Bowen Hills news and events

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 [...]

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture

  I’m so excited to welcome MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture back to the wonderful Brisbane City Council Powerhouse, our premier venue for arts and culture.   Now in its fifth year, this highly-anticipated event continues to grow, and in 2019 is bigger and better, welcoming local LGBTIQ+ artists as well as international [...]