Bowen Hills news and events

Celebrate Christmas in Central Ward

              Celebrate Christmas in Brisbane Oh what fun it is to celebrate Christmas in Brisbane! Brisbane is aglow again this festive season, with magical sights and sounds.  From 29th November – 24th December across The City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland, Christmas in Brisbane features an exciting program of fun events for all ages. [...]

Vicki commits $3M in new homeless support funding

      We are stepping-up Brisbane’s response to homelessness and rough sleeping by massively increasing funding for support program by $3 million over three years.   This the new funding was all about backing the fantastic organisations that are helping people out of a life on the streets.   “ We am establishing the [...]

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 [...]

Vicki delivering FREE off-peak travel for seniors on Council buses & ferries

Seniors will be able to travel for free off-peak on Brisbane buses, CityCats and ferries as part of the 2019/20 Brisbane City Council Budget.   Cr Schrinner has called on the State Labor Government to match the announcement for rail passengers in its Budget to be handed down tomorrow - Wednesday 12th June.   The [...]