [...]

Carbon Neutral Brisbane

We’ve delivered new greenspaces   I am delighted we are creating new greenspace to make our city liveable and sustainable for our children. We delivered the Two Million Trees program and created large new community parks in suburbs like Tennyson and Coorparoo and Toowong. Brisbane was twice named Australia’s Most Sustainable City in 2014 and [...]

Lock Out Laws – QLD Australia’s Nanny State

Vicki Launching Valley Fiesta                     Brisbane City Council Meeting Minutes 30 July 2019 That this Council: a) reiterates its motion in this Chamber on 7 February 2017, opposing the State Government’s introduction of lockout laws;  b) notes recent independent research and media coverage, and [...]

Vicki rewards responsible dog lovers with registration discount

  We are rewarding responsible pet ownership by offering registration discounts of up to 65 per cent for some dog owners.   Brisbane was a dog-friendly city with more than 107,000 registered dogs and this new discount reflected Council’s commitment to give back to responsible dog owners.   “Bringing a new dog home is an [...]